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Full-Time Estimator - Tuscaloosa, AL at Coral Industries, Inc

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Job Description:

Job ID:  152826

Coral Industries a CRH company, is a leading manufacturer of quality architectural and shower enclosure products in North America.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Ensure department safety procedures are being observed. Report any equipment issues to maintenance and the Plant Manager.

  • Create stock length cost proposals for customers based on elevation take-offs, using our price book and computer software

  • Write orders, purchase requisitions, metal requests, credits and MRA’s

  • Provide pricing of change orders and backorders to insure accurate invoicing

  • Provide detailed estimates to our customers in a timely manner.  Work from architectural drawings and specifications, shop drawings or elevation take-offs

  • Follow up on estimates and provide feedback concerning market pricing levels

  • Enter orders, door fab sheets, metal requests, and assist walk-in customers

  • Provide consultation, coordination, and assistance to our customers, sales force and internal personnel

  • Maintain detailed and organized records of bid documents, correspondence and other project specific information

  • Assist with phone coverage

  • Regular and predictable attendance, safely perform tasks and adherence to all safety policies and procedures are essential functions of your job.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the job.

Skills, Knowledge, and Ability Requirements

  • Ability to learn how to read, interpret, & understand architectural drawings and specifications and provide detailed take-offs and estimates that incorporate different building envelope solutions

  • Ability to use computer software estimating programs to prepare estimates

  • Ability to obtain knowledge of aluminum glazing systems & their applications

  • Ability to obtain a good working knowledge of fabrication and installation, in order to have a good understanding of customer needs

  • Ability to obtain knowledge of custom door hardware application and pricing

  • Strong geometry & math skills

  • Organized, self-starter with the ability to handle numerous projects, phones, prioritize workload & work with minimal supervision

  • Must be able to communicate effectively & conduct themselves professionally; excellent written & verbal communication skills


  • Personal desktop computers, fax machine, copy machine, calculator, writing instruments, telephone, and various printers

  • Issued safety equipment


  • This position is largely sedentary; however, caution needs to be taken when listing files, boxes, opening file cabinet drawers

  • To avoid injuries to hands, back, and neck, proper ergonomics should be maintained while working at desk/workstation

Work Environment

  • Primarily works in an office environment with controlled climate

  • Ability to perform light hand activity work at a computer/telephone station in an office environment. Position is primarily sedentary

  • Some duties may involve being in a plant environment where noise levels can be moderate to high and be subject to the same general climate conditions of the region (heat, cold, humidity, etc.).

  • Chemicals, dust, pollen, and other typical airborne particulate matter are present within the atmosphere of the production floor and may create some odors in the plant. The Company, in an effort to provide its employees with a safe and healthy working environment, limits exposure to chemicals through written procedures, engineering controls, and PPE

  • While the chemical exposure and odors are under acceptable levels set by OSHA and the WCB, they nevertheless, can be smelled and are handled according to the company’s hazardous communication program

Additional Information

  • Only online applications will be accepted

  • When applying, please provide full employment history

  • Pre-employment background screening will be conducted on qualified applicants after acceptance of job offer

    What CRH Americas Offers You

    • Highly competitive base pay

    • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs

    • Group retirement savings program

    • Health and wellness programs

    • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

    About CRH Americas

    CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

    Coral Industries, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH family!

    CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

     EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link