PROJECT ESTIMATOR

Location: 

Atlanta, GA, US, 30303

Our company culture is built upon YKK’s philosophy called the CYCLE OF GOODNESS™.  We believe that providing value and being fair to our customers and our employees is what makes us a successful company in return.  Guided by our core values and fundamental behaviors, we strive to foster a caring company, committed employees and challenging work that benefits our employees, customers, and communities. We offer competitive compensation packages, training and advancement opportunities. YKK AP America provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package designed to provide the security they need to enjoy life at home and at work.  By providing a high level of benefit coverage at a reasonable cost to the employee, we hope to foster a long and productive employment relationship.

 

Position Summary

The purpose of this position is to analyze blueprints, specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare cost recaps and estimates for products, projects, or services by performing the following duties.

 

Essential Functions and Key Responsibilities

  • Reviews data to determine material take-off requirements and prepares itemized lists.
  • Computes cost factors and prepare estimates used for management purposes such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work; preparing bids; selecting vendors or subcontractors; and determining cost effectiveness.
  • Consults with clients, vendors, or other individuals to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.
  • Interfaces with other individuals in the organization to obtain support and commitment to the cost estimates.

Qualifications and Skill Requirements

  • Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school in construction or estimating plus 1 - 3 years of related experience in commercial glazing, commercial construction, residential construction, building facade or architectural aluminum industry; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Be vigilant about safety
  • Quality - conscious, oriented to excellence

 

YKK AP America Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all qualified applicants to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. Learn more about your EEO rights as an applicant (Opens in a new window).

 

YKK AP America Inc. will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants. United States Department of Labor. Learn more (Opens in a new window).

 

YKK AP America Inc. participates in the E-Verify program as required by law. Learn more about the E-Verify program (Opens in a new window)

 

YKK AP America Inc. is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to job applicants with physical or mental disabilities. Applicants with a disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can follow the process outlined below when applying for a position: Provide your name and contact information to YKK AP's  Accommodations team at accommodationrequest@ykkap.com. Your request will be responded to as soon as possible. Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.

 

Employment with YKK AP America Inc. is conditioned upon successfully completing a negative drug test for the presence of illegal drugs. 


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta