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Position:  Rebar Estimator

Reporting:  Reports directly to the Estimating Manager

Purpose: The Rebar Estimator is responsible for preparing cost estimates by analyzing proposals, job specification, and requirements provided by customers and the sales team. The ability to read, understand, and critique architectural and structural blueprints leading to the production of take-offs and material lists is crucial. To support our customers in reaching their deadlines and milestones, the Rebar Estimator should work with the detailers and administrative teams to help ensure all individuals have the information required. To do this, the Rebar Estimator must be familiar with all aspects of a customer’s project, the availability of product, and the resources required to help our customers achieve their goals.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Creating and processing accurate, complete rebar and material quotes
  • Working within multiple operating systems and departments
  • Communicating with customers
  • Creating high volume work
  • Working to support multiple customers
  • Reading civil/ structural/ architectural plans
  • Works autonomously to provide quick and accurate quotes on a daily basis
  • Must be able to work in web based plan rooms/websites
  • Analyze and interpret Barnsco’s scope of work from bid items lists
  • Download plans from multiple plan rooms (such as TXDot, ISqFt, Dropbox, etc.)
  • Read and interpret TXDot and city plans
  • Estimate material quantities that Barnsco provides on each job based on the bid items list and downloaded plans
  • Write up thorough and accurate quotes of each job providing item descriptions, pricing and terms
  • Revise quotes as needed when addendums and/or new plans become available
  • Product searches of non-stock items that we might be able to provide (getting cost and adding to quote as needed)

Required Education & Experience:

  • 3-5 years of experience in construction, construction supply, estimating, or project coordination
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills needed with an understanding of fundamentals in estimating and project controls
  • Ability to breakdown construction operations into a logical sequence of activities; Fundamental understanding of construction phasing and organization of building components
  • Basic understanding of construction blueprints required
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Knowledge of the construction market including pricing conventions and trends
  • Experience using computers for a variety of tasks, including applications such as Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel for formulating proposals and project management
  • AutoCAD experience is required
  • Working knowledge of industry reference material (i.e. CRSI and ACI)
  • Experience using Bluebeam (Preferred)
  • High school diploma required
  • Bilingual – English/Spanish (Preferred)