Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Posted: 08/28/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: ESTIMATOR Job Number: 19220

Full-time, direct hire opportunity for an Estimator for mechanical equipment within the steel industry.

In this role, you will be responsible for cost estimates based on proposal data sheets.


  • Work with the proposal engineer and chief mechanical engineer to estimate equipment weight information.
  • Develop component lists for equipment units.
  • Recommend equipment references to be used as cost basis.
  • Use computer to create estimates, as well as charts and diagrams as required.
  • Prepare labor and material take offs from engineering drawings.
  • Work up costs for installation and materials for pipe, equipment, structural steel and motors.
  • Recommend type of equipment (industry specified).
  • Monitor progress of vendor responses to inquiries.
  • Assist engineers in preparing proposals.
  • Work with purchasing to solicit equipment quotations.


  • Associate Degree or higher in an engineering or business discipline or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years experience in the steel industry and estimating for mechanical equipment or experience in mechanical equipment design.
  • Ability to read engineering drawings and bills of material.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills; Ability to interact with vendors and customers
  • Domestic and international business travel as required.

Estimator - Steel - Mechanical Equipment - 19220

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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