June 12, 2018

Estimator, Northwest Precast, posted 6/12/2018

Northwest Precast


This full time position will prepare estimates and bids for architectural precast concrete manufacturing. The duties of the estimator include:

  • Carefully review bid documents to determine scope of precast work and quantity takeoff
  • Estimate company costs according to the scope and takeoff created, accounting for overhead costs accordingly
  • Use cultivated knowledge of market conditions and company backlog to create bid proposals, noting inclusions, exclusions, and options that could alter the cost as appropriate
  • Constantly strive to improve estimate accuracy by reviewing job performance against previous estimates and communicating with the rest of the Northwest Precast team
  • Top candidates will be organized, detailed, and process orientated. Additionally, ideal candidates will communicate well with many different parties, including production and accounting within the company, as well as outside general contractors and architects.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Ability to read and understand bid drawings and specifications.
  • General understanding of precast concrete production and installation
  • Effectively manage time in order to meet deadlines
  • Good cross-functional communication skills
  • Adaptable to changing demands
  • Strong analytical skills and problem solving

Northwest Precast is an APA Certified plant that has been producing quality architectural precast and cast stone products for installation in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho since 1990. We pride ourselves on quality. Architects, General Contractors and Developers look to Northwest Precast as a resource for innovative solutions. With our technical knowledge, extensive hands on experience, state-of-the-art facility, and in house 3-D computer design team, we are able to provide creative and economical results.

Please send emails with resumes to: andrew.eklund@nw-precast.com