Job Openings >> Estimator
ID:11140 Est. Draper
Location:Draper, UT
UTAH DISASTER KLEENUP (UDK) has a position open for an experienced restoration Estimator.

The role of the Estimator is to plan, execute, and finalize restoration and reconstruction projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan. 

Specific responsibilities include:

• Direct and manage project development from beginning to end.

• Define project scope, goals for each project assigned and execute.

• Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and customers in a timely and clear fashion.

• Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.

• Draft and submit estimates using Xactimate.

• Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.

• Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel.

• Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team.

• Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.

• Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.

• Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.

• Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project

• Generate leads and close sales


Education or Equivalent Experience

  • 5 + years in an estimator or project management role for an emergency services restoration and/or reconstruction firm
  • College degree or equal career experience
  • Strong preference given to education and experience in management of a branch/division/etc.
  • Sales experience


  • Solid restoration knowledge and reconstruction experience 
  • In-depth experience using Xactimate software rebuilds
  • Advanced drying certification and experience
  • Experience in Mold mitigation procedures
  • Must have residential and commercial reconstruction experience
  • Excellent presentation and written/verbal communication skills
  • Ability to coordinate subcontractors/vendors on projects
  • Flexible during times of change.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Exceptional customer communication and service skills
  • Ability to sell and present contracts to the client and close deals
  • Knowledge of the property/insurance industry
  • Ability to read communication styles of team members and contractors who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines.
  • Persuasive, encouraging, and motivating.
  • Estimators and Project Managers must take part in the rotational "On Call" duties.  More information regarding on call will be supplied in phone or in person interviews.  

Compensation and benefits: 
  • Estimators are commissioned employees.  Starting estimators and project managers earn between $50,000 - $90,000 in their first year at UDK. 
  • Incredible family medical and dental benefit plans
  • Company cell phone
  • Vehicle reimbursement and fuel card
  • Uniform shirts and laundry service
  • 401-K
  • Paid leave benefits

 If you are interested, click the link below to fill out our application and questionnaire.       We love cover letters, so if you want to stand out from the crowd, be sure to include one!   If you seem like a match for us, we will be contacting you to set-up an interview.  

UDK is Utah’s #1 Disaster Restoration business and we maintain this high mark through our great people.  More information about UDK is available on our website 

UDK is an ‘equal opportunity employer’ who is committed to drug-free workplace and tobacco free work environment.   The Immigration Reform and Control Act require employment eligibility certification for all employees. All job offers are contingent upon completion of the I-9 verification process. Applications and new hires are subject to drug testing, background checks, including references and history of criminal convictions and DUI’s. Must have a valid driver’s license with a clear record in the last 3 years.

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