Building and Construction

Advert ID



Lake Forest

Job Type




Salary Range

USD60000-65000 per year

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Florida Engineering - (USA) 20 North Orange Avenue Suite 702 FL Orlando , FL 32801



Job Description

POSITION: Estimator

LOCATION: Green Oaks, IL

TYPE: Direct Hire


*Manage estimates.

*Provide in-depth estimates from architectural drawings, on-line plans, preliminary project design documents, and Reps take-offs for the overall line of custom skylights, canopies, vertical wall panel, translucent polycarbonate systems, and dynamic intelligent daylighting products.


*Manage, coordinate and estimate projects during the bid stage for product panels and framing for both materials only and installed jobs.

*Advice architects, designers, sales representatives, customers, and general contractors on more complex skylight, daylighting and wall panel projects.

*Follow up on estimated projects.

*Estimate projects using in-house programs and Excel spreadsheets.

*Create take-off from architectural drawings.

*Study specifications, determine optimal product for requirements and properly apply this knowledge to the estimate.

*Write detailed quote proposals.

*Communicate with customers, representatives and internal departments.

*Coordinate outside source pricing that applies to the estimate.

*Work within a team environment of management, sales, and engineering.

*Report status of estimates using in house quote tracking system.

*Book projects as orders by filling out order analysis sheets and turning over the sold job to the project management group.

*Provide fair, friendly and consistent customer service.

*Optional- Provide daylighting and energy calculations using applicable software programs.


*1 - 3 years' experience as an estimator in the Architectural Custom Skylights, Curtain Wall, Metal Structures, Glazing, Ornamental Metal, Metal Panels or Building Envelope products.

*Structural engineers and project managers in such industries may be also considered.

*Strong familiarity with Microsoft Excel

*Must be able to read and understand both architectural and structural drawings

*Must be able to work under time constraints

*Good math skills (Trigonometry

*Good communication, well organized and flexible to schedule

*Basic understanding of field installation principles preferred

*Four year college degree is preferred

ManpowerGroup is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA)