WFH Flexible San Francisco, CA, CA Estimating
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About CRI:

Over the past 30+ years, CRI has partnered with countless companies to create workplaces that become ecosystems for imagination, inspiration, and ideas. 

In the landscape of ever-changing office design, we strive to create resilient workplaces that become launch pads for teams to feel excited, motivated and encouraged to do their best work. 

Our expertise is built upon a solid foundation of workplace strategy and furniture design, project management, and client advocacy. We are passionate about our values and strive to be an example of excellence in all that we do. 


Your Role:

An Estimator at CRI, who is consistent with error free work, based on company standards, would find that they are reaching key measures of job performance. They would join an Estimating team, that excels strengthening business operations through helpful, supportive communication with management and peers. They work collaboratively to build upon a structured job environment that is designed to develop a valued technical expert, who can deliver quality work on a consistent basis.

This role is eligible for our Flexible Workplace policy, where there is an expectation to work from our San Francisco office 2 days a week. 

Estimator's Responsibilities:

  • Work cross-functionally with the sales and project management teams to fully understand project scope, including product specifications used to formulate estimates, and resolve issues to meet requirements.
  • Steadily and accurately prepare estimate documents, following CRI’s best practices, that are used for quotations, planning, organizing and scheduling.
  • Skillfully analyze documents from vendors, labor partners, manufacturers, customers and internal stakeholders to prepare time, cost, materials, and labor estimates.
  • Assess cost effectiveness of products, projects or services, tracking actual costs relative to bids as the project develops.
  • Set up cost monitoring and reporting systems and procedures. Develop standard operational procedures to be added to the team’s resource library.
  • Prepare and maintain a directory of customers, suppliers, contractors and subcontractors in our CORE database.
  • Prepare cost and expenditure statements and other necessary documentation at regular intervals for the duration of the project.
  • Provide prompt, supportive communication to requests requiring estimating expertise bolsters our collaborative environment.
  • 2+ years of estimating/financial and industry experience
  • Disciplined about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
  • Ability to multi-task, problem solve and prioritize effectively.
  • Friendly, collaborative and has a helpful demeanor with a responsive communication style.
  • Experience with CORE, Microsoft Windows, Office Suite and Teams.

CRI’s Values:

Be a Good Human – Be kind, be respectful, be positive, have fun. We work hard, play hard and do the right thing.

Be the Best Teammate – Roll up your sleeves, share wins and losses, approach creative problem solving collaboratively, be a no-ego doer. Together we are a force to be reckoned with.

Be Inquisitive – Be engaged, find the why, value learning. Each day is a new opportunity to be better and put into practice the learning from the day before.

Be a Design Thinker – Have empathy, question, ideate and solve. We encourage design thinking in all facets of our business.

Be an Example of Excellence – Go above & beyond, show initiative, be proud. Expect the best of yourself and each other every day.

Be Authentic – Live our values with your personality. We want you to be you! 

Salary Description
$28 - $40 per hour