GBCA member Artisan Display, Inc. is looking for a talented individual to join its team as a Millwork/Construction Estimator!


Millwork/Construction Estimator


This position will be responsible for developing project cost estimates for custom commercial architectural millwork projects. Estimators manage all aspects of estimating from preparation to submission to kick-off meetings with internal teams.  Project costs are determined using specifications, drawings, and job specific requirements. Estimators utilize a variety of computer software applications to develop the bids and subsequent proposals.


  • Interpret architectural drawings and blueprints in order to perform take offs and estimates for customer projects
  • Analyze specifications, blueprints and supporting documents ensuring all items are identified and included on the customer quotation
  • Determine and calculate quantities of materials specified for projects
  • Create and prepare cost estimates for projects which can range from less than $5,000 up to $5,000,000
  • Maintain strong relationships with clients, providing support where needed and continually seeking new opportunity with our customer base
  • Actively and professionally collaborates in the activities of cost estimating as a function of sales, project management, purchasing and production prep
  • Maintains organized estimate files with all documentation related to a given estimate
  • Develops and maintains a library of sources, information and pricing
  • Follow up with open estimates until awarded
  • Efficiently works within internal systems to track project statuses
  • Freely shares all resources and costing information as may be required by other departments or individuals within the company
  • Timely request vendor/specialty supplier quotes
  • Ad hoc budgeting/estimating projects as requested by senior management


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management, Architecture, Wood Technology, similar or related work experience
  • Minimum 3 years experience estimating construction architectural millwork projects
  • Experience working with construction take-off software
  • Experience reading construction drawings, specs, and scope documents
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Excel, Word)
  • Working knowledge of AWI standards custom millwork fabrication
  • Strong attention to detail, accuracy and to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work as a part of a team and independently
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills


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