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Estimating Supervisor

York, PA, US, 17402

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope
Architectural Glass & Metal


Job ID:  442119


For more than 50 years, Graham Architectural Products, an OBE company, has been producing, delivering, and standing behind the highest quality and most innovative commercial and architectural grade products and services in the fenestration industry.


Nature & Scope:  The Estimating Supervisor is responsible for directing, mentoring, and otherwise developing the estimating team to provide timely, accurate, and competitive project proposals focused on maximizing EBITDA.  This position will coordinate closely with field sales, all functional departments, and senior management in the interest of maintaining clearly defined margin requirements while achieving targeted sales volume levels.


Specific Job Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Act as liaison and main point of contact between Outside Sales and Estimating team
  • Actively participate in bid strategy meetings with Outside Sales as necessary
  • Review, log, and schedule requests for quotation (RFQ’s)
  • Actively maintain and adjust bid schedule as necessary due to priority shifts and bid date changes
  • Facilitate regular meetings with Outside Sales and Estimating team to review schedule requirements and direct resources accordingly
  • Review all proposals for accuracy and margin requirements; adjust project prices as necessary to satisfy pricing guidelines
  • Maintain Microsoft Access database that contains all historic quote data
  • Create and issue Contract documents as requested by Outside Sales
  • Provide project pricing information to Accounting and Project Management departments as necessary
  • Analyze as-engineered project costs in comparison to as-bid project costs to identify anomalies
  • Participate in project closeout meetings to review go-forward cost capture strategies
  • Provide accurate reporting to senior management as required.
  • Perform all the tasks required to manage personnel in a functional department
  • Possess a thorough working knowledge of V6 software





Bachelor’s Degree (BA or BS) or equivalent experience


Skills Required

  • Ability to read and interpret architectural drawings and specifications
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office proficiency (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) – Soft Tech V6 experience is highly desired
  • Proven organizational and time management skills
  • Strong mathematical skills
  • Strong communication skills to interface with internal and external customers and vendors.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment



  • 3-5 years’ experience in the architectural window industry, preferably in an Estimating/Preconstruction or Project Management capacity.  Window product knowledge and field application experience are highly preferred.


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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Date Posted:  Sep 8, 2022

Nearest Major Market: York PA
Nearest Secondary Market: Lancaster

Job Segment: Outside Sales, Project Manager, Field Sales, Manager, Database, Sales, Technology, Management