Installed Building Products

Construction Sales & Estimating Specialist

Job Locations US-TX-Universal City
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Job Description

Compensation: $63,000 to $80,000 annually, depending on experience.



As a Sales and Estimating Specialist, you will oversee all aspects of the projects for which you are responsible, including coordination and completion. You will perform various tasks such as analyzing drawings, specifications, and addenda; setting deadlines; establishing schedules; procuring materials, tools, and equipment; and monitoring and documenting project progress. Additionally, as a Sales and Estimating Specialist, you may be responsible for managing multiple projects simultaneously.




  • Attends weekly sales meetings to review bid status and receive new tasks.
  • Promotes company at trade functions, fostering customer relations.
  • Attends pre-bid meetings as needed, and shares info with the estimation team.
  • Analyzes drawings and specs for the full scope of work.
  • Prepares detailed quotes, and logs bid info in the Sales database.
  • Follow up on bids via phone, email, or visits to assess competitiveness, scope differences, and customer needs.
  • Negotiates price and scope with a successful prime contractor.
  • Sets up job files upon contract award, and verifies scope and conditions.
  • Prepares and submits documents for contractor review and approval.
  • Computes cost estimates for management purposes.
  • Coordinates with the Production team on scheduling, materials, and logistics.
  • Resolves construction issues with suppliers and contractors.
  • Conducts job site visits, attends weekly meetings, and inspects work progress.
  • Interfaces with contractors and clients to address concerns.
  • Assists in billing projections and evaluates job costing.
  • Reviews sales projections and backlog status for planning.


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Valid driver’s license and vehicle insurance; must meet insurability standards.
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university (preferred)
  • one- or two years related construction experience and/or training: or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Physical demands

  • Occasional sitting and verbal communication or listening.
  • Frequent manual dexterity required.
  • Regular standing, walking, reaching, climbing, stooping, kneeling, or crawling.
  • Lifting objects up to 10 lbs. regularly, 25 lbs. frequently, and 50 lbs. occasionally.
  • Essential vision abilities include close and distance vision, color perception, peripheral vision, depth perception, and focus.
  • Proficiency in reading, writing, and presenting information effectively.
  • Strong mathematical skills, including probability, statistics, geometry, and practical applications.
  • Regular sitting and manual tasks, with occasional standing, walking, reaching, or climbing.


  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Bonus Program
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement.
  • 401(K)
  • Use of company tools and equipment
  • All PPE is provided.


Alpha Insulation & Waterproofing is part of the Installed Building Products (IBP) family of companies. Integrity, knowledge, and excellent service—these aren’t just words; they represent how Alpha Insulation & Waterproofing is in business. Whatever your needs, you can trust us to offer high-quality products and services. Find your next career opportunity and join our team at Alpha Insulation & Waterproofing




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