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Jones Sign Company is a leading national sign manufacturer that was established in 1910. Founded in Green Bay, WI; Jones Sign has continued to grow throughout the years expanding its footprint throughout the U.S. and beyond. We are a full service sign company specializing in custom signage and architectural elements. Whether it's new construction or an update to existing buildings; private, public or major venue, Jones Sign can handle our customer's projects from design assistance to installation. Jones Sign works with some of the top retail developers and environmental graphic consultants in the country and has ongoing relationships with many Fortune 500 firms. We manufacture all types of interior and exterior signage including wayfinding signs, electric signs, electronic message boards, pylon, channel letters, monument, wall signs, awnings, billboard structures and much more.

A few of our recent projects we have completed; Hard Rock Stadium, USBank Stadium, T Mobile Arena, The Crayola Experience, Daytona Motor Speedway and numerous local and national client's projects such as AutoZone, Menards, Dollar General, AT&T and more.


As an Estimator your will be responsible for reviewing project scope and design plans while developing an accurate and cost effective bill of materials for custom sign manufacturing projects and national programs.

Duties and Expectations:

  • Prepare competitive, accurate and thorough estimates and bill of materials used for sales, planning and scheduling projects

  • Communicate with design and sales department on construction methods and solutions. Provide technical and product expertise in pre-sale meetings and over the phone

  • Communicates estimated materials and methodology with design and production departments

  • Maintain cost database by entering and backing up data

  • Augment knowledge by reviewing technical and industry publications


  • Associate degree in a field related to fabrication, construction, estimating, or similar

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or field related to the role is desired

  • 2+ yrs. experience in fabrication estimating, production scheduling/planning, scope of work or similar background is desired

  • Ability to read blueprints, CAD drawings, engineering drawings and understand bill of materials; must be able to break a design down to a component list

  • Capable of understanding the production steps and timing associated with each

  • Demonstrated attention to detail is critical along with outstanding follow up skills

  • Able to successfully manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment

  • Skilled at managing both internal and external sources, collaborating to achieve the needed end result

  • Computer literacy, electronic filing, and advanced use of Microsoft Excel and Word is required

  • Experience in project management is a plus

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Jones Sign is a stable, industry leading company with over 100 years under our belt and numerous high profile projects which span the nation. An equal opportunity employer with a diverse work place that promotes a culture of trust, respect and communication along with a management team that listens.

We take care of our employees:

  • Health, Vision and Dental Insurance

  • Reimbursements for education and health clubs

  • Paid vacation and holidays

  • Counseling for credit and legal services and mental health

  • Life Insurance

  • Excellent pay, variable annual bonus

  • Short and long term disability insurance

  • Matches 401k and charitable contributions

  • Bereavement/Funeral Pay

  • Pay for Jury Duty

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Interesting and non-repetitive work

  • Jones Sign branded attire

  • Sponsorship of outside recreational teams

  • Leading edge equipment and software

  • Clean, bright and safe work environment

  • And many more.....