Estimator - Beaumont Texas
Frontline Source Group
Updated: May 2 2012
||Budget / Cost Control
||Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
||Beaumont, TX, US
||Full Time Salaried Employee
Closed - No longer accepting applications
Our Beaumont, TX client is looking for an Estimator on a Direct Hire Basis.
The focus and sole responsibility of Estimator are to ensure profitability is engineered into each and every project.
Must also ensure estimate and revenue projection is profitable and will function as a critical liaison with Senior Management providing accurate revenue projections capturing our profit.
Estimator will work with potential customers and maintain relationships with current customers ensure profitability.
Function as a conduit of critical information to ensure absolute accountability for Senior Management, the Estimating Manager and the Customer.
Produce new business and maintain relationships to ensure the growth and profit goals of the Company.
The estimator is fully responsible and accountable for the effective, economic and efficient operation of their projects and responsibilities.
Estimators should carry out and implement the plans, goals, objectives, and directives of the Estimating Manager.
The Estimator is responsible for the accurate and timely reporting of project productivity and sales volume to the Estimating Manager on a weekly basis.
Minimum 5+ years estimating experience in upstream (pipelines, production facilities and/or offshore platforms / floating solutions) or downstream (process units, chemical units, utilities and offsite) projects.
Needs to have the ability to read and interpret construction drawings.
Strong computer and analytical skills especially with all Microsoft Products including Microsoft Projects are a must!
Experience in HCSS Heavy Bid or other comparable estimating software a plus.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES
Responsible performing estimating functions for the purpose of providing high quality Lump Sum Estimates with limited supervision. Assist in preparation of estimating procedures for projects. Responsible for creating basic to detail level schedules for Estimates. Ability to analyze, interpret, and track cost to give to management for awarded jobs. Able to meet or better aggressive deadlines.
Ability to read, write, analyze, and interpret reports, plans, contracts, technical reports, and industry/trade agreements and have the ability to effectively present information to prospective customers and management.
Ability to analyze, and interpret construction and technical reports and convert information into monthly and annual projections for the company.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Understanding of the basic concepts and principles of accounting, job costing, profit analysis, pricing, etc.
Must be able to quickly, and appropriately, respond to various personnel or accounting related questions, complaints, and customer inquiries on a regular basis
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Enforce mandatory requirement of signed approval of all Bids, Estimates, and PO's.
Establish and ensure the maintenance of and the accuracy of the financial records, control procedures, and reporting systems for the department. Maintains in good order, all records and files, and ensures the safe keeping of all company records.
Assists with the corporate strategic planning for the company and coordinates and approves a budget to support the planning that meets the company's goals while making full use of the company's assets in achieving budgeted earnings and sales.
Ensures that all company transactions are conducted in an ethical and prudent manner.
Maintains accurate records of all contracts that the company is obligated to and resolves any disputed invoices with vendors or suppliers in the best interest of the company.
Working with the Estimating Manager, ensures the timely, accurate production of competent daily, weekly, monthly, and other scheduled management reports.
Demonstrates good judgment in investigating problems and making decisions.
Analyze and evaluate all available financial / sales data and controls to inform the Estimating Manager of potential problem areas.
Analyze and evaluate all available financial data. Prepare reports and assist in the creation of action plans to correct any deviations.
Meets regularly with direct reports to ensure proper information flow and adherence to stated goals and objectives. Ensures that all reporting employees are active, and that waste and non-productive time are kept to a minimum.
Working with and utilizing the Estimating Manager to create, maintain, and improve company relationships with customers.
Establish financial terms and conditions for all new customers.
Ensures that all personnel actions are conducted within the policies and procedures of the Company, and they do not violate any state or federal laws.
Ensures the efficient and smooth coordination of activities among company staff.
Conducts himself/herself in a professional manner, constantly assisting personnel in the development of proper work habits.
Updates company policies and procedures, and ensures that all employees are aware of and adhere to the changes including signing of acknowledgements.
Maintain confidentiality and security of company, and customer.
Creating and maintaining a work environment that shows concern for the Company's people as much as for its property and promoting the autonomy and growth of each individual employee to the level of their capability.
Ensures the ethical and prudent operation of the Company.
Ensure that all appropriate data is entered in the computer system for all new orders and that work orders are printed and complete
Submits various reports as required to the Estimating Manager in an accurate and timely manner.
Assist in preparation of proposals and pricing of accounts.
Analyze need and build material take offs.
Ensure that customer job files and other files are maintained in a neat and orderly manner.
Identify any special events within the company service area and obtain requests for proposals for these events. Prepare bids, submit and follow-up.
Ensures that all approved expenses are being monitored against the established and sign estimates.
Ensure that purchase orders are issued to vendors and/or suppliers as appropriate.
Work with the Estimating Manager to establish short-term plans and revenue objectives.
Any other duties and projects that may be assigned from time to time by the Estimating Manager.
Please visit us on the web at http://www.frontlinesourcegroup.com
Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/V/D. Candidates must have authorization to work in the U.S. Clients will not sponsor visas.
Frontline Source Group is one of the fastest growing Information Technology, Accounting, Legal, Human Resources, Administrative, and Clerical staffing and direct hire firms with offices throughout Texas (Arlington, Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Plano, Houston Galleria, Lewisville, West Houston, Sugar Land, and The Woodlands), Tennessee (Nashville and Brentwood), and Arizona (Phoenix).
Frontline specializes in matching top talent with companies for direct, contract, and contract-to-hire placements. We work with clients and candidates in all areas of the United States and Canada.
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