Construction & Project Management

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Austin, TX

Our Client is a leading global provider of energy management, building control, security system solutions. They are a Fortune 100 company and a leader in the multi-billion dollar North American market for products, systems and services that automate facility infrastructures and ensure their energy efficiency. As a technology partner, service provider, and system integrator, the Building Automation division has offerings for fire protection; life safety; and security as well as building automation; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); and energy management.

This client has an excellent opportunity for a Project Estimator - Building Automation
located in Austin, TX

The primary responsibility of the Project Estimator is to complete sales estimates for the sales team, including project take-offs, specification interpretation, and associated activities.

Responsibilities include:

  • Prepares cost estimates and price quotations on new work, and coordinates the preparation of cost estimates on project continuations.
  • Collects information from other functions, vendors, subcontractors to complete sales quotations as needed.
  • Assists sales team(s) in configuring systems including constructing riser diagrams.
  • Leads, coordinates, and assumes responsibility for the timely generation and documentation of estimates and quotes utilized in the preparation of proposals for building automation solutions and services.
  • Obtains quotes from outside vendors for ancillary products and services.
  • Ensures timely response to sales, allowing for proposal preparation, workability, system operation, cost, and completeness of package given to sales.
  • Manages bid project take-offs, interprets of specifications, and develops of bill of materials (BOM).
  • May attend pre-bid meetings and site walk-throughs to develop deeper customer and project understanding.
  • Completes research activities on Dodge On-Line and informs sales team(s) to promote understanding of project scopes, phases and timing.
  • Works with customers and employees to answer technical and pricing questions, preparation of technical quotes, some development and maintenance of technical documentation, customer expediting and order entry.
  • Maintains complete files for all equipment used to generate quotes and assists in turnover process when quotes become an order.
  • Completes all record keeping entries and documentation on quotes within sales estimating tools. Assists with ongoing maintenance of Sales Estimating tools and SAP as needed.
  • Supports Lunch-and-Learn activities with engineers.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • Associate’s Degree in Engineering preferred. (High School Diploma, state-recognized GED, or state-recognized high school equivalency exam is the minimum education requirement.)
  • Required experience: Three years of building automation or mechanical systems experience required.
  • Required travel: 10%
  • Other requirements:
    • Must be able to read plans/specs.
    • Excellent English verbal, written, organizational and negotiation skills necessary.
    • Ability to work in the U.S. without a need for current or future sponsorship.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • Experience using an Estimating/Quoting system.

If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, this is the company that will further your experience and career growth.

Please send us your resume for Confidential Consideration. No information will be released without prior approval!!

Specialties Desired:

Building Automation
Mechanical estimating