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Olathe, KS - St. Louis, MO

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

This challenging position requires diligence, desire and the ability to multi-task. Must have experience with plans and specifications. Reviews specifications and drawings to determine scope of work and required content of estimates. Prepares estimates by calculating complete take offs.

Requirements and Responsibilities

Reports to: Sales Manager

Schedule: Monday through Friday

7:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Duties and Essential Responsibilities

  • Responsible for developing cost estimates for construction as required by client’s documents.

  • Review documents including take-offs and understand scope of work to bid

  • Obtain pricing for materials

  • Prepare quote for customer based upon take-offs and current pricing models

  • Inform immediate supervisor of any observed inaccuracies or omissions in quoted items or project requirements

  • Develop and maintain resource information on products, vendors, etc.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED); 1 to 12 months of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Mechanical knowledge and product knowledge

  • Ability to read blue prints, take-offs and construction specifications

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals; ability to compute rate, ratio and percentage; draw and interpret graphs

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Become familiar with all product lines and customer base

  • Respond promptly and professionally to customer needs and maintain confidentiality

  • Read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. Write simple correspondence.

  • Effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees

  • Possess knowledge of common computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, AutoCad, email and use of the Internet

Estimator/Project Manager Expectations

  • Prioritize and plan work activities, manage competing demands and use time efficiently

  • Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness; monitor own work to ensure quality; apply common sense understanding to handle problems involving a few variables in standardized situations

  • Adapt to changes in the work environment; manage frequent changes, delays or unexpected events

  • Establish dependability; consistently at work and on time; follow instructions; respond to management direction and solicit feedback to improve performance

Work Environment

Work performed in an office environment primarily seated at a desk. Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting as required to file documents or store materials throughout the work day. Proper lifting techniques required. May include lifting up to 25 pounds on occasion.


  • 401(k)

  • 401(k) matching

  • AD&D insurance

  • Dental insurance

  • Disability insurance

  • Flexible spending account

  • Health insurance

  • Health savings account

  • Life insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Referral program

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