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Custom Sign Estimator Needed in Nashville!



Custom full service sign company in downtown Nashville looking to add to our team!

Joslin and Son Signs is a 44 year old sign company located in downtown Nashville. We design, permit, manufacture, install and service custom signs. We have 30 employees and are excited to fill this estimator position. The position of estimator is responsible for preparing or coordinating the preparation of full estimates for opportunities. The position will provide accurate cost analysis under specific deadlines.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Creating job estimates
  • Read plans and surveys
  • Work one-on-one with sales to gather scope of work
  • Provide costing and or budget for prepared estimates
  • Request sub-contractors quotes when applicable
  • Request vendor quotes when applicable
  • Submit final estimate to supervisor and or sales for approval
  • Prepare all revisions for jobs
  • Master and familiarize all sign types
  • Analyze blue prints, specifications, proposals and other documentation to prepare cost and labor estimates
  • Review data to determine material and labor requirements and prepare itemized estimates
  • Work with management to ensure reasonable and competitive quotes are given on a timely basis
  • Review estimates with the Production Department on a regular basis to ensure accurate analysis of cost of materials and labor
  • Maintain current knowledge of materials and labor costs and manufacturing methods
  • Prepare estimates for selecting vendors and subcontractors and determine cost effectiveness


  • Experience with costing, estimating, sales
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Administrative and computer skills
  • Self Motivator
  • Strong sense of urgency
  • Personable with excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment

Please email your resume to [email protected].

Joslin and Son Signs
630 Murfreesboro Pike, Nashville, TN 37210