Estimator/Drafter

Company Details

Gamco Corporation, which has been recognized in Glass Magazine’s Top Metal Companies for a number of years, is a premier manufacturer of quality fenestration systems and special architectural metal facades and building elements. We custom manufacture complete systems for storefronts, curtain walls, skylights, interior glass walls, solariums, sunrooms, and a broad spectrum of exterior and interior architectural metal components. We have been manufacturing and fenestrating quality products for over 35 years and have graced many notable buildings in the New York Metropolitan Area since 1986.

We are seeking a passionate Estimator to join our team. Job duties include coordinating with the sales team to provide project estimates and specifications; working closely with the engineering team to research and evaluate feasibility, material needs, time to complete, and all other product specifications for projects; and preparing reports and monitoring forecast plans.

Additional duties and responsibilities include:

  • Analyzing customers’ needs and recommending proper products to the customer.
  • Coordinating with Sales, Engineering, and Project Managers to meet deadlines.
  • Using analytical skills to perform research and determine all materials, transport, labor, and equipment needed for the job, as well as the total cost for all.
  • Assisting in entering orders accurately into our order processing system.
  • Following up with production department to ensure timely completion of customer orders.
  • Drafting in AutoCAD.
  • Solving delivery and material challenges.
  • Communicating market and industry information to customers as needed.
  • Engaging in cross-department cooperation with Production, Accounting, R&D, and Purchasing departments.
  • Compiling and recording actual costs for analysis.

Work Hours and Benefits

  • Full-time; Mon-Fri, 8AM – 5PM, Saturdays upon employer’s schedule.
  • Benefits: PTO, Commuter Benefits, HCFSA/DCFSA, Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, 401(k).

Qualifications and Skills

  • Associate’s Degree or above in Engineering or Architecture. Minimum–Civil Engineering background.
  • Experience with AutoCAD drafting software.
  • Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, and negotiation skills.
  • Eagerness to learn and improve.
  • Knowledge of current software and strong computer skills, including Excel or estimating software.
  • Highly organized, capable of multitasking, and dependable to meet deadlines.
  • Attention to detail, capable of pointing out mistakes and correcting them.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.

Preferred but not required:

  • Fluency in Chinese (Mandarin or Cantonese) a major plus.
  • Previous experience in metal, fabrication, or manufacturing industries is a major plus.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $45,000.00 – $60,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Flushing, NY 11355: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)

Education:

  • Associate (Preferred)

Experience:

  • AutoCAD: 1 year (Preferred)

Language:

  • Chinese (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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