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Title:  Estimator


Houston, TX, US, 77043

Division:  Estimating
Job ID:  4146

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

Determine the products for our next big project! Now hiring immediately a fulltime as an Estimator reviewing construction documents from blueprints to specifications of our biggest projects. Review and plan material take-offs and bid proposals while calculating labor and material cost.

What You'll Do

  • Provide completed plans and all bid documents to the sales and estimating manager
  • Prepares Estimate, bid schedules 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 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 that connect our communities, and raise the bar for what it means to do meaningful work day in and day out. In short, you’re ready to be part of CMC. Join us 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: Houston

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