Roofing Project Estimator

Showalter Roofing is seeking a Roofing Project Estimator to join our team in our Naperville, Illinois location. The goal of this position is the analysis and cost projecting of roofing services, to ensure customer satisfaction, as well as the efficiency and profitability of work performed.  This position is fast paced, challenging and rewarding. For the right candidate, there is great opportunity for growth and success within our company.

JOB DUTIES & REQUIREMENTS:

  • Comprehensive analysis and pricing of roofing proposals and bids
  • Analyze plan documents and other data to prepare time, cost, materials and labor estimates
  • Ensure compliance with regulations and quality standards
  • Identify operational issues and recalculate projections, as needed
  • Communicate with coworkers, managers and subcontractors
  • Review estimates and change orders for completeness and accuracy
  • Maintain strategic relationships with subcontractors and suppliers
  • Attend pre-bid meetings and visit job sites as needed
  • Communicate with staff, management, vendors, and other agencies
  • Attend job site meetings as necessary
  • Provide estimating support to project team during life of project
  • Maintain organized cost history for future estimates
  • Anticipate material needs and price accordingly
  • Document cost trends to assist in cost reduction and process improvement

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

  • Prior management experience a plus
  • Able to work independently and in a collaborative team-oriented environment
  • Proficiency in current computer technology plus the ability to learn new systems
  • Excellent time management, organizational, and communication skills
  • Must exhibit leadership and management skills
  • Must understand budgeting and its implications to production standards
  • The ability to read and understand plans and specifications
  • Must work with and influence others to accomplish goals
  • Ability to juggle schedules, including anticipating weather and its effects, details and outcomes
  • A good understanding and experience in roofing application costing and materials
  • Good communications skills
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Good computer skills
  • Able to climb ladders and work at heights
  • Preferred 2+ Years’ Roofing Experience

PREFERRED, NOT REQUIRED:

  • CDL
  • Bi-lingual ability to speak in Spanish and English is a plus.

COMPENSATION:

This position offers a competitive salary and a chance to grow. Benefits include:

  • Generous vacation and holiday pay
  • Generous benefits including: company paid life insurance, medical insurance, dental insurance, voluntary life, vision, STD, LTD, 401(k), EAP
  • Company truck
  • Fuel card
  • Computer
  • Cell Phone

Headquartered in Naperville, IL, Showalter Roofing Service has been servicing Chicagoland for 40 years and we are experiencing tremendous growth. We are proud members of the National Roofing Contractors’ Association (NRCA). Come grow with us!

If you feel you meet the above requirements and are looking for a career with a leader in the roofing industry, please respond to this ad with a resume and cover letter outlining your interest in this position.

Job Type: Full-time

Contact Us

Showalter Roofing Services, Inc.

25W048 Ramm Drive, Naperville, IL 60564

(630) 499-7700

Fax: 630-499-7007