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Fabrication Estimator

Durham Staffing Solutions Omaha, NE

Job Description

Our client has a great opportunity and is adding on to their team.  If you enjoy utilizing your CAD and fabrication expertise this role is for you.   This position focuses on estimating and sales to existing and potential new customers in their shearing, saw-cutting and tube laser divisions. It involves estimating the labor and material needed to complete a custom fabrication job, the presentation of company products and services to do the job, and positively influencing the purchasing decision.


  • Determine labor, material, and time requirements by studying blueprints and specifications.
  • Prepare cost estimates associated with producing a new product.
  • Update costs on existing products based on collected data and current material costs.
  • Enter sales orders, create work orders, schedule work orders, and complete work orders.
  • Time study processes and updates estimates based on real time data collected.
  • Work closely with sales, purchasing, and management to develop competitive costs.
  • Work directly with customers & engineers to obtain details and understand their expectations


  • Prior experience in Steel Fabrication preferred.
  • Ability to read blueprints and understand tolerances.
  • Proven measurement and mathematical fractional/decimal conversion skills.
  • Ability to distinguish material types and specifications.
  • High school graduate or GED equivalent
  • Two years’ experience with CAD or Solidworks is preferred.
  • Solid Windows based PC & mathematical skills required.
  • Two years of estimating experience is preferred.

Our client offers a great benefit and retirement program!  

Job Details

Date Posted November 12, 2018
Date Closes December 12, 2018
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, Based on Experience
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
Mon: 8 am to 5 pm
Tue: 8 am to 5 pm
Wed: 8 am to 5 pm
Thu: 8 am to 5 pm
Fri: 8 am to 5 pm
Hours 40 hours per week
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 13-1051.00 Cost Estimators
Zipcode 68137
Name Personnel Consultant
Address 5830 South 142nd Street
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68137
Phone (402) 827-8003
FAX (402) 827-8006

This job requires the following skills

  • Construction Estimating / Bidding
  • General Machinist
  • Metal Fabrication
  • Metal Fitting
  • Sheet Metal Working
  • Autodesk AutoCAD
  • Cost Estimating
  • DesignCAD 3D Max
  • Estimating - Other Software
  • ProgeCAD Standard
  • Cost Estimating / Analysis
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • SolidWorks
  • Manufacturing - Machine Operator
  • Manufacturing - Machinist
  • Manufacturing - Tool and Die Making