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Estimator in Prairieville

Company Overview 

For over 35 years, Himmel’s Architectural Door and Hardware has provided quality products and services in the commercial door and architectural specialties industry. Himmel’s is a growing organization with locations in New Orleans, Prairieville, Nashville and Houston. We pride ourselves as the door opening experts, not simply a construction material supplier. Our family owned and operated company is currently seeking an Estimator to join our team at our Prairieville Location!

The Estimating Team is responsible for developing cost estimates on projects for division 8 and division 10 materials. This position is scheduled Monday -Thursday 7am – 4:30pm and Friday 7am – 3:30pm.

Job Responsibilities

  • Reviews construction documents and understands scope of work to bid the projects.
  • Executes take-offs of construction documents.
  • Inputs take-offs into a computer system.
  • Obtains pricing for materials from manufacturers.
  • Review manufacturers quotes and select quote that will give us a competitive advantage while meeting the requirements of the project documents.
  • Prepares cost analysis in computer system by determining material, labor, equipment, subcontractor and overhead costs required for the projects.
  • Develops and maintains resource information on products, vendors, subcontractors, government requirements, etc.
  • Manages and organizes documents and plans for project bids.

Required Skills

  • Proficiency with computer software programs including Microsoft Office.
  • Collaboration Skills.
  • Communication Proficiency.
  • Ethical Conduct.
  • Detail Oriented
  • Time Management.
  • High School Diploma/ GED

Physical Requirements

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk using standard office equipment
  • Some lifting, reaching, bending and standing.


  • Competitive compensation and bonuses
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Company paid life insurance and Long-Term Disability
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Supplemental/Voluntary Insurance – Life, Accident, Critical Illness, Short-Term Disability,
  • Advancement Opportunity to grow your career

Equal access to programs, services and employment opportunities is available to all persons without regard to sex (including pregnancy), race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, genetic information, or any other basis protected by federal, state, and/or local law.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and/or applicable state and local laws, applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the application and/or interview process should notify the Human Resources Department. Examples of reasonable accommodations include making a change to the application process; providing written materials in an alternate format such as braille, large print, or audio recording; using a sign language interpreter; using specialized equipment; or modifying testing conditions.

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