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A Carter Lumber Estimator performs material take-offs on commercial buildings. Requires accurate knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices and procedures within the building construction industry.

6216 Gull Rd.

Kalamazoo, MI 49048

(269) 345-4414



• Performs material take-offs for residential and commercial designs from a variety of blueprints in a timely manner.

• Reviews construction documents and understands material to bid.

• Reviews and fixes potential inaccuracies in material lists.

Field Support:

• Works directly with the outside sales representatives regarding all aspects of blueprints.

• Follows up with the status of take-offs and assists outside sales representatives in the selling of projects.


• Understanding of home, pole building, garage, barn and deck components

• Ability to read blueprints

• 3-4 years experience in residential and light commercial construction or 2 years in estimating

• Building material sales experience

• Working knowledge of Professional Estimating Software

• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Access and Outlook


Medical Insurance

Vision Insurance

Dental Insurance

Disability Insurance

Life Insurance

Employer-matching 401(k) Plan

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