Requisition Number: 0201 MFEST 001
Job Title: Multi-Family Estimator
City: Eighty Four
State: PA
Salary Range: N/A

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Multi-Family Estimator

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Description/Job Summary

The Multi-Family Estimator is responsible for estimating for type 3 and type 5 construction for wood frame multi-story buildings. Associates will meet with contractors and their customers to assist them in the estimating process and complete all plans in the time frame agreed upon with clients. Estimators must be very detail orientated, patient, and have experience estimating either manually or with approved software. This position assists in the day-to-day operations of the store as assigned by the Store Manager.

Required Skills

• Create material lists for the specific purposes of installed sales
• Will be involved in material usage in addition to estimating
• Will work on the creation of scopes of work for subcontracted labor
• Reading plans and creating estimates
• Meeting with customers or making changes
• Store duties as assigned

Preferred Skills

• Ability to use discretion and independent judgment.
• Ability to review a given set of architectural drawings and estimate the costs for the various wood materials and labor to complete the job.
• Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business reports, technical procedures and /or 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.
• Word Processing Software
• Inventory Software
• Spreadsheet Software

Required Experience

• 5+ years of experience with residential estimating
• Relevant company estimating software a plus

Required Education

• High school diploma or general education degree (GED)


Requires frequent sitting, use of hands, reaching, talking and listening. Periodically requires standing and walking. Rarely this position climbs, balances, stoops, kneels, crouches and crawls.
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84 Lumber Company is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.