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Estimator - Custom Skylights (EPEST35) - Terrell, TX

Location:  Terrell, TX, US, 75160
Company:  Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope

 

 
 

Job ID:  127107

 

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope®, a division of Oldcastle, 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.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Provide detailed estimates to our customers in a timely manner.  Regularly work from architectural, structural drawings and project specifications and/or shop drawings.
  • Independent analysis and interpretation of architectural plans as they relate to specifications and design requirements
  • 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 estimating supervisor to adjust standards accordingly
  • Provide consultation, coordination, and assistance to our customers, sales force and internal personnel
  • Maintain detailed and organized records of bid documents, correspondence, and other project-specific information
  • Work with engineering to provide bid details to assist with bids and awards
  • Regular and predictable attendance, safely perform tasks and adherence to all safety policies and procedures are essential functions of this job.

 

Qualifications

 

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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.

 

Requirements

 

  • Minimum of 5 years prior experience estimating mid-size and larger glazing projects from architectural drawings and specifications
  • Experience with estimating installation and field activities a plus
  • Ability to read, interpret, & understand architectural, structural drawings and specifications and provide detailed take-offs and estimates that incorporate different building envelope solutions
  • Experience using electronic estimating tools, including estimating software, on-screen take-off tools, and Excel spreadsheets
  • Knowledge of aluminum glazing systems & their application
  • Understanding of glass, composite metal panels, and other infill options as well as their applications
  • Basic understanding of engineering to be able to use various in-house programs for structural review and the ability to identify and enlist help with problematic conditions
  • Strong geometry & math skills
  • Organized, self-starter with the ability to handle multiple projects, prioritize workload and work with minimal supervision
  • Must be able to communicate effectively & conduct oneself professionally; excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Working knowledge of fabrication and installation in order to have good understanding of customer needs

 

Additional Information

 

  • Only online applications will be accepted
  • When applying, please provide full employment history
  • Pre-employment background screening will be conducted on qualified applicants after acceptance of job offer

 

What Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle

 

Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle family!

 

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Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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