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Estimator - Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles, CA, US, 90022

AGM Region 5 CB



Job ID:  153356


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.




Seeking an Estimator that will be self-motivated, energetic and responsible for using a combination of past experiences and project specifications to accurately project the output and budget of future projects.


Essential Duties and Responsibility


  • 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 estimating supervisor to adjust standards accordingly.
  • Provide consultation, coordination, customer service and assistance to our customers, sales force, and internal personnel.
  • Maintain detailed and organized records of bid documents, correspondence, and other project specific information.
  • Interact and production personnel.
  • Regular and predictable attendance, safely perform tasks and adherence to all safety policies and procedures, including Critical Safety Rules, are essential functions of your job.



  • Ability to read, interpret, and understand architectural drawing and specification and provide detailed take offs and estimates that incorporate different building envelope solutions.
  • Organized, self-starter with the ability to handle numerous projects, prioritize workload, & work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively & conduct themselves professionally; excellent written and verbal communication skills.



  • Minimum 2 years prior experience or related educational background estimating small to mid-size glazing projects from architectural drawings and specifications a plus.
  • Need to have good working knowledge of fabrication and installation in order to have good understanding of customer needs.
  • Strong geometry & math skills.
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, AS400 a plus.
  • Basic knowledge of glass and other infill options as well as their applications a plus.
  • Knowledge of aluminum glazing systems & their application a plus.


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:  Jul 5, 2019

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Mid-Range, Fabrication, Technology, Manufacturing