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Newnan, GA, US, 30265

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope
Architectural Glass & Metal



Job ID:  349420


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.


The Estimator role in our Newnan location isn’t just a job- it’s a starting point to a great career with a great company. We hire motivated individuals who want to grow with us, and we will equip you with the knowledge you need to be successful. We have an incredible track record of promoting from within at our Newnan location. You can be our next success story.


This role is perfect for the individual who approaches their work in a professional manner, who loves to be a part of a team, and who wants to help us get better, every single day. If that sounds like you, come join this industry leader!


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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Date Posted:  Nov 18, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Newnan

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