Overview: Our client is an established full-service design-build mechanical contractor that is currently seeking a Sheet Metal Estimator to join their growing team within the San Jose California market.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Make proper cost estimations, taking into consideration such factors as materials, speeds, type of cutters, feeds and control system limitations.
Work closely with laser inputters, vendors, quality personnel, design engineers, and management to develop successful commercial proposals.
Experience with sourcing materials and finishes
Use HVAC Duct fabrication software, currently Quote Express / Quote Soft duct software tools to estimate cutsheets, project takeoffs, and prototype samples, streamline and improve existing processes.
Ensures compliance with regulations and company policies
Keeps management promptly and fully informed of all problems or unusual matters of significance
Works in a team atmosphere with Production, Purchasing, Customer Service, and Shipping Departments to satisfy our customers and provide solutions to their problems
Knowledge of sheet metal manufacturing industry required
3-5 years in Construction/Sheet Metal industry
O365 apps & Bluebeam
Experience in construction or sheet metal industry
Reviewing customer RFQs for both deliverable and quality requirements
Communicating with customers to accurately define requirements and expectations
Consolidating all outside costs and internal costs associated with fabrication from cradle to grave
Creating detailed quote packages for final review
Managing quote logs and tacking conversion, margin, and on-time delivery KPIs
Parse key manufacturing and specification requirements from 2D/3D drawings and CAD models
Monitor and respond to performance feedback related to project pricing, lead times, and order conversion rates
Communicate effectively, both verbally, and in writing