Railing Estimator | Erie, PA

Kane Innovations is currently seeking a Railing Estimator for our Erie, PA Office.

Estimate America’s Skyline. We are a 131-year-old architectural railing manufacturer based in Erie, PA that installs balcony and amenity railings throughout the nation. We are looking to hire a new Estimator that resides in Erie or is willing to work remotely and has experience installing and estimating railings. If you have a great team attitude and estimating and installing experience you will be a great candidate for this fast paced job. You will have direct training and you’ll work on some of the biggest multi-residential projects in the country.

Your primary responsibility will be to estimate aluminum and glass railing projects on a project-by-project basis. This is a full time position with an office, outstanding training and support and the opportunity to grow with Erie’s fastest growing architectural manufacturer. Travel to projects you work on is a definite possibility as we grow. All candidates should possess a positive, team player attitude.

Responsibilities and Duties 

  • Primary job responsibility will be to review the design intent of projects provided to us on a national basis and be able to estimate our costs, margins and reasonable sales and bid documents for our General Contractor and Sub Contractor customers throughout the United States.
  • We rely on your practical knowledge so understanding railing systems including past installation or fabrication experience is essential.
  • Ability to communicate in a team environment including working with our Erie based Engineering Team, other Estimators, Regional Project Managers and their sub-contractor installation crews is a must to ensure the work is done right, on time and profitably for all concerned. We seek team oriented players.
  • We ideally look for 5 years’ experience installing or estimating railing systems similar to ours and insist on proven references from past jobs.
  • Ability to read architectural plans, contracts and bids and understand how profitable jobs is a requirement.

Qualifications and Skills 

  • 5 years of Past Experience of both Estimating and Installing Comparable Railing Systems
  • Proficiency with Reading Architectural and Structural Drawings, Bid Documents
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Salesforce
  • Ability to travel and tour construction sites

Remote Office Environment for the Right Applicant Although Erie, PA Office Strongly Preferred


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay


  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)


  • Construction estimating: 1 year (Preferred)

Competitive salary and benefits.

Kane Innovations is an Equal Opportunity Employer.