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Metal Fabrication Estimator

Company: Globe Tech, LLC
Location: Plymouth
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Role Description: The Metal Fabrication Estimator is responsible for quoting defense, commercial, and transportation projects, by establishing the BOM to processing all parts and associated manufacturing processes. Works closely with sales, engineering, and other cross-functional departments to develop competitive pricing analysis, comprehensive cost build-up, and pro forma financial scenarios for internal decision-making and external quotes to the customer. Familiarity with steel structure fabrication methods such as machining, forming, stamping, mechanical assembly, and various welding are necessary. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. Also, additional job duties may be assigned. Works collaboratively with the sales team to bring in new work, while maintaining customer base Responsible for providing timely and accurate cost estimates of labor and material calculations to customers in wide and diverse areas of manufacturing and fabrications Manages customer expectations through communication of capabilities, capacities, lead times, and quotes Works collaboratively with engineering and operations to coordinate fabrication activities to conform to drawings and customer specifications Analyzes blueprints, specifications, and other documents to prepare time, cost, and labor estimates for customers Understands project logistics and project schedule Solicits vendor and subcontractor bids including comparing and analyzing competitive subcontractor and supplier bids Strategically evaluates margin potential, project risks, project fit, and competitive environment Responsible for accuracy of all components of estimating spreadsheets including verifying correct labor hours are assigned to the proper tasks, labor rates are accurate, internal cost allocations, assumption, material, transportation, and other services not performed by company Prepares and maintains a directory of suppliers, contractors and subcontractors Education/Experience/Certifications: To effectively carry-out duties and responsibilities in the job position the following education, experience, or certifications are preferred: Experience: Minimum of three years experience in general estimating, engineering principles, methods of sheet metal fabrications, sheet metal components, and metal cutting processing Possesses strong technical background and working knowledge in sheet metal fabrication for multiple processes (i.e., welding, cutting, punching, bending, etc.) Ability to create, read and interpret drawings, specifications, designs, and engineering prints Additional Skills Required: To effectively carry out duties and responsibilities in the job position the following skills are required: Computer skills: Experience with basic computer systems Proficient with Microsoft Operating System as well as MS Excel, Word and Project Communication skills: Speak effectively with fellow employees or customers Ability to read, write and converse in English Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, etc. Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form Other Skills: Well organized, flexible, detail oriented, strong attention to accuracy and has ability to multi-task Ability to prioritize work load and consistently meet deadlines Ability to maintain discretion, professionalism and confidentiality at all times Strong interpersonal skills Benefits: Globe Tech offers a competitive wage, sign-on bonus, solid opportunity, and a career path to success. We offer comprehensive benefits such as medical (possible $0 premium plan option), dental, vision, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 401 (k) program, PTO and free membership to local gym.

Keywords: Globe Tech, LLC, Detroit , Metal Fabrication Estimator, Professions , Plymouth, Michigan

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