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Metal Estimator

Denver, CO, US, 80239

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope
Architectural Glass & Metal



Job ID:  418379


Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® 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 Denver 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 Denver 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 detailed stock length and fabricated cost proposals for customers based on construction contract documents, elevation take-offs, plans & specs, and stock length lists using software estimating tools and other estimating resources
•    Assist project management with project start-up as well as pricing assistance throughout the project duration, including change orders and other pricing exercises as required
•    Work with internal and external engineering resources to provide structurally reviewed quotes
•    Coordinate glass pricing from various glass plants as required
•    Follow up on estimates and provide feedback concerning market pricing levels
•    Provide consultation, coordination, and assistance to our customers, salesforce and internal personnel
•    Maintain detailed and organized records of bid documents, correspondence and other project specific information
•    Understand marginal analysis as it compares to the overall marginal contribution of the SF location 
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


The salary for this position is $60K up to 75K yearly.

What OBE 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 OBE


OBE has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of family businesses, regional companies, and large enterprises that together form the OBE family. OBE operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large organization.


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 official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


OBE is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope is an E-Verify Employer.


Date Posted:  Aug 6, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Denver

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