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Title:  Estimator


Bossier City, LA, US, 71111

Division:  Sales
Job ID:  7196

it’s what’s inside that counts



There’s more to CMC than our steel products and the buildings, structures, and roads they go into. At CMC, it’s the people inside our recycling centers, fabrication plants, steel mills and offices that make us who we are as a company. Our success comes from finding, retaining, and supporting the highest quality talent by offering:

  • Flexible/hybrid work environment
  • Competitive compensation
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Training
  • Paid time off
  • Low-cost medical, dental, vision
  • Company-paid life and disability
  • Company matching 401(k) plan
  • Employee stock purchase plan

Why This Job

CMC provides an excellent opportunity to learn the steel industry and grow in your career. Whether you will spend your day in an office cubicle, operating a crane or running the melt shop at one of our mills, at CMC, you’ll get the training and support from your team that you need to excel in your role and reach your full potential.

What You'll Do

  • Provide completed plans and all bid documents to the sales and estimating manager
  • Prepare estimates and perform takeoff while preparing and sending preliminary scope letters, bid forms and documents, to meet bid schedules
  • Completes Estimate Summary sheet
  • Responsible for the Bid Process and Coordinating with Responsible Salesman
  • Ensure all estimating documents are accurate (download plans and specifications, as well as printed plans)
  • Perform additional duties as needed

What You'll Need

  • 1 - 2 years previous experience and/or knowledge with AutoCAD and reading blueprints
  • Experience and practical knowledge of rebar detailing per industry standards; with experience in either or all of: drafting/estimating and placing/sales of fabricated rebar is a plus
  • Ability to read and interpret contract drawings (ie blueprint) with strong mathematical skills are required
  • Experience with Rebar Fabrication systems – aSa strongly preferred
  • Able to take direction and complete tasks with minimum supervision
  • Effective listening and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to learn quickly and multitask required
  • Able to work overtime as business requires

Your Education

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Associate degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Technologies preferred

We are Commercial Metals Company, a Fortune 500 company with a family feel that’s already part of your life. Our steel products have been supporting structures in more than 20 countries for over 100 years. And the secret to our success? We’ve built our legacy by assembling a team of innovators and doers to tackle some of the most challenging problems facing our world over the last 100 years — but we’re just getting started.


If you’re ready to reimagine ways to make the steel industry more sustainable, reinforce the bridges and roadways connecting our communities, and do meaningful work, you’re ready to join CMC. Apply today and start moving your career — and our world — forward. 


CMC is committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, citizenship, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, or other status protected by federal, state or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Shreveport

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