Insulation Contracting - Estimator/Sales Trainee

Midland, MI posted on May 4

Advanced Industrial Services is a construction contracting subsidiary of the Irex Contracting Group specializing in commercial and industrial insulation and coatings.


Advanced Industrial Services is currently searching for an Estimator Trainee to join the team at our Midland, Michigan location.


Company Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Flex Benefit Plan
  • 401K Retirement Plan
  • Educational Assistance
  • Vacation/Paid Time Off


The Estimator Trainee will be trained to perform initial specification interpretation, take-off of quantities from drawings or by field measurement, and learn how to prepare cost estimates on assigned projects. The Estimator Trainee will also learn to coordinate the accumulation of labor & material cost data, while recording and maintaining such information for guidance in future estimating projects.



Minimum Requirements:

  • College degree
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Enthusiasm and strong work ethic
  • Ability to interpret drawings & plans (architectural & mechanical plans as well as flow diagrams)
  • Strong math aptitude, in particular, algebra and geometry skill•Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines required
  • Must be willing and able to handle a small amount of travel

Ideal Candidate will possess:

  • Some experience and/or strong interest in construction field
  • Familiarity of MEP systems and/or industrial processes such as power generation, refineries, chemical production, etc 
  • Some knowledge of construction specifications and other contract documents
  • Some knowledge of estimating processes / software
  • Some knowledge of construction scheduling processes / software
  • Knowledge of MS Office Products

Knowledge of on screen takeoff software (OST, Imagenation, BlueBeam, etc.) and scheduling software (MS Project, Suretrak, P-6, etc.) is a plus.


The marginal functions of this position have not been included. This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties to be performed. An employee will be required to follow any other job-related duties required by the manager.