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We are currently seeking an Estimator in Shelton, CT.
Position Summary and Special Duties:
As a (an) Estimator your day to day duties will consist of and may not be limited to:
- Provide accurate estimate and comprehensive proposals based on data and documents provided by regional sales managers.
- Gathers details and compiles data to estimate all production costs according to specifications.
- Considers materials, labor, equipment, and transportation for estimations.
- Helps determine schedule and necessary resources for projects based on cost estimates, budgetary constraints and backlog.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Generate accurate cost estimates based on information received from sales managers.
- Generate comprehensive technical sales proposals.
- Specification, drawing plan and documentation review, coordinate review among various internal departments and compose appropriate exceptions & clarifications as needed.
- Assemble cost estimates in accordance with procedures; assure accuracy. Suggest cost savings on proposal bids to increase competitiveness in the marketplace, consistent with customer needs.
- Act as liaison within order to secure pricing and proposals for standard products and for specials, as required.
- Assist in maintaining procedures for accuracy of all estimating data.
- Order entry and order processing.
- New project file setup.
- Keep sales materials and related documentation up to date.
- Technical sales support for new salesmen.
- Maintain State Code Database.
- Obtain quotes from OEM for non-configurable units.
- Participate in external and internal kickoff meetings.
- Manage projects as required. · Generates new order package with salesman.
- Other tasks as directed by the Director of Operations. Position Requirements:
- Associate degree in Mechanical / Construction related or technical discipline. Other disciplines considered for candidates with strong technical aptitude.
- 3-5 years of estimating experience preferred.
- Must be highly detail oriented, organized and able to manage multiple deadlines.
- Familiarity with construction project commercial terms & conditions a plus.
- Outgoing, and able to work well with others. · Ability to work under pressure, while maintaining accuracy of work and meeting tight deadlines; adjusting hours when required.
- Thoroughly skilled on MS Office applications (Word, Excel & PowerPoint), including ability to handle word processing in an efficient manner. AutoCAD is a plus.
- Occasional US travel (as required).
- Duration: Direct Hire
- Location: Shelton
- Salary: 65K
- Benefits: yes
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply immediately!
Please include a clean copy of your resume and salary expectations and any references.