Estimator

Cranberry, PA 16063

Posted: 01/30/2019 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: ESTIMATOR Job Number: 17795

We have a full-time, direct hire opportunity with our client for an engineering project Estimator.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's or Associate Degree in Metallurgy, Drafting or related area and a background in estimating and inside sales for steel fabrication projects.


Essential Functions

  • Gather project data by interpreting blueprints, specifications and customer requirements in order to estimate the cost, size, materials, nature and duration of projects
  • Build relationships with key vendors (subcontractors, suppliers, engineers etc.) in order to prioritize, coordinate and schedule customer needs and requirements.
  • Create and submit estimate reports or bids 
  • Coordinate with all related departments for order status, ensuring delivery commitments are met.
  • Monitor quality standards and specification requirements and communicate any discrepancies or issues
  • Communicate customer feedback and suggestions for enhancing efficiency, quality, safety, and continuous improvement.
  • Maintain and expand the database of customers and prospects of the organization.

Requirements

  • Associate or Bachelor's Degree in Metallurgy, Drafting, or related engineering discipline preferred
  • 1-2 years experience in estimating and/or inside sales.
  • Previous experience in a fabrication/steel service environment preferred
  • Organized, customer-focused, motivated, detail-oriented and driven. 
  • Able to work independently in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent  communication skills
  • Ability to read, evaluate, and interpret prints, drawings, and specifications.
  • Solid decision-making, problem resolution and critical thinking skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and ERP systems.

Estimator - 17795
Oxford Solutions is a professional staffing firm that specializes in the placement of talented professionals into challenging, career-enriching opportunities. We're based in Pittsburgh, PA, but we have openings with major clients located nationwide. We provide multiple avenues of employment to include contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement. Our well-trained staff of recruiters will work with you to help land your first job or your dream job and strive to always affect people's lives in a positive way.
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