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POSITION TITLE:  Assistant Project Manager/Estimator
REPORTING TO:   Chief Estimator
LOCATION:       Concord, CA 94520

OUR CLIENT:    Golden State Carpet Service  (GSCS)


Golden State Carpet Service (GSCS) is a leading provider of commercial floor covering for architects, designers, general contractors, building owners and building managers. Since 1971, we have assisted our commercial clients in determining the right type of floor covering for their applications with regard to budget, performance and aesthetic issues.

See our portfolio here: Some of our more notable projects have been: Terminals 1 and 3- SFO Airport, Congregation Sherith Israel, California Grand Casino/Pacheco, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission HQ, Piedmont High School Gymnasium, San Francisco Honda showroom, and One Rincon Hill.

GSCS seeks an Assistant Project Manager/Estimator to learn the business, and help out where needed, with various duties with estimating, project management and administration. This is an early career position, intended to add more and more responsibilities over time, and grow in the position.

The position is listed here:

This position assists the Chief Estimator with the intention of learning as much as possible, to grow into an Estimator and/or Project Manager position.

You will learn to assist in all facets of the position. Duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

Work with various construction and contract documents.
Read and understand blueprints and take-off drawings for commercial flooring work.
Review scopes of work, construction plans and job specifications. Compile/track information.
Create prompt and accurate estimates or bids as necessary.
Search project lead sources for new customers and projects.
Prepare budget breakdown and review with Account Managers.
Estimate projected and anticipated change orders.
Contact with Owner, Architect and Engineer.
Assist and cooperate with Account Managers and Project Managers in maintaining good customer service relations and activities.

We realize that every interested candidate might not have all of the desired experience, but here is what we are looking for in terms of experience and skills… the more you have, the better!

Strong MS Office skills, with intermediate to advanced Excel skills.
Strong natural math skills; have a head for numbers.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
Excellent customer service and communication skills.
Must be detail oriented and have the ability to multi-task and prioritize appropriately.
Ability to cope with the pressure of strict deadlines and multi-tasking.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Experience with estimating or construction is a plus.
Team oriented; collaborative and willing to help others.

High school diploma required.
College degree not required, but all education is a plus.

We have full medical benefits with contributions to  an HSA/Health Savings Account, an employee stock ownership program, and after one year, the employee will have two weeks of paid vacation. Starting pay is negotiable. Excellent opportunity for advancement.

Please email your resume and cover letter with “Carpet” in the subject line.
Local candidates only.
Qualified resumes with cover letter will receive notification of receipt.
Please not send your resume to Golden State Carpet directly.

Lisa K. Locke
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