Student: Estimating Assistant

Job description

Job Title:

Student: Estimating Assistant

Requisition Number:


Department Name:

3J5SE: Student Employment

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

On Campus/Off Campus:

Off Campus

Salary Range:

$12/ hour

Type of Position:


Position Time Status :


Hours per Week:


Job Summary:

You must be a current UK student to apply for this position. This position is located off-campus with a local Lexington employer and is not affiliated with the university.

The primary job of the Estimating Assistant is to assist the lead estimator/salesperson with the creation of estimates and proposals. This includes the following:

1. Facilitate the process of gathering the necessary information for accurate project estimates. This process includes capturing engineered drawings and Google Earth Pro images and inputting them into our take-off program (Planswift). Creating accurate scales for plans/images and completing accurate takeoff measurements based on the scope of work for the project.
2. Building specification-based estimates in our in-house estimating program.
3. Other daily tasks as assigned by management.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Required Skills:

  • Basic computer skills (Word, Excel, etc.)

Deadline to Apply:


University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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Job No:
Posted: 4/25/2021
Application Due: 7/24/2021
Work Type: Full Time