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Mechanical Estimator
Summary
Title:Mechanical Estimator
ID:13
Department:Mechanical
Location:Watkinsville, Ga.
Description
JOB DESCRIPTION
 
ROLE:                       Mechanical Estimator                                     SALARY:      45 – 75k annual          
LOCATION:             Watkinsville, GA                                            FLSA STATUS:       Exempt
REPORTING:          Director Engineering / Contract Mgt
 
 
 
GENERAL PURPOSE
 
Prepare mechanical cost estimates for manufacturing, construction projects, or engineering services to aid management in determining price of construction or service.
 
KEY WORK
 
  • Work alongside clients, vendors, and other departmental staff to resolve issues and formulate cost estimates.
  • Analyze blueprints, construction drawings and other documentation to prepare time, cost, materials, and labor estimates.
  • Utilizing IMI selection criteria secure estimates from vendors or subcontractors.
  • Confer with engineers, designers, owners, contractors, and subcontractors on changes to cost estimates.
  • Prepare scopes of work based on verbal guidance of clients or at the direction of management.
  • Prepare manpower estimates enabling management to organize, and schedule staff.
  • Prepare cost and expenditure statements and other necessary documentation for the duration of a project.
  • Assess cost effectiveness of products and services based on actual costs relative to estimates.
  • Set up cost monitoring and reporting systems and procedures.
  • Prepare Job Turnover Package once customer issues purchase order for prepared quote.
  • Conduct special studies to establish standard hour and related cost data driving cost reduction.
  • Review material and labor requirements to decide whether it is more cost-effective to construct or subcontract components.
  • Prepare and maintain a directory of suppliers, contractors, and subcontractors.
  • Establish and maintain tendering (bidding) process and negotiate as required.
  • Work within company policy as outlined in the Industrial Mechanical, Inc. Employee Handbook and in compliment with the IMI Safety Manual and OSHA Safety rules.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.
  
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar field of study.
 
Note:   Education requirement can be waived for internal candidates who have proven successful as a Project Manager or General Foreman for a minimum of five (5) years and possess the desire and ability to perform role.
 

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES
 
  • Minimum of five or more years work experience in estimating of industrial projects.
  • Experience with processing piping takeoffs and equipment installation.
  • Ability and willingness to work from a vehicle up to 25% of the time quoting/visiting customers.
  • Willing to travel overnight up to 5% of the time.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Computer experience, including but not limited to, Microsoft Office, Excel, Project, and Outlook.
BUSINESS & BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES:
 
  • Critical Thinking – Ability to conceptualize, apply, analyze, synthesize, and/or evaluate information gathered from, or generated by, observation, experience, reflection, reasoning, or communication, as a guide to action.
  • Communication – Presents ideas/facts clearly and concisely in oral and written formats.  Listens well and asks the right questions.  Can effectively deliver a speech, presentation or other communication to customers, technicians, or management.
  • Continuous Improvement – Has a high level of self-management and motivation to continuously improve the process, people, equipment, raw materials and self.  Can adapt and transfer new methods and ideas to situations to maximize positive results.
  • Analytical Problem Solving – Can determine what data is relevant; recognizes inconsistencies and draws inferences from data to develop solutions and options.
  • Credibility – Does not blame others and takes responsibility for his/her own mistakes.  Respects confidential information and concerns shared by others.  Finishes work and reports on time and effectively utilizes data to support positions.
  • Initiative – Has the ability to identify key issues, develop a workable solution from data and working with others, sells his/her solution and implements the solution.
  • Resource Management – Efficient and effective deployment of our organization’s resources, such as financial resources, human skills, or production resources. 
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