OldCastle Estimator - Itasca, IL in Itasca, Illinois

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Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope®, a division of Oldcastle, is the leading supplier of products specified to close the building envelope. They include: custom-engineered curtain wall and window wall, architectural windows, storefront systems, doors, skylights and architectural glass.


Develop and maintain an effective relationship with customers by serving as a direct point of contact to provide information or services in response to inquiries about products or services, requests for quotes or pricing, process orders and address and resolve any complaints or issue.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Utilize architectural drawings and specifications, shop drawings or elevation take-offs to provide detailed estimates to customers in a timely manner.

  • Provide consultation, coordination, and assistance to our customers, sales force and internal personnel.

  • Consult, coordinate and provide direction or assistance by effectively communicating with other departments to insure timely and accurate deliveries.

  • Greet customers and answer incoming calls in a professional manner with a positive attitude and assist them with product questions, quotes, ordering, order tracking, complaints and issues in a prompt manner.

  • Review inventory requirements and stock levels necessary to support orders and place purchase orders for material when necessary to support production.

  • Following all work and safety rules including but not limited to the wearing of PPE when on the shop floor.

  • Create, status, revise and review standard or custom reports and metrics

  • Any other functions assigned or deemed necessary by management.

Job Skills

  • Proficient in the use of a personal computer and all Microsoft Office programs

  • Perform basic math calculations

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Interact with others in a courteous, professional manner

  • Highly self-motivated and able to work with others in a fast paced environment

  • Strong organizational abilities with good follow-up skills

  • Ability to follow established policies and procedures

  • Desire to solve problems by gathering data and make sound business decisions


  • Minimum of a high school education with at least two years of post-secondary education or comparable experience in an engineering or construction related field

  • Utilize a computer keyboard and type 30 words per minute

  • Be available to work normal business hours (8-5) and overtime when required

Additional Skills & Qualifications

  • Proficiency in the use of AutoCAD software

  • Possess a reasonable knowledge of design principles in the construction industry with the ability to create shop drawings based on architectural plans and specifications

What Oldcastle Offers You

  • Highly competitive base pay

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs

  • Group retirement savings program

  • Health and wellness programs

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

About Oldcastle

Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

Oldcastle is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the Oldcastle family!

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Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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