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UNIVERSAL FOREST PRODUCTS REMOTE - Multifamily Estimator in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Join our operations team where you will be influential in shaping our business strategy and ensuring we have the most effective operations. Be your own boss by creating your own career path and pushing your professional limits. UFP Site Built is the leader in designing and manufacturing value-added wood and non-wood products for the construction industry. We offer a wide variety of wood structural components, aluminum decks and rails, and light gauge steel structural components. The Multifamily Estimator is responsible for estimating the detailed list of materials, (Prefabricated wood roof and floor trusses, engineered wood products, wall panels, and hardware) for purchasing and production, according to architectural plans and engineered drawings. Location: can be onsite in Plainville, MA or remote in Northeastern part of United States Principal Duties and Responsibilities Provides a detailed list of material estimates from drawings for purchasing and field construction Estimates and submits proposals for approval Assists coordinating the project at various stages with shipping lists, field support take offs, and construction Communicates effectively with all organizational levels Provides problem-solving solutions using Building Codes and product information Assist other estimators Works with estimating & Project Management to complete assignments in a timely manner Compile legible quotes for submission to client Performs other duties as required Qualifications Knowledge 3-5 Years of Experience with Multi-family / Commercial estimating required Proficiency in hand done material take-offs Working knowledge and experience using Planswift or excel preferred Working knowledge and experience reading architectural and engineered drawings Construction experience with hands on framing experience preferred Skills and abilities Proficiency in the use of the English language in reading, writing and speaking Excellent written skills Ability to read and understand construction drawings Ability to read, understand and interpret building codes Strong math skills including algebra and geometry Strong analytical and problem solving skills Strong Organizational Skills Ability to use a computer terminal Ability to learn estimating software Ability to successfully interact with all organizational levels and the public Ability to communicate effectively with others, including customers, builders, peers, and management Ability to manage several activities/projects at once, to organize and prioritize work, to meet deadlines, and work under little supervision Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and ability to learn estimating software Ability to perform duties independently, while also functioning as part of the overall team Ability to sit at a desk for prolonged periods of time, be mobile in the work environment, and work hours mandated by management Ability to pass a drug test Bonus/Incentive Pay A discretionary quarterly bonus based on Company and business unit performance may also be provided. Benefits currently offered to our employees Medical Insurance Health savings account with company contribution Dental insurance Vision insurance Basic and voluntary life insurance Disability insurance 401(k) plan with company match Paid vacation and holidays Stock purchase program with employee discount Educational reimbursement Wellness programs and challenges Other supplemental benefits The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Universal Forest Products and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.