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Old 01-28-2019, 05:22 PM   #1
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Hey All!
We have a few new estimators that are ROCKING it out. Now we have way too much work than my staff can handle.
We are reaching out to everyone in the DC/Metro area that is looking to help us out.
Our new construction team needs a few good men.

No on call, competitive salary. You just need your own hand tools, 5-7 years of experience, great with your hands and self sufficient. We don't have time to train or babysit. Please let us know if you have a desire to make some extra money.
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Old 01-29-2019, 12:36 AM   #2
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Hey All!
We have a few new estimators that are ROCKING it out. Now we have way too much work than my staff can handle.
We are reaching out to everyone in the DC/Metro area that is looking to help us out.
Our new construction team needs a few good men.

No on call, competitive salary. You just need your own hand tools, 5-7 years of experience, great with your hands and self sufficient. We don't have time to train or babysit. Please let us know if you have a desire to make some extra money.



Sounds like they are low balling. Maybe have some of the estimators go out in the field and see how accurate their estimates are






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Funny when I see "competitive rates" I feel like I'm being cheated to the lowest amount. That's a red flag for me
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Hey All!
We have a few new estimators that are ROCKING it out. Now we have way too much work than my staff can handle.
We are reaching out to everyone in the DC/Metro area that is looking to help us out.
Our new construction team needs a few good men.

No on call, competitive salary. You just need your own hand tools, 5-7 years of experience, great with your hands and self sufficient. We don't have time to train or babysit. Please let us know if you have a desire to make some extra money.

do your estimators get paid on commission? if so you better go out and see if your costs are even being met on all the jobs they sold..
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I love it when those estimators land a huge job only to realize half way through the job they missed some huge detail that literally puts them in the hole a few hundred k.

there is nothing like that feeling. when you realize you boned yourself...
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I do a lot of our estimating and with 33 years in the business will still missfire on some quotes. I can imagine how bad quotes by someone never in the field could be.
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I do a lot of our estimating and with 33 years in the business will still missfire on some quotes. I can imagine how bad quotes by someone never in the field could be.
I try to learn from competition ...
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Hey All!
We have a few new estimators that are ROCKING it out. Now we have way too much work than my staff can handle.
We are reaching out to everyone in the DC/Metro area that is looking to help us out.
Our new construction team needs a few good men.

No on call, competitive salary. You just need your own hand tools, 5-7 years of experience, great with your hands and self sufficient. We don't have time to train or babysit. Please let us know if you have a desire to make some extra money.
after 7 yers experience you try to find some one good? Dont be naive!!!! they already have own company
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