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Bill of Material Take-Off Technician

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Work type: Full-time
Location: *Avon, MN - Corporate Office
Categories: Corporate Office

Education Requirements:  Two-year technical degree; or equivalent combinations of education and/or related experience.       


Position Summary:  Primary responsibility is to assist purchasing to achieve a complete project bill of materials from all phases of project development through construction.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Generates a complete Bill of Material (BOM) of all permanent materials needed or designed in the project. The BOM will be completed at Key Milestones of the schedule.
  2. Responsible for tracking material changes due to design changes from bid stage through construction.
  3. Works with internal engineering group to ensure the updated designs are used for take-offs.
  4. Works and coordinates with Superintendents to understand means and methods to ensure accurate BOM through construction stages.
  5. Generates material requisitions within Project Amp upon approval by field and purchasing.
  6. Understands material lead-time to ensure complete BOM is completed for purchase to order from.
  7. Validates take-off quantities match the bid quantities upon a completed bid. Communicates to Estimators any discrepancies noticed in the bid from take-off.
  8. Verifies quantities given on plans and specs within precise limits and standards of accuracy. Determines quantities when not given, or for lump sum tasks.
  9. Maintains data and accessibility to Bid Library.


Additional Job Functions

  1. Communicates to purchasing the takeoff methods, logic, and theory to ensure accuracy of take-off.
  2. Actively seeks better ways to perform quantity takeoffs.
  3. Researches and recommends software programs to assure the best product for the company’s needs. Seeks out software training to improve skills.
  4. Assists with the compiling of historical data to compare against original plan or BOM.
  5. Identify opportunities for streamlining work and reducing waste in order to improve efficiency.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Proficient computer and technical skills in AutoCAD, Microsoft Office (including Excel, Word, & Outlook), and Microsoft Windows.
  • Must have broad knowledge of construction practices and think logically both in engineering and accounting.
  • Uses written and oral communications effectively.
  • Must be able to prioritize, multi-task assignments, and solve problems; and readily accept changes in routine.
  • Must be detail oriented and demonstrate step-by-step procedures in work.
  • Can quickly visualize what we build from drawings.
  • Must have a valid license and acceptable driving record, with the ability to occasionally make site visits.

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