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Baton Rouge, LA
130000-150000 per year
SUMMARY: Responsible for preparing cost estimates for competitive bids and negotiated proposals, develop more economical ways to construct projects and provide comprehensive deliverables for major estimates.
DUTIES OR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Establish a cohesive platform for estimating activities including tracking and assessment.
Develop, direct and monitor strategic plans consistent with overall profit and growth objectives of the company.
Determine and advise what types of projects to bid, strategies, techniques, etc.
Formally responsible for making recommendations regarding policies associated with the job''s purpose and essential responsibilities.
Determine whether and how to incorporate pricing and trending feedback from purchasing and executed projects.
Determine what changes need to be made to our estimating guidelines to make them more accurate and respond to design or purchasing changes.
Decide on what training is needed for each estimator and make daily work assignments based upon their expertise.
Oversee and train the estimators to develop accurate estimates in line with the proposal scope.
Interact with vendors and the company purchasing and projects groups to get pricing feedback and improve estimating accuracy.
Improve templates and pricing feedback system and develop training programs.
Review all final estimate packages to ensure accuracy and completeness prior to formal quotation.
Direct and supervise the development of proposals, and assist responsible individuals with proposals to create effective presentations.
Support the development of business plans and goals, and develop strategy for management of client contacts regarding new work, contract negotiation, claims resolution and future work potential.
Provide technical assistance in negotiating contracts, change orders, etc.
Direct all estimating functions, incorporating research of statistical data on labor analysis, budget quantity, estimating factors and historical data review.
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:
10+ years estimating experience with 5+ years estimating management experience
Piping and mechanical background. Prior field experience a must.
Turnaround experience a big plus.
Ability to perform work accurately and completely, and in a timely manner.
Ability to conduct effective presentations.
Ability to read and understand P&ID and isometric drawings and material specifications
Proficiency in construction estimating software. Experience working with Ariba, GEP or similar software. Familiar with Primavera.
Knowledge of field operations through project support.
Knowledge of specific trades and scopes of work
Excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills; good computer skills including MS Word and Excel.
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Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Leave, 401(k), Bonus Plan
Thursday - Aug. 6, 2020
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