Morton Buildings

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Construction Estimator

Construction Estimator

Job ID 
2017-6375
# Positions 
1
Location 
US-IL-MORTON
Experience (Years) 
..
Posted Date 
10/10/2017
Category 
Construction Management/Estimating

More information about this job

Overview

Morton Buildings, Inc. is the industry leader in post-frame construction.  We have been in business for more than 110 years and have six manufacturing plants servicing 106 construction centers nationwide.

 

Per year, across America, more than 3,500 new buildings sport the familiar Morton M.

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Construction Estimators will work on a wide variety of custom designed projects, interacting with various departments throughout the company to organize and develop material take-offs and preparing material requisitions.

Responsibilities

  • Conducts price reviews on all building orders and their components, assembling material take offs from building plans and conducting administrative review of all contractual paperwork between Morton, Morton subcontractors and the owner. 
  • Prepares material requisitions for specialty components manufactured at our facilities, calculating and ordering specialty merchandise from vendors, and coordinating with drafting technicians, engineers and project managers on the creation and verification of all drawings and details. 
  • Interacts with various individuals within the company such as engineers, architects, drafting technicians, project managers, sales consultants and construction personnel. 
  • Takes on a wide variety of custom designed projects that may include farm machinery storage facilities, suburban garages, horse barns, houses, veterinarian clinics, restaurants, churches, office complexes, manufacturing facilities and much more. 
  • All estimators work in a hands-on training environment that includes various training sessions with the aid of various Morton Buildings’ manuals and visual aids.

 

Qualifications

  • Minimum 4 year construction related degree or 2-year degree in a construction related field with previous construction experience.
  • Must be highly motivated with the ability to meet daily deadlines
  • Previous hands on experience with Auto CAD 2011 or higher is preferred
  • Self starter with a positive, willing to learn attitude and extremely detail-oriented.
  • Able to work independently, as well as within a team setting.
  • Service minded with excellent communication skills.

Benefits

  • Competitive hourly wages
  • In depth training program
  • 401K and E.S.O.P. retirement programs
  • Profit Sharing
  • Excellent Medical / Dental / Prescription plan
  • Life Insurance and optional short / long term disability insurance
  • Company incentive trips, paid holidays, vacation and sick time

Morton Buildings, Inc. Is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-Free Workplace