Lester Building Systems, LLC

  • Estimator

    Job Location US-MN-Lester Prairie
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Lester Buildings, a leader in post-frame (pole barn) construction has an exciting full-time Estimator opportunity based in our Lester Prairie location. We are a safety conscious, quality-minded, team oriented company. 


    This position will work with all Lester Dealers, Area Managers and Territory Managers to quote and secure Lester projects that cannot be priced directly from Improv.  Additionally, this position will be crossed trained to enter orders and will assist with entering orders as needed.


    Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

    • Work directly with Dealer/Territory Managers/Area Managers to understand project needs and timeline
    • Work with engineering to determine engineering requirements
    • Procure costs for non-standard purchased components used in Lester projects from approved suppliers; use these costs and approved mark-ups to provide custom quotes to Lester sales personnel
    • Provide quotes to Lester sales personnel for components, assemblies and buildings sourced through LBS such as trusses, floor systems, and entire building projects. Apply approved mark-ups.
    • Complete IMPROV file
    • Manage workload with another Estimator as needed
    • Support Order Entry as needed


    • An associate degree or bachelor’s degree in a construction related field is preferred.
    • Working knowledge of construction with prior estimating experience.
    • Experience with AutoCAD and reading blueprints is required.
    • Excellent project management skills.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Excellent attention to detail is critical.
    • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
    • The ability to multi-task.
    • Excellent computer skills.
    • A working knowledge of EPICOR and knowledge of IMPROV is plus.


    Pay is competitive and based on experience.  Full-time benefits package includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, PTO and Holiday Pay, Bonuses, 401k Savings Plan, and Short and Long Term Disability.  Come join our team and help build someone’s dream!


    Apply online at www.lesterbuildings.com


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