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Cost Estimator 

Category Estimating  

LaForce is looking for a Cost Estimator to be responsible for calculating product costs while determining the issues involved in developing a bid for the Finish Hardware section. There is no prior experience necessary for this position as long as you have the willingness to learn.

Major Responsibilities

  • Read specifications and documents for the project to become familiar with the requirements.
  • Determine quantities of hardware items to provide and determine costs of hardware items specified.
  • Evaluate the documents for code errors and/or discrepancies.
  • Review quantities, summaries, and price materials from take-offs using price books, vendor quotations, and buying programs.
  • Develop a strategy that minimizes risk and provides the greatest opportunity for the salesperson to sell the project.
  • Communicate with customers, co-workers, factories, vendor representatives, or product distributors to obtain pricing and information about a product.


  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Must be willing to learn additional LaForce computer software.
  • Must have strong communication skills.
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects at one time and meet deadlines.
  • Drug Screen and background check required.


LaForce offers great benefits and a fun, professional working environment.

  • 401K plan with a match
  • Medical Coverage
  • Dental Coverage
  • Vision Coverage
  • Paid time-off
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Company wellness program
  • Company volunteer program
Position Requirements  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Cost Estimator  
Location Green Bay  
About the Organization Strength in its people. Strength in its industry.

If you're looking for a stable and growing company to call home, this is it! LaForce offers great benefits and a fun, professional working environment. As LaForce grows, we have many opportunities for you to grow with us!

Established in 1954, LaForce has grown to be one of the largest distributors of commercial door opening products, solutions, and services in the United States consisting of doors, frames, hardware, security integration, building specialties, and much more. We have expanded to a total of 14 locations in 7 different states and have roughly 600 employees. As a family owned business, LaForce values their employees and their talents. Come work for LaForce and find a place to develop your career.

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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