Are you looking to use your commercial roofing knowledge to help design and estimate complex roofs and a company you can really believe in?
Do you enjoy performing detailed estimates and winning?
Are you a “Get It Done” high performer?
If so, read on…
Here’s the deal, we’re growing our commercial roofing department team and we’re looking for a Commercial Roof Senior Estimator to add to our team. We’re going to skip all the clichés about this “exciting and challenging and fulfilling opportunity.”
Instead, here’s a list of some words that will describe the person we’re looking for (quick note: these are not cliché words that are thrown around lightly and it would be a good idea for you to take an honest assessment of whether they describe you before applying).
The Words: Be Humble, Stay Hungry, Always Hustle and Keep Sharp.
If that’s you, it’s pretty simple from here:
DETAILS OF THE ROLE
Collect Data and Estimate
We want someone who makes things happen on a daily basis. In this position that means analyze the project to determine the plan of attack, schedule tasks, determine the scope of work and equipment required to execute that scope.
The estimator shall account for project items that are erroneous or omitted from the issued bid documents but are necessary to comply with applicable construction codes or to complete the project. This may involve redesign and resizing of roofing components or systems. Using experience, determine the subcontractors to be approached for a specific project, and make arrangements for their participation in the process. Determine the most cost effective materials and equipment; directing vendors to provide current pricing and verifying products will be available for the project duration at cited prices and quantities. Determine the most cost effective means for personnel lifting, material rigging and equipment hoisting for the project conditions. Use trade specific estimating labor cost calculations based on wage class, manpower availability, crew ratios, etc. Understand, use and assist in improving an effective system of assemblies and estimating factors.
The Work (The BIG 3)
- Meet sales goals
- Accurately deliver estimate
- Develop and maintain excellent relationship with our clients
- 5 years’ experience as a commercial roofing estimator
- Bachelor’s Degree or above preferred.
- Familiar with different commercial roofing systems and manufacturers (BUR, Modified Bitumen, Standing Seam, Single-Ply, Sheet Metal Flashing, etc.) .
- The EDGE estimating software a plus.
- Must possess the ability to read and interpret construction drawings, client sketches as well as ability to design roofing solutions.
- Must have a high mathematics and logical aptitude.
- This is not totally a direct and mechanical process, but one that is creative and demands a high level of concentration, mental effort and judgment.
- Must demonstrate competence in measuring techniques and possess a good general knowledge of economics.
- You need to have a natural talent to start and finish projects on time.
- Must be highly detail oriented and can solve problems with little guidance.
What You Will Own
As our Senior Estimator, you will be response for creating accurate estimates on time to meet the sales goals.
The Senior Estimator’s responsibilities focus on the continuous output of prices and determining scope of work on assigned projects. The Senior Estimator coordinates, facilitates, briefs and defends the costs and price he/she arrives at based on it’s experience and judgment.
You’ll get to co-create, help design, develop and assess project details and specifications to make sure everything we do is done correctly and complies with what we promised our client. One of your main focus will be the accuracy and timely of the estimates.
You will perform measurements of roofs (aerial images, digital files, hand sketches and on-site visits) and estimates for sales and production teams. You will make job site visits to survey existing conditions and provide other assistance to the Chief Estimator as requested. Meeting deadlines is crucial for this position.
You’ll Really Knock Our Socks Off If You….
- You strike the perfect balance between strategy, creation, and precise execution with room for iteration.
- You have a Jedi-like talent for estimating.
- You are a “roofing wizard”.
- You never say “That’s not my job” or “I didn’t sign up for that”.
- You are a problem-solver and have a natural talent for keeping others informed at all times.
Track And Follow Up
You need to be organized and serious about taking notes and following up. You’re the type of person who does what you say you’ll do and never makes hollow promises. A huge part of that is remembering the promises you make and why you made them. You have superpowers when it comes to scheduling projects to maximize time and money. You execute the work with excellence and a high sense of urgency. You don’t understand procrastinators because you are not one.
A LITTLE BIT ABOUT CASTRO ROOFING
So you can decide if we’re the kind of people that you want to go to work with everyday
Culture is our Strategy
At Castro Roofing, we deliver peace of mind.
We don’t just say that, we mean it and we do it every day. And often times, working at Castro Roofing is much like running a small business. There will be long days and incredible challenges, but the reward will be contributing to something that is larger than you. We want you to bring hustle, grit, and passion to everything you do here. You will be expected to take high ownership and improve yourself constantly. You will be held accountable to our 10 Core Values and will be expected to hold your teammates accountable as well. The values are what unify us and allow us to make the impact that we do. They are crucial on our mission to becoming the World-Class leader in the roofing industry with exceptional service and unmatch talent.
At Castro Roofing, culture is our strategy. We commit to provide you opportunities for growth, empowerment to help deliver peace of mind, and ownership to help us create a better world.
Together…we will deliver the wow-experience to all we touch. We will elevate trust and confidence to the world. We will inspire people to reach their dreams.
We earn everything we have by achieving. We believe in hard work, passion and our daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly goals. If we fall short, we own our failure, learn from it and try again.
People are our greatest resources but even they can only achieve truly great results through working as a team in a company that priorities merit, competency and professional growth.
Who we serve
We empower commercial building owners and managers to make smart roofing decisions so they and their teams can be more powerful influences in the world and enjoy life as they see fit. Our love for the success of our clients is at the core of our culture. In the future we see our business expanding and helping other owners in all aspects of building management.
However, right now we’re focused on helping commercial building owner with multiple buildings better manage their roofing assets and deliver the WOW experiences by stopping their nightmare roof leaks, extending the life of their existing roof, helping them maximize their insurance claim and empowering them to make smart roofing decisions.
Who we are
We LOVE our clients! We know truly delightful service involves providing high level of craftsmanship, safety, precise and efficient solutions through warm and personalized conversations with each of our clients.
Although finding our clients the right roofing solution and delivering highest level of craftsmanship is always our goal, we don’t just fix things…
We are insanely passionate about our client success and delivering each of them peace of mind. We work in a team-based environment and we are constantly reinventing ways to delight our clients. Everything we do to help our client is done with the intent to delight their socks off.
A word of warning: Castro Roofing isn’t for everyone. We hold ourselves to a higher standard than most. You will be expected to push yourself, to make your mark and to strengthen the values, behaviors and culture that are core to Castro Roofing’s success. We love a good challenge, so if this type of stuff doesn’t light your fire, this might not be the right path for you. Before you apply, be sure Castro Roofing is right for you by clicking here.
WHY JOIN OUR TEAM?
- Our focus is on our employees’ success and helping them reach their dreams.
- High growth opportunity and you get to co-create and build something to be proud of
- We’ve won every Award available to commercial roofers that matters including the Greater Dallas Business Ethics Award.
- Client-Centric – We don’t want satisfy clients, we want loyal clients and we do it by delivering the “WOW” experience.