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Roofing Account Manger
Chicago, IL

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Growing roofing Company in Chicago. 2 Sales/Estimator roles. Looking to hire ASAP

          Bids: Responding to RFPs, preparing bids, and securing commercial and industrial roofing jobs

          Relationships: Developing relationships with new customers and existing customers

          Sales Pipeline: Responsible for identifying additional sales opportunities from preventative maintenance and service calls.

 Specific Objectives:

·       Estimating and Bidding:

o   Review and understand scope of work and project specifications from architectural drawings, specifications and other pertinent bid documents.

o   Compute labor and material cost estimates and itemized lists of materials

o   Prepare quotations / bids for negotiated Re-Roofing or Consultant Re-Roofing from field information.

o   Assist in updating and improving estimation and bidding process to reflect changes in market and business conditions.

·       Product and Purchasing:

o   Work closely with manufacture representatives to request current material pricing and assembly letters.

o   Stay current with industry standards, processes, and techniques.

·       Customer Satisfaction / Business Development:

o   Maintain good relationships and communication with prime contractors, owners, staff, and manufacturers to increase sales and customer satisfaction.

·       Projects:

o   Work with project management to smoothly transition accepted proposals into active projects.

o   Maintain accurate and up to date project files.

 Required Knowledge & Skills:

·       Product:

o   Must be well versed in all single-ply roofing materials as well as single-ply methods of attachments. 

o   Ability to read and interpret specifications, bid documents, and perform project takeoffs.

o   Ability to compile and prepare project submittals.

·       Analytical: Ability to work with mathematical concepts and spreadsheets that use formulas for basic calculations and ratio analyses.

·       Project Management: 

o   Strong attention to detail and organizational, administrative, logistical, and communication skills.

o   Calculate pricing and cost impacts for change orders.

o   Data management: Most project documents are managed electronically.  Proficiency with software technology including Excel and Word is a must.  DataForma is a plus. 

o   Team coordination: Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment.

·       Must be able to pass a pre-hire criminal background check.


·       2+ years’ experience in Construction Sales or as an Estimator in roofing or in commercial construction.


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