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Junior Estimator 

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At EBCO General Contractor, LTD. our Estimators are responsible for successful bidding and costing for a wide variety of commercial projects.

This is an entry level position and a rare opportunity for an intellectually sharp and construction oriented individual with 0-2 years of experience in a professional construction business environment.

The successful candidate will perform assignments specific to construction project estimating duties, necessary to support the Senior Level Estimators and help the company to pursue new work. This position will offer continuous mentoring and training by Senior Level Estimators and Project Managers with 'Hands On' responsibility to grow professionally, learn the necessary know-how and understand the estimating/quotation process.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • Reading drawings, specifications, and RFP's
  • Creating initial detailed take-offs to support construction cost estimates for all trades
  • Support of Senior Estimators in the preparation of cost estimates and proposals
  • Obtaining, analyzing, and tracking vendor quotes
  • Tracking costs and quantities
  • Accumulating and evaluating historical cost data for the development of future estimates
  • Reviewing and evaluating take-offs of others from existing drawings or specs
  • Working with estimating team to strategize final bids
  • Visiting project sites with Project Manager to better understand our construction methods
  • Attend training to develop relevant knowledge and skills.
Position Requirements

Must be a team player with strong communication skills written and verbal, good mathematical and analytical capabilities, as well as the attention to detail and the ability to read and understand construction drawings/documents.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to work independently as well as a part of a team with the competence to clear prioritize in order to meet deadlines working under pressure in a high intensity environment.

Proficiency with Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint is required.

About the Organization EBCO originated in Cameron in 1984, serving as a residential and light commercial framing contractor. The company quickly established a reputation for excellence, providing personalized service and high-quality construction standards, which motivated repeat business and strong customer relationships.

In 1996, EBCO General Contractor focused solely on commercial construction work in Texas. Over the next few years, the company successfully completed an increasing profile of new construction and renovation projects, ranging in scope from public buildings to retail outlets, banks to hotels, and from schools to distribution centers. Our strong backbone of experience and network of growing clientele has increased our project scope to include a portfolio of hospitals, assisted living, and multi-family housing. We now perform work throughout the United States.

Today, EBCO is one of the top general contracting firms in Texas. EBCO is known for its service excellence, specialized skills, and outstanding safety record in commercial construction. To be a relationship-based, customer-focused construction company with enduring value by serving and delighting our clients, contributing to the quality of life in our communities, and providing our employees the opportunity to grow and develop in the organization.

Core Values:
• We will stand for the best things and respond in positive ways.
• Customers are paramount.
• We are members of one team and will treat each other with respect.
• We will grow profitably using systems, flexibility, and innovation.
• We will be safe, do great things, have fun!!!
Benefits Highly competitive base salaries • Employer-paid Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance • Employer-paid Short-Term Disability • Employer-paid Basic Life Insurance • Industry leading 401K • Paid time off + 8 company-paid Holidays per year • Semi-annual Operations Training and Leadership meetings  

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