Commercial Window Shade Sales/Estimator

American Interiors
Commercial Window Shade Sales/Estimator

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Job Description

Since 1993, American Interiors has continued to be proven experts at creating interior environments that inspire the places we work, learn, heal and play. We provide products, services and workplace transformation consulting across our markets of Cleveland, Detroit, Toledo and beyond. With today’s growing and multi-faceted company, American Interiors has remained true to their roots – working closely with its clients to develop long lasting partnerships. ­­


LOCATION: Detroit Metropolitan Area


COMPENSATION: Salary + Commission

TRAVEL: Regional

Our team is seeking an organized, proactive and efficient estimator to lead our Mecho Shade team. Candidates will be responsible for activities related to the estimating and specification of commercial shades in collaboration with the client and project manager.


Review scope of work with sales
Make all necessary pricing notes and requirements (fabric, fascia, pocket, motorized integration, shade spec, etc.)
Do a take-off in CAD or a manual take off with shade sizes and scope layout – giving us all of the info that we need to enter sizes and specs into the pricing portal
Enter shade pricing quote (either off portal or send into Mecho for a quote)
Put together pricing emails (includes shade product cost, labor, freight, additional items to price if necessary) to send to our account executive
Enter order into the portal and request a purchase order from the PC and puts together an order entry email with all project details
Has a pre-install meeting with sales/PC/installers to review project prior to install. Prints install drawings and shade order for review


Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design, Interior Architecture, Project Management or equivalent experience
Proficient in Microsoft Programs, AutoCAD or Revit a plus
Excellent customer service and team communication skills
Strong organizational skills to remember the important details of each project and scope of work
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
Ability to work with mathematical concepts


American Interiors offers a comprehensive competitive benefits package that consists of: health plan, dental plan, vision plan, 401k plan with a safe harbor, life insurance, cell phone stipend, laptop, and paid vacation.