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Lead Project Estimator - Engineering

Kelly Services
North Tonawanda, NY 14120
**Lead Project Estimator - Engineering**

The Lead Project Estimator manages daily activities of the contract manufacturing estimating department and implements technical estimating standards and procedures and oversees the work of project estimators. The Project Lead Estimator is responsible for preparing and/or coordinating the preparation of full estimates on large and complex capital process equipment projects as required by clients documents and provides complete conceptual and detailed bid pricing.


? BS degree in Mechanical Engineering and/or Technical Degree is preferred but may be substituted with a well-rounded and documented technical background. ? 3+ years overseeing estimating department, is required. ? 7+ years experience as a project estimator for capital process equipment is required. ? Experience with estimating welding, machining or assembly labor hours is required. ? A working knowledge of ASME, API, PED, ANSI, AWWA and other related codes is also desirable. ? Must have advanced proficiency in the use of MS Office products and high degree of comfort with mathematics required for large project estimating and profit analysis. ? Must be able to read/interpret blueprints , P&IDs and complex customer provided specification packages. ? Knowledge of conventional fabrication methods, processes, material takeoffs, and fixturing is required. ? Experience providing accurate estimates for projects including labor, materials and subcontracting is required. ? Manufacturing experience is required. ? Experience leveraging subcontractors and familiarity with metal fabricators, machine shops, stock material and component suppliers located in the WNY area is required. ? Ability to communicate with other departments. ? Must have time management skills and have the ability to meet deadlines. ? Must be detail orientated, thorough and accurate. ? Ability to multi-task several estimates and prioritize estimating group tasks to meet sales and customers deadlines. ?

? Experience with Epicor ERP system a plus.


Work with customers and sales to select the most cost effective approach to meeting customers needs, including selection of system components such as process skids, valves, pumps, and instrumentation, and also working to define manufacturing methods. ? Reviews and evaluates project estimators quotes to ensure they meet project specifications and budget requirements and then submits to sales for final review prior to submittal. ? Assigns requests for quotation (RFQs) to project estimators in manufacturing services department and oversees their timely completion. ? Ensures that estimating milestones and goals are being met and provides regular updates/status to sales on estimates. ? Reviews and evaluates customers (RFQs). ? Design/interpret blueprints, P&IDs and customer provided specification packages for accurate cost estimation. ? Provide accurate cost estimates; including material, labor, equipment, and subcontractor costs for each project. ? Obtains pricing for materials and bids from subcontractors. ? Effective utilization of company standards in combination with coordination with other departments during quotation stage for scheduling, labor requirements, quality requirements and manufacturing processes. ? Liaison with sales and customers on design concepts, product expectations and needs. ? Review completed jobs for accuracy and maintain current estimating information. ? Coordinate delivery dates with manufacturing. ? Participate in "kickoff" meetings with project managers and manufacturing on new orders. ? Develops and maintains resource information on products, vendors, subcontractors, materials, etc. ? Create and monitor quote log status for department. ? Perform necessary administrative work as well as documentation requirements.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in
industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier
source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm
with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety
and flexibility of working on short term project engagements, or prefer contract-to-hire or direct
hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific
professional interests.

**AboutKelly Services** ****

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,
Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is
committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity
is The Law.
Posted: 2019-08-14 Expires: 2019-09-14

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