Commercial, Contract, Furniture, Hospitality, Millwork and Cabinetry

Job Description

Receive architectural plans from client’s and identify and analyze the millwork and metalwork scope items for company interest and fit. Working with pre-existing architectural millwork drawings and specifications, or with custom designs created in-house, create price-estimate by conducting material take-offs and prepare time duration, material cost, and labor cost estimates for projects following our pricing systems. Review scope of work and manufacturing process with shop personnel to obtain precise labor hour estimates for manufacturing. Solicit subcontractor pricing, when needed. Perform take offs for millwork projects. Review total estimate to ensure accuracy and completeness prior to submitting formal quotation, including reviewing estimates created by other staff. Help monitor comparison of estimated costs to actual costs for awarded projects. Research and promote continuous improvement in developing more efficient estimating methods and pricing models. Maintain positive relationships with area vendors to obtain competitive material pricing.


• Bachelor’s degree in architecture, construction or related field is preferred but not required; some higher level education is required.
• 3-5 years of relevant work experience required. Knowledge and ability to accurately conduct material take-offs.
• Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and AutoCAD is required.
Bonus experience – Alphacam or comparable software knowledge.

Job Features

Job CategoryEstimating
Recruitment ContactCraig Mengel (417) 214-5082
Salary Range$50,000.00 to $70,000.00 annual salary commensurate
BenefitsMedical, dental, 401K PTO and relocation
Years in Business25
Annual Revenue30 million
Manufacturing square feet250,000
Location InformationPopulation 119,261 Median Age 33 Median Household Income $36,930 Median Home Price $126,900 Walkscore 65
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