Schuff Steel Management
  • SS Management
  • Mesa, AZ, USA
  • Full Time

Comprehensive Benefits Package

Our Employee Value Proposition

Critical to the needs of our Estimating Department, the Chief Estimator will oversee a department of estimating professionals that collaborate with Schuff Steel Management Company (SSMC) professionals including sales, purchasing agents, architects, and engineers to provide a cost effective estimating solution that fosters the purchase of SSMC design, fabrication, and erection services

In return, SSMC will offer a competitive market-based salary and comprehensive health insurance benefits, with top pay for an estimator with proven experience in both fabrication and erection.  We are committed to professional development and growing our business.  We are looking for a professional with a growth mindset who desires a progressive career move for a long-term period.


Key Performance Objectives (not an all-inclusive list of duties/expectations)

  • Responsible for all work performed within the Estimating Department.
  • Verifies that the work performed is accurate and complete.
  • Responsible for assembling and calculating all labor costs and standards.
  • Works with Sales and Executive Management to develop competitive job bids.
  • Manages the performance of all subordinate Estimators.
  • Prepare pricing estimates on new projects and estimate prices on change orders on existing contracts.
  • Read and understand job bid instructions, detailed specifications, prepare a "take off" of materials included in the job, estimate all necessary labor, materials, buyout items, equipment costs (including crane costs) to prepare a through price estimate.
  • Exercise good judgment and experience in working with purchasing, steel erection labor, equipment and transportation costs to arrive at full cost estimate with appropriate profit margins to achieve Company's goals.

Work Experience

A minimum of ten (10) years related experience estimating and bidding on structural steel and heavy plate projects with 5 years as a Senior Estimator.  BS Degree from an accredited college or university in Construction Management, Civil/Structural Engineering or Architecture may substitute for additional years of experience.


HS Diploma or Equivalent.  A bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management is highly preferred. 

Schuff Steel Management Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer with an Affirmative Action Plan

*Recruiters* - Resumes submitted without current/valid vendor agreement will become property of SSMC. Any recruiting/staffing firm or agency wishing to do business with SSMC must contact the Talent Acquisition Department at (602) 687-1699.   Recruiting/staffing firms may NOT contact hiring managers directly.  Firms that do not honor this request will be removed from consideration.

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