Preconstruction & Estmating manager
Ed is Artone's Preconstruction & Estimating Manager. His department is responsible to bid contract work wherebid documents are reviewed to establish a project scope. Some days, Ed’s department is required to be more on the sales side where they work with the customer in helping figure out the best design and materials to meet their needs. Ed and his department prepare estimate’s from start to finish, monitor jobs for costing and work with production in developing shop process times and completing time studies. They work diligently with the customer through the pre-construction phase until the project is ready to be turned over to Artone's project management team.
To Ed, progress is key. Ed’s and his team are always striving to come up with better methods to achieve more accurate estimates and new ways to meet our customer’s needs. He welcome's the challenge of trying to make a process better. Ed is aware that customer service is extremely important and is top priority to him.
Ed's background is in Architecture and was a project manager for an architectural firm that specialized in K-12 schools for 13 years prior to switching to manufacturing.
Outside of Artone, Ed enjoys archery, bowhunting, elk hunting out west, grilling, home improvement and building projects.