Lewis Floor & Home Hard and Soft Surface Estimator Job in Northbrook, IL | Glassdoor

Hard and Soft Surface Estimator

Lewis Floor & Home – Northbrook, IL

Job Description

Lewis Floor & Home is looking for an experienced Hard and Soft Surface Estimator to join our team. We are seeking dynamic individuals who know will be responsible for measuring for hard surface flooring, carpet, and countertops. The individual must be personable and be able to answer customers questions and follow up on issues as needed. An Estimator must also have experience doing take offs from blue prints. We expect the estimator to have their own transportation.

Lewis Floor & Home is a full-service premier floor covering store located in the Northern Suburbs of Chicago. Founded in 1954, this third generation company has expanded its product offerings to include carpet, area rugs, tile, stone, hardwood, vinyl, laminate, counter tops, custom and stock cabinetry, and window treatments. We are proud of our commitment to quality and diversified product, competitive pricing, superior customer service, and knowledgeable staff.


Responsibilities for Estimator:
•Measure retail client areas for hard and soft surfaces in a timely and accurate fashion
•Answer customer questions on site
•Go to customer sites for inspections and work with installers on the job to ensure that the installation is done properly
•Follow up on issues as needed

Requirements
•Bachelor's degree preferred in business related coursework or equivalent work experience in flooring sales, installation, measure/estimating. High School Degree Required
•3-5 years install or estimating experience
•1-2 years of sales support
•Excellent organization skills
•Excellent customer relations and interpersonal skills
•Proficient verbal and written communication skills
•Proven project management skills
•Proficient at creating floor designs and reading blue prints
•Excellent computer skills


As an estimator, you will join a team of high performers who set the standard for service in the flooring industry. You will enjoy many competitive advantages including the opportunity to work in a beautiful showroom with the leading flooring selections, trends, and values.

Lewis Floor & Home offers a generous benefit package. We can offer you creative freedom and superior training. Our employees have the option to join our Health Insurance plan, our Dental Insurance, Life and Disability Insurance, Short Term Disability, and Long Term Disability. We also have an employee 401K plan.