Estimator II

Job Details

Division: Nucor Harris Rebar Seattle

Location: Tacoma, WA, United States  

Other Available Locations: N/A

Who We Are

Belong to North America’s leading fabricator, installer and distributor of concrete reinforcing steel and related products. Work as a team to be the best in the business. Be part of something bigger! Nucor, our parent company, is a Fortune 100 company, recently named Fortune’s best workplace in Manufacturing & Production. Nucor is committed to being good stewards of the environment and is constantly striving to find new and innovative ways to decrease our carbon footprint. With over 30,000 Teammates across Nucor’s product lines, those who choose, can develop, and grow into a career not yet imagined!

What We Offer

Status: Hourly Non-Exempt

Hourly Rate: $34 - $45

Potential Salary Range with Annual ROA Bonus and Nucor Profit Sharing: $84,864 - $112,370              

Benefits include:                                    

  • Your Safety truly is our #1 Focus.
  • Growth, Opportunity and Stability.
  • Medical/Dental/Vision immediately following 30 days employment.
  • Bonus Program.
  • Nucor Profit Sharing & Employee Stock Investment Plan (Nucor Stock).
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance.
  • 401(k) plus company match.
  • Paid Vacation.
  • 10 paid Holidays plus 1 personal day.
  • Dependent Tuition Scholarship Program.
  • Teammate & Spouse Tuition Reimbursement.


What You'll Do

Prepare estimates of quantities of fabricated reinforcing bars, mesh, accessories, and related products required for projects on which Nucor Harris Rebar seeks to offer a bid so that contractor customers can receive timely proposals.


Your Responsibilities                                                                                             

  • Prepare timely estimates of the quantities of fabricated reinforcing bar, mesh, accessories, and related products required for bidding projects.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with customers and branch teammates regarding all aspects of the estimating and bidding process.
  • Maintain an ongoing bid calendar, including tracking for addenda and updates, to ensure accurate estimating and to keep branch management aware of bid schedules and upcoming work.
  • Assist in the quoting of prices for Nucor Harris Rebar materials so that assigned customer accounts are certain to receive bids on work they are pursuing.
  • Demonstrate conduct consistent with Nucor Harris Rebar’s vision and values.
  • 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.


Your Qualifications

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future.
  • Eight years of experience as a reinforcing bar or structural steel detailer or equivalent construction/field estimating experience.
  • Knowledge of concrete structures, CRSI/ACI standards.
  • Ability to review bid plans to assist in assessment of the project, project scope and bidding strategy.


  • Two-year technical or vocational degree in drafting or construction-related field.
  • Eight years of demonstrated rebar estimating experience.

What Will Help Your Application Stand Out

  • Ability to track plan revisions/bid updates against previous work.
  • Good communication and computer skills
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to review bid plans to assist in the assessment of the project, project scope and bidding strategy.
  • Must be able to meet critical deadlines and handle changing priorities.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

What You Need to Know

  • Must be able to work overtime when required.
  • Some travel may be required.

Physical Demands

  • Typical office activities; Walking, sitting, standing, bending.
  • Using hands to operate objects, tools, computers, and other electronic equipment.
  • Lifting/handling computers and related equipment.
  • Vision abilities including close vision and adjusting focus.
  • Moderate noise level.


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

Nearest Major Market: Tacoma