Project Estimator

JC Toland Painting - Des Moines, IA


The midwest's largest open shop painting contractor is expanding. We are currently looking for the right applicant to add to our team. Qualified candidates will have a strong work ethic, attention to detail, drive to win, team mentality, be reliable with good problem solving skills.

As a Project Estimator - Engineer you will be tasked with the following;

1 - Develop relationships with other pre-construction teams throughout the bidding process. You will work with architects, new clients and existing clients to find their painting needs and accurately provide estimates.

2 - Review architectural plans and specifications. Prepare comprehensive estimates, schedules of work and proposals.

3 - Utilization of estimation software, project management software and Microsoft programs as needed with heavy emphasize on excel expertise.

4 - Responsible for projects from bid to kickoff while providing support until the finish. Project Estimator - Engineer will estimate a project, keep track of it until it is awarded, schedule work flow and work with existing team (Superintendent, Project Manager, etc..) to ensure success.

JC Toland is targeting the eastern half of the state for expansion in Iowa City, Cedar Rapids and the surrounding area. This will be an office position in our Des Moines office with minimal travel required to job site areas. Applicants will have relevant experience in painting and/or estimation and a willingness to learn.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Project Engineer or Estimator: 1 year (Required)


  • Associate (Preferred)

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Retirement benefits or accounts