Estimating Manager - Custom Architectural Millwork

USA Millwork - Denver, CO

Full-timeEstimated: $73,000 - $100,000 a year

Freelance Millwork, a USA Millwork company, is a leading custom architectural millwork manufacturer, located in Denver, CO.

Freelance Millwork has been a dedicated partner to Colorado's leading general contractors for over 25 years. Freelance offers customers a one-stop solution for interior finishes, from fabrication, to budgeting, design and engineering, project management, and installation services.

At Freelance, we manufacturer all solid wood, laminate, and solid surface products internally and work with a dedicated group of suppliers and subcontractors to integrate materials, such as stone, glass, metal, upholstery, and other specialty products.

We are seeking an experienced Estimating Manager to lead our team of Estimators. This position will be responsible developing timely and accurate project cost estimates for projects in excess of $1 million. The Estimating Manager has constant communication with Sales, Manufacturing, and Operations teams. Project costs are determined using project drawings, specifications, and job specific requirements. This leader will learn, manage and own a detailed bid system along with utilizing a variety of computer software applications to develop the bid and subsequent proposal.

Core Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop strategic bids that provide a detailed analysis of costs, alternative materials, potential risks, and recommendations
  • Provide project cost estimates using industry practices and experiences
  • Identify, record, and convey project related scope of work and specifications
  • Identify and document errors, omissions, and ambiguities found in bid documents
  • Participate in scope review meetings with customers
  • Responsible for the development of level and intermediate Estimators, functioning as a resource and providing guidance through mentor-ship.

Required Skills:

  • Working knowledge of custom millwork fabrication
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to read blueprints, interior design and architectural drawings
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, and as part of a team
  • Strong ability to work under time pressure and prioritize tasks


  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, or related field required; or a combination of industry experience and education
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in millwork, carpentry, or similar industry
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate with all levels within the organization, as well as customers and vendors


USA Millwork is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Veterans, Females, Minorities, and Disabled applicants are encouraged to apply.

Job Type: Full-time

Work authorization:

  • United States (Preferred)