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Schuff International Estimating Modeler in San Diego, California

Estimating Modeler

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  • Schuff Steel - Pacific

  • San Diego, CA, USA

  • Full Time

Comprehensive Benefits Package

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Schuff Steel(a subsidiary ofDBM Global), the largest steel fabrication & erection company in the US, is looking to hire anEstimating Modeler. This position offers high-visibility, growth opportunities, and exciting builds (previous clients includeApple,State Farm Stadium, andFacebook).

Our Employee Value Proposition

Critical to the needs of our Estimating Department, theEstimating Modelerwill work within the Estimating/Sales Department to provide support to all phases of modeling/detailing for project estimating, sales presentation, development, and execution.

In return, the Company will offer a competitive market based salary and comprehensive health insurance benefits. We are committed to professional development and growing our business. We are looking for a professional with a growth mindset who desires a progressive career move for a long-term period.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Operate 3D and 2D modeling software, such as Tekla, Revit, AutoCAD, etc.

  • Develop structural models for use in estimating, budgeting, and sales presentations

  • Facilitate conceptual estimating through 3D model generation, material take-offs, comprehensive report creation

  • Analyzing designs, editing designs, creating material summaries, working with department Estimators, Engineers

  • Accurately estimate the time required for assigned tasks and manage time appropriately

  • Adhere to all Schuff standards and procedures, and assist in developing new standards, procedures, and standard details as required

  • Follow company file management, file transfer, and data security procedures and protocols

  • Provide support for any tasks required for the successful completion of projects in the Estimating Department

  • Ability to meet deadlines while managing multiple projects

  • Coordinate scope and RFI management


A High School Diploma or equivalent; and an Associate's Degree in Technical Drafting or a closely related field of study (or equivalent work experience)

Work Experience

A minimum of three (3) years of directly related experience in engineering, architecture and structural steel detailing

Software & Technology

Position will require the frequent use of Revit 2016-2019, AutoCAD 2016 or later, Tekla Structures 2016 or later, MS Windows 7 and/or MS Windows 10, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook, and Bluebeam PDF Software.

Schuff Steel is an Equal Opportunity Employer with an Affirmative Action Plan

Recruiters - Resumes submitted without current/valid vendor agreement will become property of Schuff Steel.Any recruiting/staffing firm or agency wishing to do business with Schuff Steel must contact the Talent Acquisition Department at(602) 687-1699. Recruiting/staffing firms may NOT contact hiring managers directly. Firms that do not honor this request will be removed from consideration.