Estimator Glass and Aluminum Ltd - Concord, ON (30+ days ago)

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Who We Are

Explore1 is a growing glass and door company in the GTA. We specialize in designing, fabricating and installing building facades and entrances.

Our company has two divisions: contracting and service.

Our service component handles the day to day maintenance of doors and windows in the GTA. We repair a full range of commercial doors: Swing, Balanced, Revolving, Sliding and Folding Grill Doors. We also service the full range of automatic door operators and we are the #1 Dealer of Tormax Automatics in Canada. Automatic door operators are a rapidly growing segment of our business.

Job Summary

As a key member of our estimating team you would be responsible for quantity take-offs, pricing material and labour and preparation of tender documents.

_Technical expertise with curtain wall, windows, door and glass is essential.

You will report to the Estimating Manager

Key Responsibilities

As an Estimator you will be responsible for helping our field techs and sales people with creating accurate quotes for aluminum, glass and hardware applications. Jobs may vary from a broken window at a coffee shop, the repair of a high-traffic revolving door in an office tower or the installation of automatic door openers. Knowledge of the industry, products, and applications is essential.

Strong Candidates Should

  • Have worked in the glass and aluminum industry
  • Have a good working knowledge of architectural glass and aluminum products and their applications
  • Have prior client and vendor knowledge and contacts
  • Have had significant field experience in the service sector of the glazing industry
  • Have experience using AutoCAD, Bluebeam, MS Excel and MS Word and the ability to learn our in-house service management system

All Candidates Must

  • Have excellent organizational skills and be able to quickly comprehend project documents and drawings to create accurate takeoffs
  • Be able to work under pressure to meet closing deadlines
  • Be methodical in filing and record keeping with all relevant project documentation
  • Possess an in-depth knowledge of curtain wall and window assemblies as well as an understanding of doors and heavy glass installations
  • Be responsible for developing fast accurate quotes
  • Be able to provide technical support to field technicians and sales staff for all aspects of the glass business
  • Be prepared to interact with and provide our clients exceptional customer service with solid oral and written communication

All Candidates In-Depth knowledge Must Include:

  • Glazing
  • Doors
  • Hardware
  • ADO’s
  • Glass Types and Manufacturers (Viracon, Guardian, Pilkington etc.)
  • Access Equipment (Zoom Boom, Swing Stage, etc.)
  • CRL
  • Structural Glazing
  • Sealants (Dow, Tremco)
  • Rigging and Hoisting
  • Acquiring Street Occupation Permits


Salary will be commensurate with experience, and Explore1 offers competitive salaries and benefits.

Important Note:

Please don’t apply if you do not possess the basic relevant skills and experience to fulfill this position.

If you are interested in potentially working with us you can contact us in three ways:

  • Respond to this posting
  • Email: hr(at) (put “Estimator” in the subject line)
  • Phone: 905-669-9911 and ask for the Human Resource Dept regarding the Service Estimator Position.

Unless you have worked in the glass and aluminum industry please do not apply. You may not be successful in this position unless you have a good working knowledge of architectural glass and aluminum products and their applications. If your experience fulfills these basic requirements and we look forward to hearing from you. If not, we thank you for your interest and we wish you good luck in your job search.

Only qualified, selected candidates will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $55,000.00 to $70,000.00 /year


  • Service Technician Coordination: 3 years (Required)
  • Door, Window and Hardware: 3 years (Required)
  • Glazing Industry Estimation: 3 years (Required)
  • Curtain Wall and Window Wall: 3 years (Required)
  • Field work, fixing doors and windows: 3 years (Required)


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • Concord, ON (Required)


  • and write English (Required)