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Construction Estimator

Company: SERVPRO
Location: Kenner
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Servpro of Metairie, Construction Estimator

Do you love helping people through difficult situations?

Then, don't miss your chance to join our Franchise as a Construction Estimator. In this position, you will be making a difference each and every day. We have a sincere drive toward the goal of helping make fire and water damage "Like it never even happened"!

Our Franchise is seeking someone who is comfortable working hard in challenging situations, enjoys meeting new people, has excellent communication skills, and is a serious multi-tasker. If you are self-motivated and have superb interpersonal skills, then you'll thrive in this work environment. Are you highly dependable and super-excited about routinely exceeding expectations? Then you may be our perfect hero!

As a valued SERVPRO - Franchise employee, you will receive a competitive pay rate, with opportunity to learn and grow.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Customer Satisfaction
  • a. Establish customer relationship for construction services
  • b. Educate customer on the construction process
  • Work with customers to understand desired upgrades/changes
  • Ensure that estimates meet client requirements.
  • Project Initiation
    • Analyze labor, material, and time requirements for a project
    • Create an accurate sketch and initial scope of work for construction projects.
    • Deliver a consistent and well-defined initial estimate.
    • Recognize project constraints and/or needed upgrades
    • Work with Project Manager to price bid items, if needed.
    • Project Planning
      • Identify and document finalized project scope of work.
      • Work with outside resources as necessary to complete accurate estimate (i.e Structural Engineers, ITEL, Electrical Inspectors, etc.)
      • Assemble accurate and well-organized estimates.
      • Deliver and Communicate estimate to Project Manager.

        Necessary Experience and Skill Set
        • 2 years previous construction estimating and/or insurance adjusting experience
        • Superb customer service track record
        • Effective written and oral communication
        • Advanced math skills
        • Proficient use of Xactimate--- estimating software
        • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
        • Team Player
        • Must have good driving record
          Formal Education/Training
          • BA in engineering, construction science or similar relevant field preferred
            Physical and Work Environment Requirements

            Walking and/or standing throughout the day. Frequent driving and sitting. Occasionally climbing ladders. The employee is occasionally exposed to extreme conditions such as heat. The noise level in the work environment and jobsites can be loud.

            Normal Working Hours, Additional Working Hours, and Travel Requirements

            This is a full-time position, working 7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday, 45 hours per week. This position frequently requires long hours, working on-call, and weekend work. Travel is required and is primarily local. However, some out-of-area and overnight travel may be expected.

            Each SERVPRO - Franchise is Independently Owned and Operated. Revised 07/20

            Compensation: $40,000.00 - $55,000.00 per year


            At SERVPRO, you have the opportunity to make a positive difference in the lives of people around you each and every day. We are seeking individuals who are self-motivated, proactive, responsible, and service-oriented teammates. Please join us in our mission to help our customers in their greatest moments of need. If you are highly dependable and excited about exceeding expectations, then you may be just the person we're looking for. Please search for a franchise near you to explore the opportunities waiting for you at SERVPRO. We look forward to hearing from you.

            Like It Never Even Happened -

            As a team, we are proud to offer our customers the industry-leading level of service. Each of our nearly 1800 franchises offers a broad variety of opportunities to help, to serve, and to repair and restore people's homes and businesses. If you have a passion for making a difference, our franchises are looking for you.

            All employees of a SERVPRO - Franchise are hired by, employed by, and under the sole supervision and control of an independently owned and operated SERVPRO - Franchise. SERVPRO - Franchise employees are not employed by, jointly employed by, agents of, or under the supervision or control of Servpro Franchisor, LLC, in any manner whatsoever.

Keywords: SERVPRO, Kenner , Construction Estimator, Other , Kenner, Louisiana

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