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Estimator

Company: Westinghouse Electric Company
Location: Grand Prairie
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Position: EstimatorThe Estimator is responsible for bid preparation and submittal in pursuit of projects related to the manufacturing and supplying of steel and concrete pressure pipe. The Estimator should be experienced in the full-cycle estimating process to bid on projects including tanks and custom-formed products.Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for the performance of the estimating tasks; Ensure estimating activities align with organizational priorities; Establish and improve estimating procedures supporting the estimating and proposal cycle.
  • Develop, maintain, and grow knowledge base for estimating within the industry; Ensure estimates are accurate and account for all requirements and specifications while complying with industry, regulatory, and contractual requirements.
  • Effective collaboration with Sales, Engineering, and Project Coordination; Proactively engage sales team to identify market strategy and prepare estimating strategy to support; Involve project coordination and plant operations management when contract and technical expertise is needed for bid preparation. Prepare or assist in the preparation of cost estimates for standard and special products on all projects bid.
  • Maintain or assist in the maintenance of current cost information on materials, supplies, and services purchased. Through regular contact with the Engineering and Production Functions be knowledgeable of current design and fabrication techniques that affect pipe or fittings costs. Revise or assist in revising estimating procedures to reflect accurate costs.
  • Assist other functions on request by preparing cost analysis of alternate design, procedural, or production methods that affect products in the marketplace.
  • Through regular contact with the Data Processing Function, obtain and evaluate data pertaining to direct costs.
  • Perform such additional tasks as may be assigned by the Corporate Estimating Manager.
  • Required Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university
    • High-level knowledge, skills, and ability in estimating for proposals of manufactured steel and concrete pipe.
    • Experience with regulatory requirements and industry standards.
    • Experience with discipline-specific industry standards.
    • Ability to produce accurate estimates from conceptual and schematic drawings.
    • Ability to produce detailed, final contract estimates.
    • Ability to assess site exposures/construction risks and be able to appropriately analyze cost and reflect these in an estimate.
    • Ability to identify constructability issues through the estimating process.
    • Ability to identify value-engineering alternatives.
    • Experience in a strong business, construction management, and delivery methodologies background.
    • Bachelor's degree in Construction Science, Engineering, or comparable field of study.

Keywords: Westinghouse Electric Company, Grand Prairie , Estimator, Professions , Grand Prairie, Texas

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