Screens & Detention Estimator | Kane, PA

Kane Innovations is currently seeking a Screens & Detention Estimator for our Kane, 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 

  • Analyzing requirement documents, blueprints, and project plans to gain a thorough understanding of the project.
  • Preparing material estimates and cost estimates for the product or service
  • Quote prices and other bid specifications. Work with customers to secure orders
  • Creating labor estimates
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with company vendors and contractors
  • Managing bids from vendors and contractors
  • Prepare detailed a cost analysis of jobs
  • Compiling and recording actual costs

Qualifications and Skills 

  • Proficiency in mathematics, statistics and data analysis
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Familiarity with analyzing requirement data to develop material and cost estimates for large projects
  • Expertise with analytic tools, such as spreadsheets and database managers
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents
  • Excellent written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional time management skills
  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field
  • Minimum of 2 years’ as an estimator or similar role


  • 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.