Carter Lumber Estimator in Evansville, Indiana


  • Evansville, IN

  • Full Time

  • Estimating

  • Experienced


A Kight Home Center (a division of Carter Lumber) Estimator performs material take-offs on residential and light commercial buildings. Requires accurate knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices and procedures within the building construction industry. A strong belief in the mission and goals of the company and customer service are necessary to this position

Requirements to be Considered for the Position:

  • Understanding of home, pole building, garage, barn and deck components

  • Ability to read blueprints

  • 3-4 years experience in residential and light commercial construction or 2 years in estimating

  • Building material sales experience

  • Working knowledge of Professional Estimating Software

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Access and Outlook

Responsibilities of the Position:


  • Performs material take-offs for residential and commercial designs from a variety of blueprints in a timely manner.

  • Reviews construction documents and understands material to bid.

  • Reviews and fixes potential inaccuracies in material lists.

Field Support:

  • Works directly with the outside sales representatives regarding all aspects of blueprints.

  • Follows up with the status of take-offs and assists outside sales representatives in the selling of projects.

Benefits Provided:

  • Medical Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Disability Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employer-matching 401(k) Plan