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Estimator - Instrumentation & Electrical

Company: Job Juncture
Location: Black Eagle
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Position: Estimator – Instrumentation & Electrical
Reports To: Division Manager
Position Overview: This position is responsible for providing full estimating and proposal preparation for all types of industrial facilities, including both new construction and maintenance, for projects up to $25M in value. Estimates will cover all types of contracts that includes Instrument and Electrical work in energy, mining, power, manufacturing, pulp/paper, agricultural, pharma, and other industries.
Job Duties:


  • Coordinate attendance to bid meetings and walk throughs at various client locations to determine project scope, complexities, accessibilities, and required content of proposal.
  • Review instructions and proposal specifications, the ability to read and interpret P&ID s, ISO s, Electrical and Instrumentation drawings, as well as all other technical data necessary to provide a complete proposal for the customer.
  • Review and incorporate historical data from purchase orders, subcontracts, previous proposals, job reports, etc. into unit and man hour figures for cost and production-based estimates.
  • Prepare full-scope estimates on small, medium, and large-scale projects, in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Provide a project/estimate turnover and technical support for projects as needed to ensure effective project implementation.
  • Coordinate with Supervision to implement Change Orders for assigned projects and provide additional estimates if necessary.
  • Ensure all documentation is maintained to support estimate figures.
  • Work with Project Managers, Superintendents, and other management staff, as needed, in the preparation and final evaluation of bids.
  • Secure best possible material and subcontracting costs by evaluating multiple quotes and proposals.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as required or assigned by Division Manager.
  • Tracking of RFP submissions from receipt to submission to client feedback
  • Tracking of win/loss rate (evaluated by both number of estimates and dollar value of estimates)
  • Development of historical cost and production database, activity code book, and standardized cost codes
  • Delegate/assist project managers with various estimates and RFP responses.
  • Constantly evaluate the proposal and RFP response process to look for efficiencies and improvements that can be implemented.
  • Provide accurate cost estimates in ensuring successful completion of construction projects.
  • As needed with revenue growth, build a team to support the estimating process

    Skills/Qualifications:

    • 5+ years heavy industrial/process facility experience in cost estimating and cost control in the Instrument and Electrical fields.
    • Strong knowledge of estimating techniques, engineering disciplines, and cost control techniques.
    • Ability to estimate all types and sizes of projects.
    • Ability to prepare complex proposals with minimal supervision.
    • Strong communication skills, both written and oral, and good organizational skills.
    • Experience with HCSS Heavy Job or similar job costing program.
    • Experience with P6 or similar scheduling software.
    • Experience with Viewpoint or similar account software.
    • Experience with Heavy Bid or similar estimating software.
    • Proficient with all Microsoft Office products.
    • Ability to work on estimates for multiple projects at one time.
    • Must be able to manage occasional heavy workloads and quick turnaround times on estimates.
    • Periodic travel to job sites may be required.
    • Completion of OSHA or equivalent safety training.
    • Driver s license with a clean driving record.

      Potential Hazards:

      • Potential exposure to extreme cold and hot temperatures
      • Exposure to manufacturing, pipeline, and refining environment
      • Limited working surfaces
      • Exposure to noise above 85 decibels and intense odors
      • Exposure to areas with limited visibility

        Benefits:

        • Health Insurance- Up to 80% of the Employee portion paid
        • Health Savings Account (HSA) optional enrollment
        • Paid Time Off after waiting period
        • 401k after 90 days of employment with a company match up to 4% (Employees are 100% vested after 90 day waiting period.)
        • Employee paid Dental, Vision, Life and Accident Insurance

Keywords: Job Juncture, Billings , Estimator - Instrumentation & Electrical, Professions , Black Eagle, Montana

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