Commercial Painting Estimator / Project Manager

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Company: GPAC
Location: TX - Dallas TX
Posted: 2/7/2020
Salary: $65k - $100k/year

GPAC Top DIVISION 9 Recruiting firm in the Nation

CRITICAL NEED: Commercial Paint Estimator


  • Through contacts with General Contractors and online plan rooms, compile a Schedule of Projects to bid

  • Communicate with team members and trade partners regarding new and current projects

  • Perform takeoffs of projects

  • Prepare estimates and purchase orders in detail for all products

  • Ensure timely completion of all estimates

  • Review and evaluate cost estimates

  • Understand scope of work to bid

  • Manage bid pricing from all vendors

  • Establish and maintain working relationships with vendors, subcontractors, and general contractors

  • Obtain bids and price quotes from vendors and subcontractors as needed


  • Prefer construction industry experience. Familiarity with the painting industry.

  • Prefer experience in construction estimating.

  • Accounting experience is a bonus for cost estimating

  • Must know how to read architectural plans and specifications

  • Must have an understanding of construction processes, paint specific can be taught

  • Must be able to multi-task and meet strict deadlines

  • Problem solving skills are highly valued

  • Bilingual is huge a plus, but not required.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially a high proficiency in Excel

  • Experience with any construction estimating software is preferred, experience with Planswift or On Screen Takeoff is highly valued

  • Strong communication skills are important
  • Organizational skills are highly important
  • Attention to detail is an absolute must
  • Innovative thinking is welcome

If you're interested give Derek Rintala a call at 605-809-8572 or email me at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States for the past 29 years. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.

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