We are looking for a diligent Preconstruction Estimator to join our Facades team. You will help prepare accurate estimates for projects by gathering information and analyzing important metrics. You will provide knowledge of cost and benefits that support profitable business decisions. The ideal candidate will have excellent numerical skills and an analytical mindset. You must be thorough and skilled in managing relationships with key persons. The goal is to provide detailed reports so the company can make informed decisions that will enhance its profitability and growth. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES Work with the Facades team and other stakeholders to provide conceptual estimates, detailed estimates, and cost models/options. Gather first-hand information from project documents, site, and other requirements. Understand project requirements and Wells building solutions. Perform risk analysis. Organize, research, and strategically plan for estimate preparation, costing, scheduling, and final submission to the client. Plans layout of project for Wells building solutions and integrates client design for client review and approval. Prepares project model using Bluebeam Revu, Revit, or Sketchup. Obtain, review, and qualify estimates and schedules from trade partners/subcontractors and vendors. Participate in Design Assist meetings and other project review meetings as needed. Use software for data analysis and to record project metrics, estimates, and cost history. Maintains effective communication with project stakeholders. Build relationships with key stakeholders. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED Experience in the prefabrication, construction and build community. Proven experience as estimator or similar position. Familiarity with financial and project management principles. In depth knowledge of research and data analysis methods and estimation formulas. Analytical mindset. Thoroughness and reliability. Collaborative, outgoing, and driven personality. Thrives in fast paced, changing environment. Must be motivated and self-driven to complete a task. Ability to proactively identify project issues and seek out solutions. Must be organized, motivated, flexible and can prioritize and handle multiple projects simultaneously. Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills; interacts effectively and professionally with individuals at all levels and outside vendors Able to exercise appropriate discretion when handling confidential and/or sensitive information. EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's Degree (Preferred) 3 to 5 years of estimating experience WORKING CONDITIONS Ability to travel as necessary General office environment with a moderate exposure to production environment This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor. EMPLOYEE BENEFITS Wells values our employees and is committed to providing a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. We offer paid holidays, health, dental and vision insurance, as well as flex spending for medical and daycare, a health savings account, and 401(k) plan with profit sharing. We'll also pay your premium for short- and long-term disability, and life insurance.* *Please note that the benefits listed here are for non-union employees. Benefits for union employees are covered under separate collective bargaining agreements which can be obtained through their union business agent or their HR representative. Wells is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, disWe are looking for a diligent Preconstruction Estimator to join our Facades team. You will help prepare accurate estimates for projects by gathering information and analyzing important metrics. You will provide knowledge of cost and benefits that support profitable business decisions. The ideal candidate will have excellent numerical skills and an analytical mindset. You must be thorough and skilled in managing relationships with key persons. The goal is to provide detailed reports so the company can make informed decisions that will enhance its profitability and growth. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES Work with the Facades team and other stakeholders to provide conceptual estimates, detailed estimates, and cost models/options. Gather first-hand information from project documents, site, and other requirements. Understand project requirements and Wells building solutions. Perform risk analysis. Organize, research, and strategically plan for estimate preparation, costing, scheduling, and final submission to the client. Plans layout of project for Wells building solutions and integrates client design for client review and approval. Prepares project model using Bluebeam Revu, Revit, or Sketchup. Obtain, review, and qualify estimates and schedules from trade partners/subcontractors and vendors. Participate in Design Assist meetings and other project review meetings as needed. Use software for data analysis and to record project metrics, estimates, and cost history. Maintains effective communication with project stakeholders. Build relationships with key stakeholders. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED Experience in the prefabrication, construction and build community. Proven experience as estimator or similar position. Familiarity with financial and project management principles. In depth knowledge of research and data analysis methods and estimation formulas. Analytical mindset. Thoroughness and reliability. Collaborative, outgoing, and driven personality. Thrives in fast paced, changing environment. Must be motivated and self-driven to complete a task. Ability to proactively identify project issues and seek out solutions. Must be organized, motivated, flexible and can prioritize and handle multiple projects simultaneously. Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills; interacts effectively and professionally with individuals at all levels and outside vendors Able to exercise appropriate discretion when handling confidential and/or sensitive information. EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's Degree (Preferred) 3 to 5 years of estimating experience WORKING CONDITIONS Ability to travel as necessary General office environment with a moderate exposure to production environment This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor. EMPLOYEE BENEFITS Wells values our employees and is committed to providing a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. We offer paid holidays, health, dental and vision insurance, as well as flex spending for medical and daycare, a health savings account, and 401(k) plan with profit sharing. We'll also pay your premium for short- and long-term disability, and life insurance.* *Please note that the benefits listed here are for non-union employees. Benefits for union employees are covered under separate collective bargaining agreements which can be obtained through their union business agent or their HR representative. Wells is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, disa
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