Front Desk Attendant

Location: Sales and Estimating Office
Position: Front Desk Attendant
Status: FILLED
Last updated: 08/12/2013

NOW Specialties has an immediate, on-site opening in our Sales and Estimating Office in Carrollton, Texas. This position does not allow telecommuting, nor will it in the future. The qualified candidate therefore requires reliable transportation.

Job Details:

  • Full time
  • Hours: 8:30am-5:30pm Monday-Friday
  • Any pertinent skills training or office safety meetings are mandatory (e.g. blueprint reading, computer-aided design, CPR, tornado, fire, etc.)

Duties Include:

  • Incoming and outgoing phone calls
  • Sending and receiving overnight packages and local courier packages
  • Sending and receiving faxes
  • Coordination of outgoing bids (Dallas office and, remotely, Houston office)
  • Weekly participation in bid meeting (9:30am Mondays)
  • Reviewing and responding to bid invitations
  • Helping assign estimators to bids
  • Coordinating our attendance of outside bid meetings
  • Downloading electronic files and tracking their print status
  • Downloading and printing addenda, specifications and other supplementary information
  • Preparing accurate client bid lists

Candidate Requirements:

  • Eligibility to work in the U.S.
  • Must demonstrate proficiency at Microsoft Outlook and Office (Excel, Word, Power Point at a minimum)
  • Some commercial construction experience required
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Spanish-English bilingual preferred
  • General contractor/specialty subcontractor experience a big plus
  • Estimating experience a plus, although this is not an estimating job

Hourly pay commensurate with experience

Please email your resume to Michele Stang: mstang at nowspecialties dot com.