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EP Estimator

HOUSTON, TX, US, 77092

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope
Architectural Glass & Metal

 

 
 

Job ID:  404539

 

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® is the leading supplier of value-added, glazing-focused, interior and exterior products and services. We design, engineer, test and manufacture solutions in engineered curtain wall, storefronts and entrances, architectural glass, shower enclosures, glazing hardware, windows, railings and more.

 


The Estimator role with us 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. You can be our next success story.

 

This role is perfect for the individual who professionally approaches their work, 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!

 

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

 

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, sales force 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

 

Requirements:

 

  • Minimum of 5 years prior experience estimating mid-size and larger glazing projects from architectural drawings and specifications REQUIRED
  • 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
  • Regular and predictable attendance safely perform tasks and adherence to all safety policies and procedures are essential functions of this job
  • Ability to read, interpret, & understand architectural drawings and specifications and provide detailed take offs and estimates that incorporate different building envelope solutions
  • Prior experience using computer software estimating programs to prepare estimates
  • 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
  • Need to have good working knowledge of fabrication and installation in order to have good understanding of customer needs
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective customer relationships

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.

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link

 

 

 

Date Posted:  May 6, 2022


Nearest Major Market: Houston

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