Spherion Staffing is assisting our client, a local plumbing company who is looking for an ambitious individual for a Take-Off/Estimating position. This position is responsible for providing quantity take-offs and estimates for all types of plumbing/water/sewer and foundation work. The Estimator will communicate with vendors to obtain pricing, assemble bids and send pricing out to general contractors. The Estimator is expected to answer in-bound sales calls and follow-up on bid results.Direct Hire OpportunitySalary $50-70k/year DOEResponsibilities:- Provide accurately and timely completion of quantity take-offs and estimates for jobs of all types water, sewer, foundation work- Write bid proposals for backfilling projects that include water, sewer and septic systems- Maintain current material and subcontractor pricing- Participate in plan and specifications reviews of blueprints and spreadsheets - Effectively manage and control the bidding/project process. - Maintain relationships with current clientsResponsibilities:See aboveWorking hours: Various Shifts AvailableSkills:Requirements:-Minimum of two years of college or equivalent excavating experience required-Must be able to read, understand and communicate effectively in the reading of blueprints, specifications and contract documents-Must be able to use basic design tools, resources, software, formulas, and a wide variety of tools or precision measuring instruments-Must demonstrate proficiency in use of computer programs, data entry, calculator skills, and other office technologies-Knowledge of billing systems (QuickBooks) helpful -Requires specific knowledge of excavationEducation:AssociateExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:See above To be considered, please apply online at www.spherion.com/apply or if you have questions you can reach out to John Funk at 701-298-8300Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.