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Company: Cornerstone Building Brands
Location: Rancho Cordova
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Commercial Project Estimator

Rancho Cordova, CA, USA Req #11036

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Cornerstone Building Brands is the largest manufacturer of exterior building products in North America. Our comprehensive portfolio spans the breadth of the residential and commercial markets, while our expansive footprint enables us to serve customers and communities across North America. Our relentless focus on excellence combined with our ongoing commitment to innovation and R&D has driven us to become the #1 manufacturer of windows, vinyl siding, insulated metal panels, metal roofing and wall systems, and metal accessories. We believe every building we create, and every part of that building, positively contributes to communities where people live, work and play.

The Commercial Project Estimator helps lead the company's estimating function through interpreting blueprints, perform take-offs, estimating materials, initial pricing and big preparation. Interface with customers to ensure that technical specifications and designs are feasible and consistent with industry standards for the company's products.


+ Estimating of stone veneer, install materials, and stone accessories per plans & specs

+ Occasional bidding of CMU, precast, commercial & multifamily projects

+ Managing ITB's, downloading plans, reviewing specs, filling out provided bid sheets.

+ Utilize proprietary tools to ESW- BAM/Bid tracker and SLIM/Project Tracker

+ Thorough understanding and reading ability of plans and specs to generate material takeoff and bids

+ Able to visualize and understand option stacking Responsible for obtaining quotes for specialty products (shop drawings as needed) in bids and work with purchasing to procure.

+ Schedule, lead and conduct pre-bid meetings with internal team

+ Generate RFIs, occasionally may need to generate and distribute change orders and submittals.

+ Other duties as assigned.


+ 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, skill and/or ability required.

+ Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


+ Meet and exceed proposed goals

+ Verify if entered orders corresponds to the 99% margin review

+ 20 orders per day

+ Daily reporting


+ Four-year degree from an accredited college or university is desired or equivalent experience.

+ Two years' experience as a Project Estimator on Residential or Commercial projects.

+ Computer literacy and proficient in MS Office products (MS Word and Excel); must be capable user of e-mail.


+ Computer skills required: Experience with material takeoffs and accompanying software (takeoff preferred) and proficiency with Microsoft Office (excel).

+ Ability to communicate effectively with clients and internal and external partners.

+ Traits required - Integrity, respect, entrepreneurial, initiative, accountable, and team-oriented.

+ Skills Required - Critical thinking, decision-making, follow-up, social awareness, good organization, curiosity, detail oriented, time management, stress tolerance, communication (oral and written).

+ Masonry experience in installation or project management a major plus.

+ Hands on construction field experience preferred.

+ Preferred Language skills: English proficiency required; conversational Spanish a plus

+ Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, construction blueprints or governmental regulations.

+ Able to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw conclusions.

+ Write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

+ Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public in a timely way.

+ Able to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

+ Ability to read and write the English language.

+ Valid Driver's License


+ Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, proportions, percentages, and area.

+ Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Cornerstone Building Brands is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, protected veteran status, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or national origin.

Recruitment Fraud

We have been made aware of multiple scams whereby unauthorized individuals are using Cornerstone Building Brand's name and logo to solicit potential job-seekers for employment. In some cases, job-seekers are being contacted directly, both by phone and e-mail. In other instances, these unauthorized individuals are placing advertisements for fake positions with both legitimate websites and fabricated ones. These individuals are typically promising high-paying jobs with the requirement that the job-seeker send money to pay for things such as visa applications or processing fees. Please be advised that Cornerstone Building Brands will never ask potential job-seekers for any sort of advance payment or bank account information as part of the recruiting or hiring process.

Other details

+ Job Family Project Mgmt

+ Pay Type Salary

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+ Rancho Cordova, CA, USA

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