Anixter Senior Estimator in Glenview, Illinois
CountryUnited States of America
Job TypeFull-Time Regular
At Anixter, we give you an opportunity for a career and a great work environment. We are a friendly, employee focused organization that prides itself on customer service, flawless execution and a hard day’s work. If you want to become a part of our winning team, we want to hear from you!
Responsible for completing detailed and itemized material quantity estimates from owner or contractor furnished plan sets.
M a jor Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities
Researches plans, specifications and identifies any special material or construction requirements. Determines the general scope of work. Determines if company supplied material meet local/state/federal specifications.
Determines accurate and detailed quantities of products and related specialty materials as measured from construction plan sets. Accurately identifies the type of material necessary for construction of facilities.
Communicates with material vendor and accurately determines availability and delivery times for specialty products.
Communicates with design engineer or owner to clarify any unusual or special material issues via phone, e-mail or written Requests for Information(RFI).
Meets with owners/engineers/architects to assist with or suggest specific design/build concepts. Meets with local engineering design teams to recommend value engineering options for bid projects.
Actively works with sales team to design successful bid strategies. Assists in bid preparation and insures customers receive quotations in a timely manner. Tracks and monitors competitor pricing to determine market value of bids.
Coordinates and reviews work of other estimators or sales staff as a senior employee.
Conducts continuing education training and mentoring of other sales and estimating staff on a regular basis
5 years’ experience specific to Electric Utility substation and transmission material take off and bid preparation.
Bachelor’s degree in an Electrical Engineering discipline.
We offer an excellent pay and benefits that includes: - Excellent medical, dental, life and disability insurances - 401(k) with company match - Tuition assistance - Paid holidays and vacation
Anixter is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer; Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran. We require all of our employees to perform work in an ethical manner and uphold a culture of honesty and ethics at all times.