CAREER OPPORTUNITY 

COST ESTIMATOR

DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES & EXPECTATIONS

  1. Works in conjunction with sales and marketing team to identify and review new project opportunities and pursue customer inquiries to reveal project scope, schedule, and related specifications.

  2. Familiarizes himself/herself with scope of work, drawings, specifications, proposal submission requirements and all other related contract documents. Determines at that time, if subcontractors may be needed for the project based on schedule, project scope, and MIW current work load.

  3. Develops and utilizes appropriate bid worksheets and ensures that all necessary information from the contract documents are included in a detailed project write-up and proposal.

  4. Communicates with client with regard to questions, requests for additional information, and/or more specific information is needed in regards to the project being quoted.

  5. Utilizes and maintains CRM software for tracking project, quote and client information.

  6. Tracks all submitted bids until each bid has been awarded.

  7. If and when a bid is awarded to MIW, the estimator ensures that all information is directed through the proper channels for further processing. If a bid has not been awarded to MIW, the estimator reviews the costs associated with a competitor’s bid and critiques each bid process to identify and learn concepts that can be applied for future bids.

  8. Maintains an orderly and current historical file of all quotes that have been placed.

  9. Maintains and utilizes completed job information to ensure accurate costs are documented for use during new estimations.

  10. Responsible for identifying and developing new ideas and work methods for improving the efficiency, accuracy, and the thoroughness of this position.

CODE OF CONDUCT:

  • Attendance and Punctuality

    • Standard working hours are from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. may vary at times in relation to work load.

    • Arrives to work 10-15 minutes prior to the start of scheduled shift.

    • Punctual when attending meetings.

  • Adaptability

    • Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or events that may modify the tasks or scope of work for one or more projects as directed.​

  • Dependability

    • Follows instructions and responds well to direction.

    • Completes tasks in a timely manner.

    • Takes responsibility for own actions.

    • Accepts designated responsibility and follows through on commitments.

    • Commits to additional hours when necessary to reach goals.​

  • Motivation:

    • Volunteers readily and demonstrates persistence to achieve company and departmental goals.

    • Asks for and offers help when needed.​

  • Oral & Written Communication: 

    • Speaks knowledgeably and confidently when reviewing quote(s) with the team.

    • Writes clearly and informatively, when submitting data.​

  • Organizational Support:

    • Follows the organizational chain of command.

    • Supports organization's goals and values.

  • Professionalism:

    • Approaches colleagues, vendors, and customers in a tactful manner.

    • Reacts well under pressure.

    • Treats others with respect and consideration, regardless of their status or position.

  • Problem Solving:

    • Collects, researches, and analyses data.

    • Identifies and reports problems to a manager in a timely manner.

    • Suggests and/or develops alternative solutions; participates in group problem solving.​

GOAL

Responsible for efficiently developing thorough, accurate, and timely quotations for potential project opportunities.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2 years of experience

  • High School Diploma/G.E.D.

  • Experience in Auto CAD

  • Knowledge Required:

    • Mathematics​

    • Engineering & Technology

    • English Language

    • Computers & Electronics

    • Steel

ARE YOU READY TO JOIN THE MORAN IRON TEAM?

As a dynamic company serving a global market, Moran Iron Works is always on the lookout for knowledgeable, highly skilled, professional people who share our passion for quality.

We are a drug free, Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) committed to providing equal opportunity for the participation of all qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, sex, marital status, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other factor, the consideration of which is prohibited by law.

Moran Iron Works values people as individuals, not as “workers” or “staff.” We create goals and plans for professional and personal growth, recognizing that not everyone is the same…and there’s greatness in differences. We believe our company’s success is a direct result of our passion for doing great work and taking on the responsibility and accountability to do what it takes to have our customers be more than satisfied with their projects.

When clients choose to work with us, they know they’re getting the professionalism, experience, knowledge, and skill that Moran Iron Works is known for. Simply stated, we’re a close-knit group of Passionate People @ Peak Performance.

ABOUT US

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Moran Iron Works is a HUBZone-certified Small Business Concern that was founded in 1978 by Thomas Moran and has their headquarters and largest manufacturing facility (125,000 total sq. ft.) in Onaway, Michigan, and access via their high-wire corridor to their Deep Water Port in Rogers City, Michigan.

 

MIW is dynamic fabrication facility that provides a full range of custom design, engineering, fabrication, installation, service, repair, and modification services throughout a number of industries including marine, power, industrial and hydro. 

CONTACT US

11739 M-68/33
ONAWAY, MI 49765 
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