Maintenance Estimator

Operations Center Charleston, South Carolina


CONREX is a leader in the Single-Family Rental industry, and we believe that our employees are our greatest strength! We are seeking a Maintenance Estimator to join our team in Charleston, SC.

Maintenance Estimator role will be responsible for supporting bids from pre-positioning through to the conclusion of contract negotiations and job closure. This will include leading on the compliance and administrative elements of these bids, provision of advice, guidance, bid coordination, and relationship management with vendors. The role includes managing the data for all maintenance bids, remit payments and carrying out research activities relevant to the market/work-order when required.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • The ideal candidate for this job should be able to review cost/price solution, approve final proposals, ensure all bid documentation is clear and concise to include job is invoiced appropriately.
  • Approves the bid budget and maintains oversight of the spend.
  • Set up, populate, update, and publish a bid tracker.
  • Keep accurate historic bid records (outcomes, win, losses).
  • Understand key financial basics of costs, pricing, and budgets and provide sensible financial analysis.
  • Participate in the selection of realistic, achievable, profitable opportunities and process improvements.
  • Form relationships with the vendors or their representatives to develop clear understanding of work needed.
  • Provide quality assurance by reviewing approved bids against submitted invoices.
  • Develop and manage the bid timetable, managing inputs and suppliers as appropriate to ensure all key milestones are met.

Minimum requirements include:

  • 5+ years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience in the fields of maintenance, construction and/or property management.
  • Bilingual – English and Spanish (preferred)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and computer systems in general.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Highly motivated.
  • Performs well under pressure.
  • Always maintains a positive attitude.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and operating in a fast-paced, changing environment.
  • Takes initiative and accountability for own performance.

Equal Opportunity Employer