Construction Project Estimator/Purchasing agent (146 views)

Metalite Truss Systems of Florida is one of the largest, most trusted, award-winning Commercial cold-formed/light gauge Metal Roof Truss contractors serving the Southeast USA since 1987.

We specialize in cold-formed/light gauge Metal Roof Truss manufacturing/erection and we are looking to immediately hire a qualified FULL-TIME Construction Project Estimator/Purchasing agent into our OSHA compliant Drug-free environment.


Job duties
– Prepares work to be accomplished by gathering information and requirements, setting priorities
– Obtains bids from vendors and subcontractors by specifying materials, identifying qualified subcontractors, negotiating price
– Maintains key cost by calculation, followed by updating information
– Resolves cost discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information
– Prepares special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends
– Contractor follow-up, collecting and organizing bid results
– Contributes to team efforts by accomplishing related results as needed including creating material lists and ordering equipment, and materials for all ongoing projects
– Promote Company core values and associated culture, safety, leadership, quality and client satisfaction

– Construction experience is required
– One to two years in a fast-paced business environment would be helpful

Core Competencies
– Communication, Initiative, time management, attention to detail, and self-motivated
– Computer skills include knowledge of MS office, Excel, Word, Design Reviewer, Adobe, and construction take-off software

Work Environment
– This position operates in a professional project site office environment
– This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines

– High School Diploma or equivalent
– Industry related college degree is preferred

Position Type
– Full-time
– Annual salary based on experience and education

Annual Salary
– Salary ranging from $45K-60K based on experience

Perks We Offer
– Paid vacation and holidays
– Annual bonuses available

Minimal, primarily limited to Florida job site locations

Salary Type: Per Year

Salary Range: $50,000-$70,000