Estimator (Trade Show Exhibits) in Houston, TX at Volt

Date Posted: 2/20/2020

Job Snapshot

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    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Houston, TX
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt has partnered with a global leader in graphic and interior signage development. This rapidly growing company is looking for an experienced Estimator to join their Houston, TX team.


  • Prepare estimates by gathering drawings, blueprints, specifications, and related documents
  • Identify labor, material, and time requirements by studying drawings, blueprints, specification, and related documents
  • Identify and quantify cost factors such as production time, materials, and labor expenses
  • Compute costs by analyzing labor, material, and time requirements
  • Maintain cost data base by entering and backing up data
  • Maintain project budget by attending internal meetings, reviewing technical drawings, keeping open communication with the designers and sales staff
  • Evaluate a product’s cost-effectiveness or profitability
  • Recommend ways to make products more cost effective or profitable


  • Previous experience as Estimator in trade show exhibits/events/construction/corporate interiors
  • Ability to read blueprints and a working knowledge of standard display building materials and techniques
  • Proficient with MS Office, web-based software
  • Excellent communication, time management, and organizational skills
  • Proven ability to anticipate problems, analyze and proactively determine alternate solutions
  • Must be accurate, organized, and detail oriented
  • Ability to work flexible hours under pressure and maintain deadlines
  • Ability to multi-task, change priorities, manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong math skills

Volt is an equal opportunity employer.