Position Description

Estimator
Location Savage, MN (Corporate)
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Working at Fabcon

Do you want to work at the top tier pre-fabricated concrete wall manufacturing and construction company in the East Coast and Midwest?

Do you see yourself at a company on the cusp of rapid growth due to creative products, lean manufacturing expertise, and market dominance?

Do you dream of being on a team that values leadership development and career growth opportunities?

If so, a career at Fabcon may be for you.

We are the precast wall panel industry leader in the United States.

Purpose/Scope:

Develop accurate, on-time estimates for prospective and listed projects and coordinate preconstruction activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Interpret architectural and structural drawings/specs for the purpose of developing project cost

  • Coordinate vendors & third-party resources as required for project development

  • Clarify/coordinate information with Sales, Engineering, Production, Field & Project Management

  • Perform detailed quantity take-off for project estimation

  • Record project information in CRM database

  • Develop cost changes throughout the project cycle and distribute to the appropriate departments

  • Undertake training on estimating systems, as well as the overall function and purpose of the company

  • Attend meetings as required

  • Special projects assigned by management

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two (2) year degree in Drafting/Estimating, Project/Construction management, or Architecture

  • 3 – 5 years of experience in commercial construction Estimating / Preconstruction or Project Management

Other Required Qualifications:

  • Strong working knowledge of and possess the ability to interpret architectural/structural drawings and specifications

  • High scanning accuracy and high mathematical aptitude

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

  • Willingness and ability to quickly learn new procedures

  • Well organized and detail orientated

  • Able to maintain focus on a given task

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Able to work with others in a collaborative manner

  • Demonstrate dedication to safety, customer satisfaction, quality and efficiency

  • Exhibit the ability and ambition for upward mobility in the organization

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Project/Construction management, Civil / Structural Engineering or Architecture

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to travel

  • Work variable hours

  • Office: Move 25lbs (not for all jobs, reasonable accommodations will be made), work with a computer for extended periods of time

  • Field (periodic):  Must be able to traverse uneven ground, move minimum of 50lbs., spatial awareness/depth perception, climb on a flatbed semi-trailer

  • Plant/Yard (periodic): Move minimum of 50lbs., spatial awareness/depth perception, walk, climb, bend at the waist, reach, forceful use of hand tools, vocal projection

Work Environment:

  • This position works in an office environment with occasional travel and visits to the plant, yard and field construction sites

  • Office: Quiet with some ambient noise, climate controlled, fluorescent lighting

  • Field: All types of weather conditions (year-round, Mid-west and Northeast), dirt/dust, noise from heavy machinery/vehicles

  • Plant/Yard: All types of weather conditions (year-round, Mid-west and Northeast), dirt/dust, noise from heavy machinery/vehicles, vibrations from machinery and vehicles, loud noises, little to no climate control, varying amounts of light, stairs, narrow walkways

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Fabcon is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, ancestry, family care status, veteran status, marital status, or any other lawfully protected status. Minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply. If you need a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process, please contact our Human Resources Department.

Qualified applicants are subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check upon receipt of conditional job offers. Our Drug Free Workplace Policy is available for inspection in the Human Resources office in Minnesota or our plant locations in Ohio, Kansas and Pennsylvania during normal business hours.

We participate in E-Verify and if you are hired, we will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from your Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. If the government cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, we are required to provide you with written instructions and an opportunity to contact DHS and/or the SSA before taking adverse action against you. Please refer to the posters on our website or DHS for more information on E-verify

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