Apply now »

Title:  Estimator (Construction)


Denver, CO, US, 80216

Division:  Estimating
Job ID:  5753

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:

  • 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

  • Assists with the research of detailing, fabrication, and field problems
  • Completes Estimate Summary sheet
  • Coordinates with customer and scheduling personnel to schedule material deliveries and placement while coordinating/communicating any changes in the scope of work
  • Maintains accurate records and documentation for each job and a desirable work area
  • Performs Preliminary Structural Design work
  • Prepare estimates and perform takeoff while preparing and sending preliminary scope letters, bid forms and documents, to meet bid schedules
  • Prepares Estimate, bid schedules and perform Takeoff while preparing and sending preliminary scope letters, bid forms and documents to meet bid schedules
  • Produces accurate and detailed lists of material for shop fabrication
  • Produces rebar drawings that conform to industry and company standards for various structures
  • Produces rebar estimates that conform to industry and company standards for various structures
  • Responsible for making sure outstanding service is taking place and all efforts are taken to satisfy customer needs at all levels, phone calls, meetings, and job sites
  • Responsible for outstanding service and making sure all efforts are taken to satisfy customer needs
  • Responsible for the Bid Process and Coordinating with Responsible Salesman
  • Performs other duties as assigned

What You'll Need

  • Ability to deal with uncertainty and work under minimal supervision required
  • Ability to follow directions and work rules and accept constructive feedback required
  • Ability to interact and communicate with co-workers, company leaders, and customers in a positive manner required
  • Ability to multi-task and manage time required
  • Ability to work overtime as necessary outside of normally scheduled shift with little or no advance notification required, including weekends and holidays
  • 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
  • Experience reading blueprints required
  • Previous experience utilizing AutoCAD required; Detailing experience a plus
  • Strong Mathematical skills and technical writing skills required

Your Education

  • Associate degree or equivalent experience is required
  • Experience with planning, forecasting, and modeling 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: Denver

Apply now »