As an estimator, you’ll manage every detail of our commercial glazing bidding process. You will work with general contractors as well as specialty architecture and custom commercial builders.
Top Priorities for this position are:
Work with a team of contractors and architects; analyze drawings and complete material take-off.
Win the project! Create bill of materials, estimate costs and resources needed to earn new business.
Relationship management is key to our success; customers, key vendors and internal employees are on your team.
To be Successful Estimator, you’ll need:
Blueprint reading skills
Understanding of commercial construction
Strong computer skills including computer-aided drafting, Microsoft Word and Excel
Experience with material take-off
Successful estimating experience
Ability to create and manage timelines
Skill in open and timely communication with team members and subcontractors on each project
Ability to work in fast-paced environment
React to changing business needs; be creative and change gears with each unique project
Manage team contributions of designers, vendors, fabricators, installers and other key players
Effectively report to and communicate with your team and managers
Work independently, while also being a successful team player
Use established business processes and software to achieve and track progress and results
Two or Four year degree in construction management or equivalent work experience – glass and glazing preferred but not required
Valid driver’s license and driving record in good standing
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About Lee & Cates Glass, Inc.
Lee and Cates Glass, Inc. is one of the largest independent glass companies in the southeast corner of the United States. We believe that well-trained, professional employees are our most valuable business assets. We are committed to exceeding our customers’ expectations, and we are dedicated to building long-term relationships with those we serve.