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[Estimator] Seeking Senior Industrial Mechanical Estimator-Indianapolis, IN

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Seeking Senior Estimator with at least 5+ years of industrial construction/project experience. Must have at least 5+ years of mechanical industrial estimating experience

Job Summary
The primary responsibility for this position is to perform estimates of labor, material, and costs for projects across the industries and to assist with job-related project engineering functions.

• Solicit material pricing detail including subcontract items as required
• Analyze and apply labor productivity unit extensions based on understanding of labor productivity rate development and definition of cost
• Perform various estimates and process piping take-offs including manual and/or digitized material quantity take-offs
• Utilize preliminary drawings and sketches, conversations, and field reviews, extract details of and quantify all material and labor required, including support crafts and site in-directs estimated to be necessary to complete a project
• Develop detail material take-offs, bills of materials, collect material and subcontract quotes and itemize labor manhour estimates
• Collaborate with General Manager on which opportunities to pursue after assessing project risk
• Visualize what is not apparent from project documentation and take efforts to estimate those potential scopes of work
• Assist in the development of alternate proposals such as unit price, fixed fee, and time and material formats

• Coordinate proposals from scope definition through final costing and submittal
• Assist in preparation of proposal KEYSTONE
• Maintain a list of clarifications, assumptions, and qualifications identified as risks and discrepancies are detected during development of proposals
• Accurately summarize and file all piping materials and labor estimates required per departmental standards and protocols; include any other information relevant to substantiating the pricing estimate
• Ensure the most cost effective and innovative utilization of materials, fabrication, subcontractors, and equipment for each proposal
• Participate in formal bid reviews and project team meetings to represent the estimate and to support the estimate hand-over

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Qualifications Required:
• Minimum of 2 years (or 5 years for Senior Estimator) of professional experience in mechanical industrial estimating
• Extensive knowledge of construction scheduling, materials, methods, practices, and costs plus high skill level with measuring techniques and mathematics
• Effective time management, and a high degree of attention to detail and accuracy are critical
• Ability to work productively with a diverse team and provide exemplary customer service
• Effective ability to communicate both in writing and verbally
• Knowledge of pipe, valves and fittings in high purity and industrial applications
• Ability to read blueprints, interpret specifications and RFP documents

• Advanced computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office products –Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint
• Proficiency with estimating and project management software is a plus

Desired Characteristics:
• Previous work experience using CAD is desired.
• Membership in cost and estimating organizations is a plus.

Bachelor’s degree preferred but may be waived in lieu of equivalent experience in industrial/mechanical estimating

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