Estimator
McCoy's Building Supply
San Marcos, TX Posted 4/4/2021 Full Time Construction, Retail

SUMMARY

Creates material lists and takeoffs from blueprints sent from local store location and regionally assigned locations

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Reads and interprets blueprints of prospective and current customers of McCoy’s, for both residential and commercial projects. Generates materials lists for individual projects based on standard, local building codes and submits materials lists to the store(s) in a timely manner

  • Ensures quality customer service through personal and/or phone interaction with retail store employees. May assist retail store employees with product information and answering questions as necessary, including product usage and application, and/or blueprint changes or edits

  • May consult customers concerning questions or concerns on blueprints and materials lists

  • Follows Standard Operating Procedures while carrying out the responsibilities of the position

  • Attends and participates in store or regional meetings, continuing education, and/or company/department training sessions as required

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position has no supervisory responsibilities

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. Must be able to perform and comprehend basic business and financial calculations

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations

  • Ability to utilize strong multi-tasking, organizational, prioritization, and follow-up skills necessary for managing multiple projects at one time in a professional manner and under minimal supervision

  • Ability to utilize company point-of-sale system (MAC21), Microsoft Word & Excel, estimating software (PreBuilt ML) and other 3rd party software applications at an intermediate level

  • Knowledge and understanding of reading and interpreting blueprints and structural designs, including calculating necessary information for bid and quote processes

WORK AVAILABILITY

  • Must maintain regular and acceptable attendance at such level as is determined by management

  • Must be regularly available and willing to work at least 8 hours per day, 40 hours per week, or such other hours per day or hours per week as the employer determines are necessary or desirable to meet business needs

  • Must be available and willing to work such overtime per day or per week as the employer determines is necessary or desirable to meet business needs

  • Must be available and willing to work such weekends and holidays as the employer determines are necessary or desirable to meet its business needs

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

  • This position may require occasional travel with overnight stays

  • Must meet driver’s license and driver eligibility requirements of the Company

  • Must have current auto liability insurance

  • Must be able to use company or personal vehicle to visit customers, job sites and purchasing offices of company accounts

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and depth perception

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, and outside weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

McCoy’s is an equal opportunity employer. Equal access to programs, services and employment is available to all persons. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodations in the application and/or interview process should contact a representative of the Human Resources Department.

LOCATION:

San Marcos, TX
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