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The STEBBINS Engineering and Manufacturing Company

Start: November/07/2018

Structural Drafter & Estimator

 

JOB TITLE:                            STRUCTURAL DRAFTER & ESTIMATOR

 

                            

 

LOCATION:                          Watertown, New York

 

              

 

SUPERVISOR:                      Drafting/Estimating Manager

 

 

 

SUBORDINATES:                None

 

                                 

 

REVISION DATE:                 April 13, 2018        

 

 

STATUS:                                Full-time, Non-exempt

 

   

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES OF THE JOB: 

 

 

 

DRAFTER DUTIES:

 

 

 

READ AND INTERPRET CUSTOMER PRINTS FOR THE PURPOSE OF PREPARING DRAWINGS, STEBBINS' ESTIMATES RELATIVE TO DRAWINGS, & STEBBINS' ENGINEERING DESIGN INVOLVING TILE, BRICK, REINFORCING STEEL AND FIBERGLASS FOR DRAWING PREPARATION.

 

 

 

CALCULATE LINING CONFIGURATION WORKING WITH SPECIFICATIONS, INCLUDING NOZZLE AND INSERT LENGTHS. 

 

 

 

PREPARE SIMPLE OUTLINE DRAWINGS, CONSTRUCTION DRAWINGS, REINFORCING STEEL DRAWINGS, LINING DRAWINGS, FABRICATION DRAWINGS, & SCAFFOLD DRAWINGS

 

 

 

COMPLETE REINFORCING STEEL TAKE-OFFS, PREPARE REINFORCING STEEL ORDER LISTS, & PREPARE SCAFFOLD MATERIAL TAKE-OFFS.

 

 

 

KEEP SUPERVISOR ADVISED OF ALL PROBLEMS AFFECTING THE DESIGN AND SPECIFICATIONS WHERE THEY DO NOT CONFORM TO COMPANY STANDARDS.

 

 

 

PREPARE FORMING/ SHORING CALCULATIONS.

 

 

 

DETERMINE MATERIAL QUANITITES FOR SIMPLE BLUE CARDS & PROPOSALS

 

 

 

ESTIMATOR DUTIES:

 

 

 

Document control and review of all estimate background information, including client's Request for Quotation (RFQ), internal Request for Estimate (RFE), correspondence, drawings, and specifications from both paper copy and electronic documents, and preparation of a work breakdown structure for the project estimate.

 

 

 

Manage and track assigned estimate progress to coordinate requirements with the necessary parties involved.

 

 

 

Conduct quantity verification within the project cost estimate, utilizing various software tools, and develop computerized takeoff sheets to accurately identify all costs for the project estimate.

 

 

 

Identify potential risks and betterments for each assigned project, and report to manager these findings.

 

 

 

Solicit labor union representatives for wage determinations, and material vendors for respective pricing for the estimates.

 

 

 

Assist the purchasing department with the preparation of subcontractor bid packages.

 

 

 

Create complete cost estimates using corporate estimating software, including all labor, equipment, materials, subcontractors, crew's productivity, and other costs for internal review and proposal submission using internal processes and client provided bid forms.

 

 

 

Upon award of jobs, develop preliminary bill of materials and project budgets based on the estimates for the job, and interact with the jobsite personnel to track and report job progress, comparing actual performance to estimated performance. This will also include project changes to original scope.

 

 

 

Generate estimates and the respective budget and tracking updates for change orders and estimate variances generated during job construction phase.

 

 

 

ADDITIONAL DRAFTER AND ESTIMATOR DUTIES:

 

 

 

BE KNOWLEDGEABLE OF STEBBINS' STANDARDS AND Provide feedback to assist with the improvement of the department operations, including cost/time saving ideas.

 

 

 

Participate in professional development or educational programs as requested or required.

 

 

 

Responsible for the accurate, timely preparation of complete cost estimates and drafting projects for all assigned projects.

 

 

 

BE ABLE TO REACT TO CHANGE AND HANDLE OTHER TASKS AS ASSIGNED.

 

 

 

MAKE FIELD TRIPS AS REQUIRED.

 

 

 

Additional duties as assigned by the Manager.

 

 

 

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS:   Must be able to follow prescribed office policies and procedures and obey all safety rules.  Maintain confidentiality of sensitive and confidential information.  Report to work in a neat and well-groomed appearance to ensure a good corporate image and represent the Company in a professional manner at all times. Able to react to change productively and handle other tasks as assigned. Must possess a valid driver's license.

 

 

 

EDUCATION:  AAS or BS Degree in Civil Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technolog, Math, Science, or Construction Management; or  BOCES with equivalent work experience.

 

 

 

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:   Experience working with CAD (Computer aided drafting) machine; Strong math background; computer literate; able to read blue prints and interpret drawings; familiar with general estimating procedures; accuracy; estimating; ability to make decisions according to policies and procedures; ability to understand and carry out instructions; ability to handle responsibility with limited supervision; strong interpersonal communications and organizational skills.

 

 

 

EQUIPMENT USED:  CAD machine, plotter, Personal computer, telephone, fax, copier, personal protective equipment, jobsite equipment, and safety equipment.

 

 

 

ON-JOB TRAINING:  12-24 Months

 

 

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:   An office environment and occasional travel to a construction jobsite environment which could include exposure to hot/cold weather, noise, dust, fumes, chemicals, and other construction site hazards. There is contact with the entire office and field staff and with the general public.

 

 

 

LICENSES/CERTIFICATION:  None

 

 

 

JOB DEMANDS:  Oral Communications; Written Communications; Technical Communications; Time Management; Math Aptitude; Planning; Organization; Professionalism; Project Management; Reading Skills; Computer Literacy; Sitting; Standing; Walking; Hearing; Seeing; Lifting; Carrying; Pushing; Pulling; Climbing; Kneeling; Bending; Stress; Reaching; Memory; Smelling; Alertness; Problem Solving; Finger/Hand Dexterity; Working In Excess Of Regular Work Week; Interaction with Staff, Vendors, Clients and Union Halls; Meeting Deadlines; Telephone Contact; Domestic Travel (potential of international travel); Must be able to wear safety appliances such as full mask respirator.

 

 

 

ACCOUNTABILITIES:  Responsible for timely and accurate completion of all assigned duties.

 

 

 

NOTE: The information provided in this description is intended to provide the general scope of the nature and level of work performed by an employee holding this position.  It should not be considered a contract of employment; nor a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.  Management reserves the right to edit these responsibilities at any time within reason and the company reserves the right to exercise its employment-at-will rights at any time.

   

      

 

 

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