Steel Estimator

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The Details

Job Type Full Time Position
Location Lincoln, NE - US
Salary - per Year
Posted By The employer
Ad Start Date 05/16/18
Relocation Relocation expenses are not included.
Listing # 3442

Company Info

Contact Sarah Sedlacek
Company Donner Steel Works
Address 3900 Industrial Avenue
Lincoln, NE 68504
Phone 4024380241

Job Description

Steel Estimator
Donner Steel Works - Lincoln, NE
Reports to: President
Starting pay commensurate to experience


All office employees shall be familiar with all processes required to complete the structural and misc. steel projects. While each employee has Essential Functions, all of the Peripheral Duties may be required and are inclusive to all office employees and to be done upon the request of management to expedite the project.

Peripheral Duties include but are not limited to:

Assist Project Managers as requested
Perform other duties as assigned by management
Essential Functions include but are not limited to:

Investigation and understanding of all bid documents/specifications for the preparation and development of bid proposals in compliance with the business standards.
Coordination of sub-suppliers’ scope of work with DSW’s scope of work.
Material take-off of structural & misc. steel and related outside buy materials.
Calculation of detailing, shop labor, handling, and delivery of materials.
Prepare job setups and coordinate with the Engineering and Material Procurement
Departments all “scope of work” required under the order.
Contact, prepare and place all sub-supplier purchase orders and sub-contracts including all price and schedule information for the transfer of information into the Engineering/Project Management Department.
Prepare and track all design changes that occur prior to award.
Develop estimates, pricing and proposal formats for submittal of change requests as needed by Project Managers.
Assist the Senior Estimator in preparation for negotiations of new sales, change requests and other related issues.
Assist the Invoicing Department in development of proper invoicing procedures that meet the customer’s requested format.
Track contract amounts, estimated and actual costs for determination of project profit margins

Education and Experience:

High School Diploma or GED
Experience with Estimating in Structural Steel Fabrication preferred
Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and computer experience


Must work well in a team and independently
Ability to think outside the box
Ability to communicate both face-to-face and in writing
Must be able to read and understand English
Ability to occassionally lift up to 40 lbs. throughout the day
Physical requirements are 95% sitting, 2.5% standing/walking, & 2.5% kneeling.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Requirements

Company Benefits

Full benefits package

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