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Fabrication Estimator / Project Manager

Company: GSM Industrial
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Primarily responsible for calculating the estimated costs of material, labor, equipment and contract services required to meet the fabrication needs of the customer. Working with the Account Managers to ensure that each project is executed within budget and on time while meeting or exceeding the quality standards. Essential Job Functions:

  • Adheres to the responsibilities and expectations defined in the GSM Industrial Project Chart.
  • Evaluates customer drawings/specifications to determine suitability.
  • Uses GSM systems and processes to produce accurate quotation documents, including detailed scope of work and communicates with prospect/customer.
  • Uses GSM systems and processes to provide accurate pricing according to company goals for markup and profit margin.
  • Consults with entire project team to establish appropriate goals, dates, constraints, technical process guidelines etc. Determines and contracts subcontractors as needed to align with internal scheduling.
  • Completes or delegates order entry process assuring all customer, project details are properly entered in the system and communicated to internal team members.
  • Takes ownership of the scope of work and communicates information as it becomes available with project team members.
  • Supervises shipping and receiving processes related to all phases of the project including customer supplied items, parts shipped directly to site, subcontracted work, and shipping and customer procurement of final goods. Coordinates shipping schedules with field crew schedules.
  • Develops long lasting, successful business relationships with new and existing accounts
  • Ultimately responsible for
  • Creating an accurate estimate, which is the foundation for a successful project.
  • Maintaining a positive customer relationship.
  • Maintaining and facilitating appropriate communications with customer and internal teams. Additional Roles: Additional responsibilities are defined under the Business Development Manager, Account Manager, and Project Engineering Designer job descriptions. In addition to the essential functions listed above, the employee is expected to:
    • Be honest, demonstrate integrity and respect with all customers and co-workers.
    • Follow company policies, procedures, maintain a professional demeanor and work ethic.
    • Demonstrate a positive attitude, communicate effectively with co-workers and customers.
    • Work with accuracy, efficiency and attention to detail.
    • Respect the work environment and keep it as safe, neat and clean as possible.
    • Demonstrate initiative to learn new skills and tasks and to help co-workers when possible.
    • Perform such other duties and functions as required.
    • Willing to learn: How to read, and modify engineering drawings, CNC programing software, cut-list and purchasing systems. Requirements:
      • Minimum two years of post high school training and five years of experience in a related field
      • Knowledge of sales techniques and principles a plus
      • Knowledge of sheet metal and steel fabrication
      • Ability to represent and sell the company and its products and services
      • Ability to read and understand blueprints and estimate time and material requirements
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
      • Excellent presentation skills
      • Intermediate mathematics
      • Planning and time-management skills
      • Ability to execute goals and objectives
      • Computer skills and willingness to adopt InforVisual ERP software processes and procedures
      • Valid PA driver's license Machines/Tools/Equipment: Computer, basic office equipment & automobile Working Conditions:
        • Office and/or jobsite locations
        • In a normal workday, the employee must be able to:
        • Stand 4-6 hours
        • Sit 4-6 hours
        • Walk 1-4 hours
        • Drive 4-6 hours
        • Lift/carry 20 lbs. maximum; frequently lift/carry up to 10 lbs. - Light Work
        • The employee must be able to use his/her upper extremities for repetitive simple grasping
        • The employee must also be able to occasionally (0-33% of the time):
        • bend at the waist
        • squat at the knees
        • climb
        • reach above shoulders
        • kneel
        • crawl
        • use feet (foot controls) PI184921111

Keywords: GSM Industrial, Lancaster , Fabrication Estimator / Project Manager, Executive , Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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