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Steel Estimator

Posted on January 2, 2014

D5 Iron Works, Inc. a Structural & Miscellaneous Steel Fabrication Company located in Woodstock, Ill. is currently looking to hire an experienced Steel Estimator: must be a self-starter who can immediately produce estimates for fabrication and installation. Candidate must be able to finalize project negotiations.

Essential Duties
•    Analyze blueprints and other documentation to produce timely and accurate: material costs, time, and labor estimates for jobs of all types of structural and miscellaneous steel fabrication and erection
•    Assess cost effectiveness of products, projects and services, tracking actual costs relative to bids as the project develops
•    Write winning bid proposals for projects and to present these proposals in a professional manner
•    Maintain current material and subcontractor pricing
•    Participate in plan and specifications reviews
•    Project a positive presence in negotiations to maximize revenues and profits
•    Provide upper management with reports on bids won/lost
•    Meet productivity goals for bids produced
•    Maintain relationships with current client base and prospect for new clients
•    Create and maintain a steady bid flow to meet the company projections


Job Requirements
•    Five (5) years of verifiable experience estimating all facets and types of structural and miscellaneous steel fabrication & erection
•    Proven ability to read and understand all types of plans, drawings and specifications and produce estimates
•    Experience with steel estimating software
•    Demonstrate success at forecasting material, equipment, manpower and winning bids
•    Initiate and control the bidding and sales processes with new clients
•    Proven ability to close and multitask sales opportunities


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Company: D5 Iron Works, Inc.
Location: Woodstock, Ill.
Expires on February 2, 2014