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Project Estimator

Milwaukee, GA 53224

Posted: 05/19/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Accounting Job Number: 7320 Pay Rate: 80,000

Job Description

Wheeler Staffing Partners is hiring a Project Estimator in Milwaukee, WI. This position is a technical inside sales role that supports sales representatives on custom applications, providing specification reviews, developing sales quotations and supporting product information that supplements the representative’s equipment proposals to our customers.  In addition to working with reps to securing orders, you will be involved with production facilities, research and development, technical services, and key personnel on maintaining and updating product data and information. This role includes assisting in the turnover of orders to the production facilities to ensure a successful project for customers. This is an on-site role, reporting to the Milwaukee office Mon-Fri.

Project Estimator Job Responsibilities:
  • Develop and possess thorough and relevant product knowledge for HVAC equipment and piping systems.
  • Be able to review and understand project contract drawings and specifications.
  • Conduct design calculations as needed to help size and select equipment for hot water and steam systems.
  • Support our sales representatives by providing sales quotations and other product information that supplement their proposals to our clients.
  • Gather cost data from our database, product engineering drawings and bill of materials, vendor calls and previous projects to develop sales quotations, which are then provided to our sales representatives to meet job specifications and requests for proposals.
  • Support our internal Product Managers on a variety of projects and tasks to maintain on-time delivery of proposals to customers.
  • Update our standard product data, literature and pricing associated with our rep-only online sales configurator tool.
  • Effectively communicate with our outside vendors and suppliers to obtain pricing, lead times, and other data on key components to support non-standard applications.
  • Consolidate data and information used to develop sales quotations and system solutions
  • Select equipment and prepare technical proposals
  • Navigate Sales and Manufacturing Database programs to find product drawings and bills of materials
  • Strive for continual education and further advancement of product knowledge by using our online learning tools and other learning opportunities as they become available
Project Estimator Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferred
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in estimating projects ranging up to $2 million dollars of process piping, plumbing and hydronic heating/cooling
  •  Previous experience with competitive bid, negotiated, conceptual / design build schematic estimates and projects
  • Some project management or project support experience is beneficia
  • Position requires the constant and consistent exercise of intellect, judgment, and ability commensurate with professional positions in similar industries or situations.
  • Position requires the regular exercise of problem solving and policy procedure interpretation skills
  • Ability to handle responsibilities with effective interpersonal skills and to effectively interface with others inside and outside the Company.
  • Must have strong communication skills both written and oral and the ability to project manage tasks to complete requests within required deadlines.
  • Will have contact with customers, consulting engineers, and company representatives regarding a variety of Packaged Boiler products related to both Hot water and steam systems.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Position may require extended periods of operating a personal computer as a normal part of job duties.
  • Position requires ability to work in a normal office environment and may require occasional exposure to production plant environment with welding, machining, and fabrication operations.
  • All other duties as assigned.

WSP specializes in filling your company’s contract, contract-to-hire, direct hire, contingency, and executive positions with professional candidates. From our Executive Retained Search Teams, Direct Hire and Contract Staffing Professionals, and RPO Service offerings we create models to deliver a world-class service, with a sense of urgency and professionalism. Our connections and our candidates combined with a staff backed by over 20 years of experience, ensure that our clients are seeing the right candidates for their career openings.
WSP is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


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