The Cook & Boardman Group, LLC
  • 27-Nov-2018 to 26-Dec-2018 (EST)
  • Martin Architectural Products, Wilmington, NC
  • Wilmington, NC, USA
  • Exempt Full Time

We are currently recruiting for a Project Manager/Detailer/Estimator who will work at our Martin Architectural Products branch in Wilmington, North Carolina.  

Established in 1955 The Cook & Boardman Group, LLC is a privately owned engineering services and specialty distributor-subcontractor. C&B is the premier provider of architectural hardware, doors, doorframes, and related building specialties for non-residential building applications throughout the US.  C&B's operating units include Cook & Boardman, LLC; Precision Doors & Hardware, LLC; Architectural Building Supplies, LLC; Martin Architectural Products; Hollow Metal Specialists; Hardware Consultants; Precision Millwork; Delta Door and Hardware; Pinnacle Door & Hardware; Specialized AP; Door Pro Systems; Contract Hardware of FLorida and RDL Supply. Today, we operated from 35 locations and serve customers across the United States.


For this Project Manager/Detailer/Estimator position, we are searching for an energetic, self-motivated individual with 3-5 years of experience in the Door & Hardware industry who can manage a job from start to finish. Ability to multi-task and keep up with a fast paced environment is essential. Estimate, provide detailed door and hardware schedules and coordinate opening requirements as set forth within the contract documents (plans, specifications, and addenda).

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for evaluating bid specifications and drawings,quantitative take-offs and the solicitation and evaluation of vendor and subcontractor proposals.
  • Review sales sheets and job requirements for accuracy in estimated quantities and price extensions
  • Form a review of the contract documents (purchase order, plans, specifications) accurately detail opening quantities required for a project
  • Accurately detail and schedule materials and verify product costs to determine the best product selections. Enter the costs during the scheduling process and compare to the estimated costs.
  • Prepare the shop drawings, schedules, and submittals using manufacturer catalog cuts to support the products selected within the schedule. Prepare required drawings for elevations and corresponding sections as necessary using company issued software
  • Verify project as specified meets local code requirements and not any exceptions
  • Write detailed notes outlining and highlight any issues or verifications that require instruction by the General Contractor and/or the architect during the submittal process
  • Review the schedules and submittals for any errors or options that can affect the project prior to sending the job out for approval
  • Upon return of the submittals, update for re-submission if required; or prepare for ordering
  • Receive telephone calls, emails and other correspondence from customers and respond within 24 hours.
  • Contact customer before each jobsite delivery to assure proper scheduling of delivery and assure all logistics regarding delivery commitments are fulfilled. 
  • Coordinates and attend job site meetings according to the customer's schedule and requirements. 
  • Proactively anticipate customer needs and actively and periodically solicit feedback on Cook and Boardman performance.
  • Participate in developing solutions for customers with technical issues involving hardware and door products.
  • Monitor production schedules
  • Keep project files orderly and current.
  • Manage any project changes, revisions, revised purchase orders and change order documents and make revisions in Comsense.
  • Attend sales meetings to provide information or input for any customer service issues.
  • Other duties as required by location manager

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years in the commercial Door and Hardware Industry
  • Strong knowledge of Division 8 – particularly ASSA ABLOY, Allegion and Curries 
  • AHC certification or equivalent preferred
  • Experience with industry related software system, Comsense
  • Effective time management skills and ability to stick to deadlines required
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Must be able to read and understand construction contracts and interpret blue prints, specifications and plans.
  • Knowledge of door, frame and hardware applications as they relate to UL, fire code, building code, ADA, life safety and other restrictions that relate to the general commercial construction industry.
  • Knowledge of electronic hardware
  • Ability to multitask and handle all types of scopes of projectsMust possess a great attention to detail
  • Strong mathematical skills
  • Ability to build solid relationships with customers and peers within the industryKnowledge of industry related software; Comsense. As well as Microsoft office; Excel, Outlook.
  • Must have excellent oral communication skills and positive interpersonal skills.

Physical Demands

This position is primarily sedentary. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; stand; walk; and reach or lift using hands and arms.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Work Environment

This job operates in a fast paced, demanding professional office environment. Successful candidate will be a self-starter, team player, deadline and goal oriented.  This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, calculators, phones, photocopiers, fax machines and filing cabinets. May require driving to work sites or customer locations.

Please apply by submitting your resume via this job posting.

EOE Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans; VEVRAA Federal Contractor






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