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Department: Sales 

Wage: $36,000 Salary + Commission

Job Description:

U.S. Canvas & Awning, a premier Houston-based awning company has an opening for a Estimator with talent, initiative, and drive to join their team and have a development role in their growing organization. As a leader in the industry, we have a family-owned and operated environment, and strive to provide the best in quality products, and superior fabrication along with installation services driven by a client-centric approach. We are looking for initiative-taking individuals to assist our company teams and clients through each step of the sales process in a high-velocity environment. This includes resolving concerns or questions they may have while processing, manufacturing, and installing projects. In this role, you will sell our products and services to new and existing clients. We are a background-friendly team that believes in second chances

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provides pricing estimates in response to sales inquiries in a timely manner.

  • Analyze blueprints, product specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare estimates relating to time, cost, and labor.

  • Manages several commercial clients with sales appointments, site visits, and drafting orders.

  • Risk assessment on new jobs and clients

  • Assist with permit submission.

Key Requirements / Competencies

  • Sound problem assessment and critical thinking skills.

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Well organized; adept at planning work and managing time.

  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy.

  • Skilled with Excel/Google Sheets and data models

  • Ability to draft both by hand and with CAD.

  • Experience/knowledge of a construction background is beneficial.

  • Driver’s License (good standing).


  • Monthly Bonuses

  • Paid Holidays*

  • Paid Vacations*

  • Paid Sick Days*

*Waiting Period May Apply

Position is Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm but not limited to this schedule.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

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