Lumber Yard Material Estimator

Job Title: Lumber Yard Material Estimator
Posted: Sep 25, 2016
Ames, IA
Type: Full-time

Job Description

Munn Lumber in Ames has an opening for a material estimator (residential wood framing) to provide exceptional customer service and exceed our customer's expectations on a consistent basis.
Munn Lumber is a great place to work, we offer the following benefits:
Competitive compensation
401(k) plan
Health and dental insurance
Life insurance
Employee purchase discounts
6 paid holidays (for full-time employees)
Paid time off (for full-time employees)
Growth opportunities and excellent training
Munn Lumber is a drug free workplace and an equal opportunity employer!
The Estimator position is responsible for residential and commercial takeoffs for both installed and material projects. This incumbent reviews plans and specifications relative to the schedule and scope of work, and works closely with salespeople to coordinate construction projects and paperwork. Estimators will:
Read blueprints
Utilize computer for blueprint takeoffs
Communicate with professional builders
Communicate with salesmen

Skills & Experience

Required Skills
Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures and government regulations; write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals; effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists; interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
Ability to read commercial blueprints.
Required Experience:
At least two years’ experience in estimating or in the building materials or construction industry.
High School diploma or general education degree (GED).
Competitive pay based on experience, e mail resume to

Additional Information

Posted: Sep 25, 2016
Ames, IA
Education: High School or equivalent
Type: Full-time