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Gillman Home Center Building Materials Estimator in Greensburg, Indiana

This job is for our Batesville store location

The Building Material Estimator will assist customers and contractors with any lumber project needs.

Essential Functions

  • Conduct Material takeoffs for new homes, business, outbuildings, and additions

  • Utilizes computer software for takeoffs, estimating, and point of sale

  • Provides product specifications to customers

  • Create accurate and complete quotes, orders, and invoices

  • Assists customers and sales team with special orders

  • Respond to customer inquiries regarding product selection, placement of orders, requests for prices and quotations. Follows up with Customer

  • Provide excellent customer service to customers, internal and external


  • Extensive construction knowledge including; residential and commercial framing, sheeting, windows, doors, siding, drywall interior and exterior mill-work, flooring systems, trusses, etc.

  • Ability to read blue prints and technical documents to prepare take offs and estimates.

  • Computer skills including; takeoff software, point of sale software, Microsoft Office, and email

  • Understanding of pricing and gross margin.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to work in a fast paced atmosphere, and perform under pressure

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:This is a full-time position. Hours will typically be from 7am to 5pm Monday through Friday.

Required Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED diploma or one to three years of related experience or training or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • 3+ years of experience in the construction industry preferred.

  • 3+ years of experience in material estimating preferred.

AAP/EEO Statement Gillman Home Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Other DutiesPlease note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.