Nucor Corporation Estimator in Swansea, South Carolina

EstimatorinSwansea, SCatNucor Building Systems

Date Posted:7/13/2018

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  • Location:

Swansea, SC

  • Job Type:

Design, Engineering

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About Us

Nucor Building Systemsis a leading manufacturer of metal building systems including the industrial, commercial, warehouse, community, and agricultural markets. Our nationwide authorizedNucorBuilder network consists of over 600 of the best design-build contractors in the business, providing exceptional solutions, on time, and within budget.

Whether you have need for a commercial building such as a hangar, or a religious facility,Nucorhas the solution for you. The advantages of a metal building byNucorinclude energy efficiency, design flexibility, and structural stability.

Job Description

Division: Nucor Building Systems SC

BASIC FUNCTIONS: Assist Nucor Building System’s Sales Team and our Builders by accurately and efficiently estimating building system prices based on quote proposal documents, company policies and standards. Evaluate and maintain material costs, erection concerns, and fabrication procedures as they relate to the total in-place cost of the structure. Estimator basic functions include but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate daily quote activities as well as recommend economical product solutions to accommodate various sales requests.

  • Manage the schedule demands as set forth by the customers, sales team, and other members of the estimating department to ensure all deadlines are met.

  • Supply well qualified and accurate quote proposals through the effective application of custom-developed estimating software.

  • Determine the extent of design-build freedom and value engineering opportunities to establish all areas of the project that may be modified and/or explored.

  • Provide back-up support for the sales team by handling Requests For Quotations (RFQs) which may include estimating a project from a set of architectural plans and specifications, from a sketch, or simply from a phone call.

Nucor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/Disabled/Vets – and a drug – free workplace.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor or Associates Degree related to construction/engineering, or a minimum of 2 years Pre-Engineered Metal Building experience, or a minimum of 2 years Estimating or Project Management experience in the construction industry.

  • Occasional overnight travel.

  • Valid driver’s license in good standing and proof of insurance.


  • Strong commitment to safety in all job aspects.

  • Strong ability to analyze and think strategically.

  • Ability to grow and develop relationships with customers and NBS employees.

  • Strong aptitude for managing multiple tasks and assignments.

  • Ability to work under pressure in a team environment.

  • Focus on continuous improvement.

  • Strong technical aptitude, math background, general computer skills.

  • Ability to execute job responsibilities with a high level of attention to detail and quality.


  • Experience in steel construction and/or related industry.

  • Ability to read and interpret architectural and structural drawings.

Nucor is an EEO/AA Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vet and provides a drug free workplace.