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  • Full Time
  • St George
  • August 1, 2022
  • Hours: 40

Website 365 Industrial Solutions Inc

The Mechanical Outside Sales representative is responsible for the accurate and timely preparation of full-cost estimates for projects, including materials and labour. Lead generation and cold calling are a significant component of this role. This individual’s accuracy and organizational skills are critical to the profitability of the business, as under-estimates may cause significant financial losses and over-estimates may result in the inability to win bids. A sound understanding of the mechanical millwrighting industry is mandatory and a key component to the success of the role.
Responsibilities
• Prepare and/or coordinate the preparation of full cost estimates on conceptual, design-build or general tender work
• Prepare materials, labour and equipment cost estimations necessary to successfully carry out a construction project according to proposals, plans, estimates and specifications
• Prepare and maintain a list of suppliers, contractors and subcontractors
• Advise on proposal procedures to follow
• Study and analyze proposals received
• Recommend/reject proposals and negotiate contracts
• Establish unit costs, labour rates, productivity factors and location impacts
• Evaluate and recommend allowances for indirect costs, design unknowns, escalation and contingency
• Present estimates and conduct review meetings with clients
• Participate and coordinate company risk and opportunity evaluation with clients
• Review proposal specifications and drawings to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate
• Prepare estimates by calculating complete takeoff of scope of work
• Maintain files of working documents as back-up for estimate figures, including current (accurate) information on prices from suppliers through direct contact, sales brochures, price lists, etc.
• Review design options and recommend best solution based on cost, engineering quality, or availability of materials
• Effectively determine the bid strategies required for the company to be successful
• Assist management to determine what types of projects to bid on
• Review all final estimate packages to ensure accuracy and completeness, prior to formal quotation
• Participate in presentations to management and clients
• May be responsible for or assisting in “closing the sale”
• Provide technical assistance in negotiating contracts, change orders, etc. as required
• May assist in the preparation of studies, materials and methods, recommendations, and cost estimates as required
• Follows OH&S ACT, as well as all Company policies and procedures to ensure a safe work environment for themselves and other employees
• Other duties as assigned

Qualifications
• 5+ years’ experience in cost estimation
• Ability to read and interpret building specifications, blueprints and as-builds
• Mathematical skills and analytical skills necessary to interpret job cost reports and do material
• and labour estimates
• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (excel, word, etc.) and the ability to use cost-estimating software to prepare cost quotes and bids
• Effective verbal and listening communications skills
• Excellent time management skills
• Proactive in ensuring job knowledge is current
• Ability to readily determine the correct tools and equipment needed to do a job
• Knowledge of OH&S Act and related policies and practices
• Ability to work with minimal supervision
• Customer focused
• Able to establish and maintain effective and collaborative relationships with customers, clients and fellow employees
• Must possess a valid driver’s license
• Physically fit and able to safely navigate work sites
Core Competencies
• Detail Oriented
• Analytical Skills
• Expertise and Technical Knowledge
• Technical Customer Focus
• Communication skills
• Energy and Stress
• Team Work
• Quality Orientation
• Problem Solving
• Accountability and Dependability
• Operating Equipment
• Ethics and Integrity

How to apply:

Via Agilec - jfruhner-travers@agilec.ca

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