Missoula Job Service Featured Jobs | Week of April 11

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An electrical contractor is hiring an estimator to accurately factor all potential costs in an electrical job, including labor, materials, location, how long the job will last, and any special requirements that may be needed. Things such as overhead, insurance, taxes, and subcontractors will be used to determine the cost estimate. The estimator works closely with electrical supply houses, contractors, architects, and building officials. You will review project specifications and drawings to determine scope of work; prepare estimates by compiling takeoffs using blueprints, project manuals and specifications; bid projects by using and entering takeoffs into estimating software; provide enough detail to provide accurate budgets; review quotes for completeness with specifications; formulate proposals and final bidding of all types of projects; maintain files and documents; work with contract administrator and foreman; and prepare pricing for change orders and construction change directives. Qualifications include strong analytical ability, detail orientation with strong organizational skills, ability to read and understand blueprints, project manuals, and specifications, professional written and oral skills, ability to negotiate internal issues, priorities and deadlines, and knowledge of computer software. A relative degree is preferred. Employer is willing to train the right candidate. Wage is $16 to $20 per hour; schedule is full-time, weekdays. Benefits are available after probationary period. For more information, call (406) 728-7060 or email us at missoulajsc@mt.gov and ask about job #10191216.

A business under new ownership seeks an operations manager/trainee. This position requires you to be available 7 days a week when needed to work, to make bank deposits, and to handle store errands. Applicants must have the desire to maximize operation excellence, must be friendly with excellent customer service skills, and be able to multi-task and mind details. A valid driver’s license is also needed. Applicants must be able to demonstrate the ability to calculate costs and set and meet realistic sales goals, to follow safety and security rules, to ensure proper food storage procedures, to direct crew members and delegate duties, to pull financial and cashier reports from the register, to manage food costs, portion control, and labor, and to perform other necessary duties. Wage depends on experience for job #10189578.

jobs hireLawn technicians drive company vehicles to residential and commercial customers’ properties and apply fertilizer and pesticides. This requires a valid driver’s license and clean driving record, and the ability to walk 3-4 miles a day, with moderate lifting. Technicians are assigned daily routes and are responsible for preparing their vehicles for each day’s route and performing minor maintenance and inspection on their vehicles. This is a full-time, weekday, seasonal job, lasting about 200 days. Technicians are paid a base wage and a commission based on daily applications; effective salary is normally $11 to $15 per hour. Ask about job #10188586.

Part-time and on-call housekeepers are needed to work the day shift at a senior living facility. Applicants must be able to work part-time or on-call to cover vacations and sick leave. Requirements include the ability to make independent decisions, follow instructions, accept constructive criticism, and to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies, and the general public. Housekeepers must be able to speak, write, and understand English to communicate effectively. Work is scheduled for day shift – 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. as needed. Benefits are available for job #10192914.

Do you want to have your weekdays free to enjoy the summer? Two assistant travel counselors are needed to work part-time, beginning at 4 p.m. on weekdays, plus weekends. The counselors work for a visitor center, assisting with office tasks as time permits. The employer is looking for someone who is warm, friendly, genuine, energetic and personable, exemplifying high service standards. Duties include greeting visitors, responding to visitor inquiry requests and tracking visitors. This requires a working knowledge of highways, transportation systems, public and private attractions and recreation areas, events, weather conditions, and accommodations. The counselors also answer phones, input events into an online calendar, assist with office correspondence and development and maintenance of a digital image catalog in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, and input visitor registration into a data base. This is seasonal, part-time work from June to September 2. Hours will be weekdays from 4-7 p.m. and weekends from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 4 pm. on Sundays. Additional coverage is needed on weekends from May 1-30 and September 3-25. For more information, ask about job #10189540.



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