Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce
Job Offer #15246

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Job Title.
   Building Materials Estimator
Short Description of the Job.
   Estimating for building matierals industry
Complete Description of the Job.
   Prepare, review and distribute estimates for various customers and projects. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Customer Service •Acknowledge, greet and assist customers in a timely and professional manner •Handle telephone and electronic inquiries efficiently and effectively •Identify the needs and provide the appropriate level of assistance to the customer •Effectively research and resolve customer complaints and conflicts Sales Skills •Understand the marketplace •Know product features •Work to meet prospect customers’ needs •Effective suggestive and upgrade selling and add on sales •Effective closing technique •Quote follow up- quote to order conversion •Develop a continuous business relationship with our customers and vendors •Share expertise with others Estimating •Estimate quantities of material to be purchased. •Keep open lines of communication with sales person and customer. •Uses expert judgment to interpret codes & standards, design processes, specifications and drawings. •Interpret scope of work statements, specifications, drawing conflicts, ambiguities and uncertainties. •Advises and collects information from other departments on any items pertinent to the development of complete estimates. •Ensure estimates are completed within the required time-frame. •Contact suppliers and vendors for current prices. •Notify customer of discrepancies or error in plans. •Visit job sites to gather information as required in order to perform estimates. Other duties may be assigned To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. •Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required. 2-3 years of industry and/or estimating experience preferred. •Language Ability: Effective communication skills both verbally and in writing with individuals inside and outside of the company •Math Ability: Ability to perform advanced mathematical calculations required to accurately complete assigned tasks. •Reasoning Ability: Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written or oral form. Ability to use sound judgment and problem solving skills to analyze customer needs and to recommend the proper course of action. •Computer Skills: Proficient keyboard and computer skills including Microsoft office and other Company and discipline specific software applications •Certificates and License: None are required.
Job Category.
   Other/Not Listed
Job Level.
   Mid Career
Position Type.
   Full Time
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Employer Info.
   Curtis Lumber Company
885 Route 67
Ballston Spa, NY 12020
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