Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope®, a CRH company, is the leading supplier of products specified to close the building envelope. They include: custom-engineered curtain wall and window wall, architectural windows, storefront systems, doors, skylights and architectural glass.
Job Summary An Estimator is responsible for evaluating bid specifications and drawings, ensuring that the required data is obtained to successfully bid and win the project. Estimators must aggressively follow-up with subcontractors to ensure that bids are received. Estimators also work with the Project Management teams to follow-up on bids and budgets to close the business.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Create stock length cost proposals for customers based on elevation take-offs, using our price book and computer software
Provide detailed estimates to our customers in a timely manner. Work from architectural drawings and specifications, shop drawings or elevation take-offs
Follow up on estimates and provide feedback concerning market pricing levels
Achieve acceptable sales and margin levels. Monitor actual vs. estimated costs and work with leadership to adjust standards accordingly
Provide consultation, coordination, and assistance to our clients, sales force and internal personnel
Maintain detailed and organized records of bid documents, correspondence and other project-specific information
Regular and predictable attendance, safely performing tasks and adherence to all safety policies and procedures are essential functions of this job.
Skills, Knowledge, and Ability Requirements
To be considered for the Estimator position, the following conditions are preferred but not required:
Minimum of 5 years prior experience estimating mid-size glazing projects from architectural drawings and specifications
Ability to read, interpret, & understand architectural drawings and specifications and provide detailed take-offs and estimates that incorporate different building envelope solutions
Experience using computer software estimating programs to prepare estimates of aluminum glazing systems & their applications
Strong understanding of glass, composite metal panels, and other infill options as well as their applications
Strong geometry & math skills
Organized, self-starter with the ability to handle numerous projects, phones, prioritize workload & work with minimal supervision
Must be able to communicate effectively & maintain professional conduct; excellent written & verbal communication skills
Autocad/Revit experience and skillset a plus
Need to have good working knowledge of fabrication and installation in order to have good understanding of customer needs
Prior estimating knowledge preferred
What CRH Americas Offers You
Highly competitive base pay
Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
Group retirement savings program
Health and wellness programs
A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion
About CRH Americas
CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America's largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.
Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope®, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you're up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!
CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
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