Job Details

LocationNew Braunfels, TX,
Job TypeFull-Time Regular
Position ID 201180

Job Description

Modern Staffing is seeking an Estimator for a local manufacturer located in New Braunfels, TX:


Review and interpret engineered conceptual sketches, fabrication drawings and specification summaries. Compile costed bills of materials, labor inputs, outside services and overhead to derive a sound list price. Perform, where applicable, comparative margin analysis on past or similar jobs. On that basis, recommend a price(s) or discount level at which the product(s) could be sold profitably.


  • Breakdown fabrication drawings into detailed B.O.M.'s for quoting
  • Prepare and send purchasing RFQ's for all materials, machining, and services required for bid package
  • Insert pricing into bid for materials, machining, and services ensuring all components are priced and included
  • Delineate any and all labor required for producing fabrication
  • Estimate hours in labor fields
  • Cultivate and maintain healthy relationships with engineering, project managers, customers, and vendors
  • Complete estimates on time, securing orders while maintaining a profitable margin.
  • Prepare well organized, detailed estimates for review and quote preparation
  • Work with sales, estimating and project management group to achieve project goals
  • Review estimates vs. actual job outcomes ensuring that areas requiring improvement are addressed
  • Increasing growth and job literacy
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Self-starter with excellent organizational and communications skills.
  • Ability to operate computerized accounting and cost programs. Excellent computer and data entry skills – proficiency using Microsoft Office a must, Made-To-Manage ERP system a plus.
  • Must detail oriented, have good math skills, working knowledge of materials/supplies, weights/measurements and shipping/logistics.
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or an Associate degree in mechanical drafting is preferred.
  • Ability to read CAD and SolidWorks drawings and/or general blueprints.
  • Understanding of industrial metal/steel fabrication processes and terminology.
  • Prior estimating and/or Project Management experience. Programming/Drafting experience preferred.

PAY RATE: $55-$65k/annual

HOURS: Day Shift
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