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Estimator

At Southern Elite Contracting INC, Estimators are key to our insurance repair projects. They specialize in assessing damages and calculating resources, time, and costs for restoring properties with elite precision. Understanding both construction and insurance intricacies, they create actionable repair plans, ensuring quality and efficiency. Their expertise guarantees fair, comprehensive estimates and sets projects on a successful path.  

Skills Needed

  • Technical Knowledge: Understanding of repair methodologies, construction principles, and materials.

  • Analytical Skills: Ability to break down complex projects into individual tasks and costs.

  • Xactimate or Relevant Software Proficiency: Familiarity with industry-standard estimating software to ensure accurate and standardized quotes.

  • Attention to Detail: Ensuring all potential costs, no matter how minor, are accounted for in an estimate.

  • Communication Skills: Ability to explain and justify estimates to clients, insurance representatives, and other stakeholders.

  • Negotiation Skills: Aptitude for reaching agreeable terms with subcontractors, suppliers, and clients.

  • Market Understanding: Keeping up-to-date with local market prices for labor, materials, and equipment.

  • Problem-Solving: Ability to adapt and revise estimates based on unforeseen project complexities or constraints.

  • Organizational Skills: Efficiently managing multiple estimates, timelines, and documentation.

  • Team Collaboration: Working closely with project managers, quality control, and subcontractors to ensure alignment between the estimated costs and project execution.

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