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Drywall/Metal Stud Framing Estimator Oregon

Company: Western Partitions, Inc.
Location: Eugene
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

Job description

Western Partitions, Inc. (WPI) is one of the largest and most reputable interior and exterior contracting firms in the US. WPI provides superior contracting services for drywall, prefabrication, metal studs, acoustical systems, wall panels, fireproofing, firestopping, stucco, claddings, painting, windows, doors/frames/hardware, and more.

Headquartered in Wilsonville, Oregon, WPI also has offices in Eugene, Seattle, Reno, Las Vegas, Albuquerque, Salt Lake City, Boise, Phoenix, and Spokane. WPI serves the West including Oregon, Washington, California, Idaho, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, Montana, Hawaii, Alaska, and other regions determined by our growing national customer base.

Since WPI's inception in 1972, we have provided award-winning construction without sacrificing integrity, safety, or efficiency. We are proud that a significant percentage of our business comes from repeat customers. Our service-oriented, fast-track approach, coupled with an attention to detail has resulted in a superior reputation within our industry. We work hard every day to earn our customers' trust and confidence.

Throughout our history, our dedication to our employees, quality of work, and customers has set us apart. The strongest characteristic of our organization is the prominent level of pride we take in every job we complete. Our employees are driven to do the job right the first time without compromise. Lastly, our customers choose WPI based on the emphasis we place on communication, trust, and respect.

Job Description

The Construction Estimator is accountable for plan takeoffs, setting estimated costs, and preparing project bids and budgets. This position is also required to estimate a project by collecting proposals, blueprints, specifications, and associated records. The Estimator will coordinate with our specific trade departments to produce cost estimates and proposals.

Understand and comply with all WPI policies, procedures, and corporate safety program.
Actively participate in the safety plans and measures of the assigned projects.
Review contract language, scope of work, and special provisions in the contract. Make sure project team members are aware of these items.
Working with our other departments, put together complete estimates.
Review drawings, specifications, bid forms, and other paperwork to prepare detailed proposals.
Use mathematical algorithms to calculate the amount of material required.
Communicates with the client during the bidding phase and on any modifications of a project.
Functions as support for project management throughout the beginning stage to explain any problems in the budget.
Assess budget and plan profitability status and objectives.
Ask feedback on corrective actions to enhance the continuous identification and reliability of cost figures.
Thoroughly analyze different areas of a project to collect relevant data.
Support and visit assigned job sites, participate in, and conduct job meetings as required.


Basic Requirements

At least 5 years of Construction Estimation work experience.

Minimum Requirements

Experience with estimating/project management/managing specialty scopes of construction.
Ability to analyze and process key information, recognize critical areas on the job that could impact profitability, and then actively navigate the project away from risks and liabilities for a successful outcome.
Understand field productivity, as well as material and equipment costs.
A clear understanding of how to read and understand specifications and drawings is required.
Proficient in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, and Outlook) Bluebeam, OnScreen Takeoff, and QuickBid.
Strong oral and written communication skills is required.
Strong math skills are required.
Ability to work in team environment is required.
Strong customer service skills are required.
Ability to multitask, think critically, and problem-solve is required.
Ability to learn new job skills by engaging in the technical aspects of the job and applying new skills as they are taught is required.
Must be able to work independently, make decisions, and follow through on all assignments.
Must possess strong organizational and computer use skills and have a high level of competency to read/write/speak English, interpret construction related documentation and communicate with coworkers.

Preferred Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Construction Science, Construction Management, Business, Accounting, or related field.
Local to office is preferred

This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship.


At WPI our employees are our greatest asset. We put our people first and are proud to provide a comprehensive benefits package designed to meet the needs of our employees at every stage of life.

In our commitment to fostering an environment where everyone can thrive personally and professionally, we offer:

Competitive pay
Incentive bonus plan
401(k) retirement savings plan with match
Medical, prescription drug, dental and vision insurance plans with flexible spending account option
Life insurance, accidental death, and disability benefits
Flexible paid time off policy and paid holidays

WPI provides equal employment and affirmative action opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

WPI is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

This job description is intended to outline the general nature and level of work being performed by employees. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of responsibilities, duties, or skills required of the employee of this job. Furthermore, this description is subject to change at the discretion of the company, with or without notice.

Revised 7-11-2022

Full compensation packages are based on candidate experience and certifications. Oregon pay range$85,000-$110,000 USD

Keywords: Western Partitions, Inc., Eugene , Drywall/Metal Stud Framing Estimator Oregon, Professions , Eugene, Oregon

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