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Senior Estimator


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Company Overview
For over 40 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, Houston, and Nashville. We pride ourselves as the door-opening experts, not simply a construction material supplier. Our family-owned and operated company is seeking a Senior Estimator to join our team at our Prairieville Location!

The Estimating Department is the lifeline of our growing business. This position is scheduled Monday -Thursday 7am – 4:30pm and Friday 7am – 3:30pm with occasional overtime required.

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform take-offs, identify relevant drawings and details, and review specifications.
  • Identify door and hardware products that give us a competitive advantage while still meeting the requirements of the project.
  • Efficiently communicate and work with customers, vendors, and architects to be sure we are providing the best solution to meet the project's needs.
  • Accurately input door, frame, and hardware info into estimating software (Comsense).
  • Provide a clear and precise proposal to the customer.
  • Follow-up on all bids to ensure the customer is happy with the scope and price.


  • Experience reading plans & specifications.
  • Experience using industry-specific estimating software (Comsense or Pro-tech).
  • Familiar with Construction Industry


  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills.
  • Proficient computer skills including Excel, Word, Outlook & Bluebeam.
  • Excellent mathematical aptitude & problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to effectively perform in an advanced, fast-paced environment both individually as well as part of a team.
  • Needs to be self-motivated, have a strong work ethic, positive and helpful demeanor, and excellent customer service skills.
  • Must pass drug and alcohol screen and successfully complete random screens.


  • Competitive compensation and bonuses.
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance.
  • Company-paid life insurance and Long-Term Disability.
  • 120 hours of paid time off per year and paid holidays
  • Supplemental/Voluntary Insurance – Life, Accident, Critical Illness, Short-Term Disability.
  • Advancement Opportunity to grow your career.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $65,000.00 per year

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8-hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)


  • Construction Estimating: 3 years (Required

Work Location: One location

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