Schuff Steel Co.

Lindon, UT

Job Details

Level:    Experienced
Job Location:    Salt Lake City-Office - Lindon, UT
Position Type:    Full Time
Education Level:    High School
Salary Range:    Undisclosed
Job Shift:    Day
Job Category:    Construction


Employee Value Proposition:

As a Structural Steel Estimator working for the largest steel fabricator and erector in North America, our world-class Estimators produce accurate, detail-oriented estimates on some of the most amazing structural projects in the world. This is accomplished through collaborative efforts with various disciplines such as: fabrication, purchasing, field erection, pre-construction, sub-fabrication and 3rd party vendors. 


Key Performance Objectives

  • Review and analyze blueprints, specifications, and other documentation presented by the client, to accurately prepare and estimate projects.
  • Collaborate with others on how we want to build the job in fabrication and erection.
  • Prepare detail oriented and accurate estimates on new projects and estimate prices for any change orders on existing contracts, meeting assigned deadlines.
  • Prepare “Take Offs” of steel materials, estimate all necessary shop labor and field erection, estimate materials, buyout items and equipment cost etc. to prepare a thorough bid estimate.
  • Type up all estimates in our in-house computer program, enter takeoffs, drawing numbers etc.
  • Read and interpret 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.
  • Work directly with Sales and Pre-construction Teams to understand size and scope of projects along with timelines and applicable project deadlines.
  • Adhere to and follow the Schuff estimating guidelines and procedures.
  • Be comfortable to discuss alternative recommendations on projects in which management requires alternative estimates to meet client needs.
  • Prepare pricing estimates on new projects and estimate prices on change orders on existing contracts and summarize results with appropriate leaders to ensure all aspects of job.



High school diploma or equivalent with structural drawing or drafting course work. Vocation or other secondary education program


Work Experience

Five years of progressively responsible experience estimating structural steel construction projects.  Prior experience in detailing and drafting is also preferred.


Specialized Knowledge

  • Customary construction terminology and knowledge estimating software packages.
  • Basic understanding of detailing procedures and building structures.
  • Basic understanding of modeling concepts.
  • Must have great attention to detail and excellent written communication skills.


Work Environment  

This position is generally indoors in a climate-controlled office. Off-site meetings maybe required.  Reasonable accommodations will be made upon request for those who have disabilities that qualify under the American with Disabilities Act.  


At Schuff Steel, we believe our employees are our greatest asset. Our team environment is based on respect, effective communications, and accountability. We believe employees should have great working conditions along with opportunities to grow and develop. We proudly promote a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone has a chance to be successful.  


Schuff Steel is an Equal Opportunity Employer with an Affirmative Action Plan. We value Diversity.


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