PROJECT ENGINEER / ESTIMATOR SUPPORT
Description


A Project Engineer is responsible for managing and producing projects within specifications, on time, and within budgets. Duties include pre-construction activities to job completion and close out on assigned projects working in collaboration with owners, architects, and engineers.


An Estimator Support will aid in estimating jobs and will provide support for the sales team with ongoing and upcoming projects as assigned by the management team.


Job Type

  • Full time 

Compensation

  • 42,000 to 65,000+ Salary, negotiable depending on roles, responsibilities, and experience

Benefits

  • Employee Health Insurance 100% paid by company
  • Spouse/family Health Insurance 25% of premium paid by company
  • Dental Insurance after 60 days
  • Vison Insurance after 60 days 
  • 401K/Profit sharing
  • Company paid Smartphone
  • Company paid I-pad/Laptop
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Recertification of OSHA 10 hour course, Manlift, Forklift, and First Aid by company if needed
  • Paid time off, amount negotiable depending on tenure and experience 
  • Paid training 

Job Duties: PROJECT ENGINEER 

  • Participates in weekly production meeting      
  • Completes pre-construction documentation, i.e., submittals, warranties, shop drawings, and permitting
  • Coordinates with accounting, purchase orders, subcontracts, and buyout material for sold projects in a timely manner
  • Manages and schedules material deliveries and follow ups for ongoing projects
  • Manages and tracks, RFI’s, RFP’s, ASI’s DFA’s and changes orders for projects in progress
  • Coordinates pre-construction meetings to communicate project information
  • Conduct project site visits
  • Attended the post-job meeting to review final job results
  • Monitor projects in progress to maintain project budgets and timelines

Job Duties: ESTIMATOR SUPPORT

  • Prepares pre-bid documents
  • Gathers material and manufacturer quotes for projects 
  • Assists with take offs and blueprint management 
  • Attends pre-bid and preconstruction meetings for field take off and site verification
  • Maintains vendor relations for the purpose of retaining best pricing status
  • Develops new customers and maintains customer relations
  • Delivers bid documents and attends bid openings
Requirements


  • 18 years of age or older
  • Ability to pass pre-hire physical and pre-hire drug screen
  • Must have basic computer skills and the ability to learn new software
  • Valid Driver’s License with no restriction
  • Experience in customer service
  • 3 years construction industry experience (preferred)
  • Knowledge of multiple roofing systems (preferred)

Skills 

  •  Be professional, respectful, and maintain composure with customers and co-workers
  • Possess accurate oral and written communication skills
  • Fluent in English
  • Bi-lingual English and Spanish beneficial
  • Ability to listen, follow instructions, and learn new tasks
  • Self-motivation and ability to prioritize
  • Task-oriented and dependable
  • Team oriented with ability to excel in a team environment
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Proficient problem solver 

Upson History


Upson Company is a locally owned and operated commercial roofing contractor, located in the Boise Valley since 1975 with a track record of financial stability and consistent year round work. Upson Company develops our workforce from within and offers apprentice training from laborer to lead man positions. We have been able to retain key employees whose tenure with the company for some is over 20 years. Throughout our history, the company has been able to thrive through both economic booms and economic down turns. For these reasons, we are looking for several qualified candidates to fill the role of Project Engineer and Estimator support.