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Project Estimator #1032

Posted on Aug 17, 2019 by KENSINGTON GLASS ARTS

Frederick, MD 21701
Professional Services
8 Aug 2019
Annual Salary
Full-Time

Project Estimator

Full-time Regular

Frederick, MD, US

Requisition Id: 1032

General Summary:

The Project Estimator is responsible for creating cost proposals of glazing installations and turning them into sales for the Contract Division.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review contract documents, identify glazing scope items, calculate expected costs, write proposals and interact with clients to generate sales contracts for the installation division
  • Work with vendors to get the best pricing and commitments to produce work for fixed costs
  • The Project Estimator will be OSHA 10 certified

Specific Duties:

  • Analyze blueprints, specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare time, cost, and labor estimates for commercial glazing installations applying knowledge of specialized methodologies, techniques, and processes
  • Compute cost factors and prepares estimates used for management purposes, such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work, preparing bids, selecting vendors or subcontractors, and determining the cost-effectiveness
  • Assume responsibility for creating and maintaining project-specific organizational systems (such as new bid folders and files)
  • Create and maintain a database of current and potential clients
  • Forecast and track key account metrics and analyze data to help establish company strategies and focus
  • Overcome objections of prospective customers to facilitate contract awards
  • Emphasize product/service features and benefits, discuss KG a philosophy and strategies and generate buy-in from potential clients
  • Always maintain professionalism, tact, diplomacy, and sensitivity to portray the company in a positive manner
  • Periodically conduct information-only presentations, such as seminars, trade show demonstrations, and other efforts
  • Build and maintain ongoing awareness of new products and services, competitor activities, and other research
  • Build and maintain strong, long-lasting customer relationships. Develop a trusted advisor relationship with key customer stakeholders and executive sponsors
  • Assist with high severity requests or issue escalations as needed
  • Propose solutions to technical issues and help to implement proposed solutions and act as a technical resource for project management staff
  • Consult and interact with other KGa divisions as required to facilitate overall company efficiency and performance
  • Coordination of receiving, tracking, and organization of all estimating related document and bidding documents
  • Review awarded projects to establish critical path milestones and propose action paths, schedules, processes and accuracy of scopes
  • Propose solutions to technical issues and help to implement proposed solutions and act as a technical resource for project management staff
  • Arrange for pick up and drop off of bid documents and materials
  • Interact with vendors to establish project costs
  • Assist clients with product specification
  • Negotiate new contracts and establish relationships with clients
  • Initiate new systems and procedures to improve efficiency such as project costing systems, labor review and analysis systems, project projections and other systems necessary to support the growth of Company
  • Review awarded projects to establish critical path milestones and propose action paths, schedules, processes and accuracy of scopes

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