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Estimator

Company: Evoqua Water Technologies
Location: Warwick
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

About Evoqua Water Technologies
Evoqua Water Technologies is a leading provider of mission critical water and wastewater treatment solutions, offering a broad portfolio of products, services and expertise to support industrial, municipal and recreational customers who value water. Evoqua has worked to protect water, the environment and its employees for more than 100 years, earning a reputation for quality, safety and reliability around the world. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the company operates in more than 160 locations across ten countries. Serving more than 38,000 customers and 200,000 installations worldwide.Apply today to join our 4000 professionals around the world as we pursue our purpose:Transforming Water. Enriching Life.
Position Summary
The Estimator is responsible for developing documents/estimates in all stages of the bid process and must evaluate the information supplied by the sales team and design the process to meet the needs of the client and deliver the estimate summaries/documents.The successful estimator understands that organizational and presentational skills are crucial, along with the ability to meet tight deadlines. An appreciation of data confidentiality and awareness of market impacts of price trends, regulations and exchange rates also contribute to the successful estimator.
This position combines product experience with quantity surveying skills, commercial acumen and strong financial analysis abilities. Product understanding/application and accuracy is critical, as is problem-solving ability and keen attention to detail. This position reports to the Operations Manager.
Core Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Prepares work to be estimated by gathering proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents.
  • Identifies labor, material, and time requirements by studying proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents.
  • Computes costs by analyzing labor, material, and time requirements.
  • Resolves discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information.
  • Presents prepared estimate by assembling and displaying numerical and descriptive information.
  • Prepares special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Maintains cost data base by entering and backing up data.
  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing technical publications.
  • Collaborates as needed with other functional areas in the organization such as Supply Chain, Strategic Procurement, Finance, Engineering and others to provide accurate information.
    FORMAL EDUCATION:
    • 2-5 years of experience in cost estimation and/or manufacturing engineering
    • BS in Mechanical Engineering or Finance

      KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:
      • Experience with engineered to order product
      • Costing in an OEM environment
      • Experience working with NSF requirements in design/application preferred
      • Knowledge of piping systems (pumps, valves, pressure tanks, boilers)
      • Strong Microsoft Office skills - excel, PPT
      • Communicating with customers/peers inside and outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail
      • Estimators must be adept in mathematics and have keen analytical skills. These professionals must be able to manage the high stress of tight deadlines and the major responsibility of accurately forecasting the budget for a project.
      • Organizational and presentational skills are crucial. Position requires an appreciation of data confidentiality, and to be aware of price trends, regulations and exchange rates.

        Additional DetailsTravel is minimal but site visits may be required - 10%
        Evoqua Water Technologies prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Evoqua Water Technologies takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.EEO is The LawEqual Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender IdentityEEO is the Law - Poster (PDF)
        Evoqua does not accept unsolicited resumes/candidates from search firms.

Keywords: Evoqua Water Technologies, Warwick , Estimator, Professions , Warwick, Rhode Island

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