Estimating Supervisor

Job Details

Division: Kirby Building Systems LLC

Location: Portland, TN, United States  

Other Available Locations: N/A

Basic Job Functions:

  • Assist the division sales and profit efforts by directing and supervising the overall activities of the Estimating Group.
  • Work with the Estimating Group to provide complete, timely, accurate and well-qualified cost estimates and proposals.
  • Work with Quote Engineers, Sales Engineers and other functions to create safe and economical project design solutions.  Be aware of the impacts of structural decisions based upon metal building price, installation concerns and total in-place costs of construction.
  • Provide technical expertise for our customers and District Sales Managers.
  • Work with Estimators to screen quotes with unique scope requirements from the standpoint of business risk, product application and most economical solution.
  • Maintain the KBS Estimating System(s) to ensure the use of current design methods and philosophies.
  • Maintain the KBS cost model and pricing data.
  • Develop and manage the annual Estimating Group’s plans including, but not limited to, realistic staffing and overtime requirements, expenditures for supplies and equipment and wage increases for employees.
  • Develop the members of the Estimating Group beyond the basic functions of estimating including, but not limited to, business acumen, people skills and the like.
  • Develop and maintain a strong professional and personal working relationship with all teammates outside of the Estimating Group, especially those in Sales.
  • 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:

  • Three years of metal building design experience either pre-sale or post-sale
  • B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited school with an emphasis in Structural Engineering
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for Visa sponsorship now and in the future

Preferred Qualifications:

  • P.E. registration or the ability to obtain such within a reasonable time after acceptance of this position.


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

Nearest Major Market: Nashville