• 21-Apr-2022 to 21-Jun-2022 (MST)
  • Institutional & Conservatory
  • Cincinnati, OH, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Health Insurance, Retirement Savings Plan, Paid Parental Leave, Tuition Reimbursement, Career Development, Work Life Balance

About Our Company Rough Brothers & Apeks Supercritical has rebranded as Prospiant, the agriculture technology business portfolio of Gibraltar Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROCK), and the leading U.S.-based provider of turnkey controlled environment agriculture (CEA) solutions for growing fruits, vegetables, hemp, and cannabis. The company has expertise in custom-designed, manufactured and installed greenhouses for research, education, and retail garden centers. We're also the only provider of soil-to-oil cannabis ecosystems globally including technologies for the cultivation, extraction, and refinement of cannabinoids.

Prospiant embodies long-term stability with the unmatched financial strength and end-to-end expertise of our heritage brands; gained during more than 185 years of combined business success. Our customers rely on our expertise to succeed in these markets:

  • Produce ' growers of fruits and vegetables located closer to grocery retailers and restaurants they supply
  • Cannabis ' greenhouse and indoor grow cultivators of cannabis and hemp; extractors and refiners of cannabinoids in legalized medicinal and recreational states and countries
  • Commercial ' growers of flowers and plants as well as greenhouses for educational, research and institutional organizations and retail businesses

Gibraltar Industries (NASDAQ: ROCK) is a leading manufacturer and provider of products and services for the renewable energy, agtech, residential, and infrastructure markets.

Gibraltar operates 38 facilities in 17 states, Canada, China, and Japan. These businesses operate through 27 manufacturing facilities and two distribution centers, giving them a base of operations to provide customer support, delivery, service and quality to several regional and national customers. Gibraltar's common stock is a component of the S&P SmallCap 600 and the Russell 2000 Index.

Position Summary

The Estimator is responsible for developing product takeoffs and cost estimates as required by client's documents on routine small projects under direct supervision.

Primary Accountabilities (Essential Duties)

Identify, mark, takeoff and estimate products of interest to company from contract documents, including all revisions/addenda.

Maintain accuracy of takeoffs, estimates, and quotations of products through self review of project specifications, material and labor items as well as the final quotation itself.

Forward requests for information (RFI's) as required to customers and/or owners for items that are not clear but could affect overall cost.

Interact with supervisors and other departments (Engineering, Operations) on unusual products to ensure all cost factors have been accounted for and that customer schedules can be met. This can be by one on one or scheduled group meetings.

Obtain pricing for materials and from necessary subcontractors.

Enter cost and selling totals in database for tracking.

Where pre-determined standards are not available, responsible to provide reasonable estimate.

Informs immediate supervisor of any observed inaccuracies or omissions in quoted items or database.

Secondary Accountabilities

Develops and maintains resource information on products, vendors, subcontractors, government requirements, etc.

Pursue supervisory review of large estimates

Review and update resource information (standard drawings/specifications, checklists and notes) to ensure items that impact cost are up to date.

Maintain adequate lead time on takeoff/estimate preparation.

Sort and file plans and specifications for long term storage

Prepares post fabrication cost analysis, especially for those projects that have been identified as going over estimate, by recapitulating material, labor, equipment, subcontractor and overhead costs incurred in the fabrication of items.

Attends departmental meetings as required.


Bachelors Degree in Construction Management or related field

2+ years experience in Project Management

3+ years experience in Cost Estimating

Ability to travel up to 50%

May be required to lift up to 30 pounds

Must be able to sit, walk, see, and hear

Prospiant provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.


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