We are looking for an experienced estimator agent to support the sales process by developing detailed cost estimates for projects.  This is a collaborative position that offers the opportunity to aid in Nationwide’s growth and work closely with members from departments across the company such as sales, account management, project management, and production.

This position will require you to follow the standardized procedures, methods and processes for estimating that have been established.  The role of estimator is a critical one, that requires a high level of organization, detail, and the ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously.

Responsibilities in Estimating:

  • Preparation of cost estimates for trade show exhibit and millwork projects or services as assigned
  • Perform takeoffs of material requirements for work assigned
  • Solicit vendor quotes for custom material elements of projects
  • Estimate man hour requirements for products and services
  • Provide written descriptions of work to be performed and coordinate language with Account Managers for sales proposals
  • Prepare estimates for changes throughout the course of a project
  • Communicate project requirements effectively with co-workers and clients as required
  • Experience as an estimator in the field of Trade Exhibits and Millwork, or equivalent
  • Ability to adapt to estimating trade exhibits, millwork and small construction projects and other related work
  • Ability to interpret blueprints, construction drawings or renderings and perform estimates/ takeoffs.
  • Capable of investigating all aspects of a project independently to generate formal estimates and bids in excess of $100,000 with little or no supervision
  • Understands fabrication and construction processes


  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office Suite, QuickBooks and Filemaker Pro a plus
  • Ability to work with numbers and has above average math skills
  • Communicates well verbally and possesses above average writing skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Confidently organizes work and work load
  • Must be open-minded and willing to learn new things and work with different processes and procedure

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Salary based on experience
  • Paid vacation/Holiday and sick days
  • 401K
  • Health Insurance

Qualified candidates, please send resumes, including salary history/requirements.

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