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EP Estimator - Phoenix,AZ


Phoenix, AZ, US, 85009

Company:  OBE-Architectural Glass/Storefronts-Eastern Region



Job ID:  145971


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 we know everything required 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
  • Write orders, purchase requisitions, metal requests, credits and MRA’s
  • Provide pricing of change orders and backorders to ensure accurate invoicing
  • 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
  • Enter orders, door fab sheets, metal requests, and assist walk-in customers
  • 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
  • Travel with outside sales personnel as required to promote customer relations
  • Assist with phone coverage
  • Regular and predictable attendance, safely perform tasks and adherence to all safety policies and procedures are essential functions of this job.




To be considered for the Architectural Drafter position, the following conditions must be met:

  • Minimum of 5 years prior experience estimating mid-size glazing projects form 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 & conduct themselves professionally; excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Autocad/Revit experience and skill set a plus
  • Need to have a good working knowledge of fabrication and installation in order to have
    good understanding of customer needs
  • Prior estimating knowledge preferred




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the job


Additional Information


  • Pre-employment background screening will be conducted on qualified applicants after acceptance of job offer

  • When applying, please provide full employment history
  • Only online applications will be accepted


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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Date Posted:  Mar 18, 2019

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

Job Segment: Outside Sales, Fabrication, Project Manager, CAD, Drafting, Sales, Manufacturing, Technology, Engineering