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Company: Actalent
Location: Lexington
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Description:Will be responsible for analyzing layouts, specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare labor and material estimates for products, projects, or services. Work closely with managers, engineers and management to determine, track, oversee and advise on project cost estimates vs. actuals. Maintain an effective line of communication with customers and internal departments to assure customers are provided with excellent service and deadlines are met. Maintain excellent documentation, and focus on continuous process improvement.

  • Interpret all levels of requests for Quotation requirements from conceptual through design and manufacturing phases.
  • Analyze drawings, designs, specifications, and documentation and prepare accurate cost estimates.
  • Apply labor, material overhead, period costs, and profit requirements to each estimate.
  • Review data to determine material and labor requirements and prepare bill of materials.
  • Collaborate with customers and internal departments to identify customer and company responsibilities.
  • Provide improvement recommendations to reduce future discrepancies between estimated and actual costs.
  • Collaborate with production employees in the fabrication facility when needed.
  • Visit job sites frequently when needed for bigger quotes to identify potential problems.
  • Review manufacturing and installer related feedback from customers to improve future quoting.
  • Effectively communicate with Purchasing on buy-out items & Freight charges.
  • Update cost templates to reflect tariffs & current steel prices.
  • Give breakdown & assumed costs for labor & material to Manufacturing during turn-over meeting.
  • Improve code knowledge to include different cities and states.Skills:estimation, mechanical, microsoft excel, construction, sales support, bill of material, rfq, cost analysis, microsoft, sheet metal, platforms, preconstruction, structural steel, steel structure, bidding, sap, blueprint, project management, construction management, estimating softwareTop Skills Details:estimation,mechanical,microsoft excel,construction,sales support,bill of material,rfq,cost analysisAdditional Skills & Qualifications:Working knowledge of engineering and design concepts of steel structures.Effective interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills to work with customers, vendors, and internal departments.Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business communications, policies, procedures, and governmental regulations. Ability to write reports and business correspondences and effectively present information to management and customers. Strong in Excel.Knowledge of CAD softwareKnowledge of RISA or equivalent structural analysis software a plus. About Actalent: Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We're supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions. The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Actalent, Lexington , Estimator, Professions , Lexington, Kentucky

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