Design Estimator (E)

Job Details

Division: American Buildings Company

Location: El Paso, IL, United States  

Other Available Locations: N/A

Basic Job Functions:

  • Create competitive, accurate and thorough pre-sale designs and estimates for building systems in accordance with company processes and practices.
  • Provide clear verbal and written communication with customers and teammates.
  • Receive and clarify quote requests to provide well qualified proposals with all assumed and provided information for the project.
  • Understand and support ABC service practices, customer needs, division goals and influence acceptable results for both ABC and our Customers.
  • Utilize knowledge of current building codes for design of building elements.
  • Maintain an understanding of ABC products and usage.
  • Effectively interpret architectural, structural, and mechanical project drawings.
  • Assist Customers in recognizing “value engineering” opportunities.
  • Generate high quality work in a fast-paced environment while meeting scheduled deadlines.
  • Travel to assist our customers as needed.
  • Safety is the most important part of all jobs within Nucor; therefore, candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to initiate, lead, and uphold safety policies, practices, procedures, and housekeeping standards at all times.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • 2 years of Metal Building or Construction related industry experience, or a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction, Architecture, or other related field.
  • Can currently read, understand and comprehend Architectural, Structural, and Mechanical project drawings.
  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel, Access, and 2 dimensional drawing software.
  • Willingness and ability to work over 40 hours a week, at times, with little or no notice.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years Metal Building Design, Detailing, or Estimating experience.
  • Working knowledge of pre-engineered metal building systems.
  • Functional knowledge of EQuote, NBG Design Tools, Access, Tekla, or BrisCAD.
  • College Degree in Construction related field.


Nucor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/Disabled/Vets – and a drug – free workplace


Nearest Major Market: Bloomington IL

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