Estimator- Argyle, NY

Adirondack Studios (ADKS) is hiring an additional assertive and experienced Estimator with a track record of taking ownership and delivering!

Our company designs, builds, and installs the scenic and themed environments you experience in venues that range from theme parks to casinos, museums, live shows, retail, and public art. We have been in business since 1975 and our work is seen worldwide. This is rewarding work with a company that is a substantial force in our industry.

The successful hire will:

  • Organize and compile accurate estimates for custom fabrication projects based upon understanding of scope of work, design drawings, and specifications.
  • Identify, quantify, and compile all cost information for designated projects including labor, materials, special machinery requirements, subcontractors, as well as site related labor, material and equipment requirements.
  • Proficiency in creating both a detailed bottom-up costing approach and Top down Rough Order of Magnitude costing documents.
  • Identify and quantify potential cost uncertainties to ensure costing models capture the full range of potential costs.
  • Follow company guidelines on the preferred selection of vendors and products. Work with internal team and selected vendors to obtain the best solution, most competitive price, and lead-time assessments on materials.
  • Assist Business Development in the preparation of proposals as well as support during bid reviews.
  • Responsible for post project analysis of estimates (Estimates vs. Actuals)

Desired skills include:

  • Construction experience
  • Estimating experience
  • Proficiency in mathematics, statistics and data analysis
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Strategic planning skills
  • Familiarity with analyzing requirement data to develop material and cost estimates for large projects
  • Expertise with analytic tools, such as spreadsheets and database management
  • Excellent written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional time management skills
  • Must have proven high skill level to interpret blueprints and other project documents, including but not limited to, specifications, reporting, and quality requirements
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office specifically Excel
  • Experience in theatre or creative field (design, stage management, fabrication, etc.)

Benefits include:

  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Participation in company medical, dental, and vision insurance plan, following 90 Days of employment.
  • Participation in the company’s Long-Term Disability Insurance. This is at no cost to the employee.
  • Participation in ADKS 401K plan following 90 days of continuous employment and then at open enrollment.
  • Participation in the ADKS Profit Sharing Plan following 3 years of employment and then at open enrollment.

This position will be headquartered out of Argyle, New York (1 hour north of Albany and 30 minutes from Saratoga Springs).

Adirondack Studios is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for this full time position without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

We are sure you will find Adirondack Studios an amazing place to work and look forward to hearing from you.

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