The Estimator vs the Take-Off Person

The Estimator vs the Take-Off Person

Knowing the differences between these two job functions is important.

Finding the right person for your estimating department can be challenging. Whether you are looking for an estimator, a chief estimator, or an entry-level employee, you must match a person’s skill with the most appropriate position. A high-quality employee possesses business and technical skills, a good work ethic, honesty, and, most of all, potential. You won’t be able to mold an employee into a key member of your estimating team if he or she doesn’t have potential.

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