Estimator - Wilsonville, OR

Wilsonville, OR, US, 97070

Oldcastle Infrastructure

 

 

Job ID:  497739

Exempt

 

Oldcastle Infrastructure™, a CRH company, is the leading provider of utility infrastructure solutions for the water, energy, and communications markets throughout North America. We’re more than just a manufacturer of precast concrete, polymer concrete, or plastic products. We’re a trusted and strategic partner to engineers, contractors, distributors, specifiers, and more. With our network of more than 80 manufacturing facilities and more than 4,000 employees, we’re leading the industry with innovation and a safety-first mindset.

 

Job Summary

 

The Estimator is the fulcrum to Oldcastle Infrastructure’s business to ensure there is a counterbalance to the customer needs and OI’s profitability through accurate summation of all project costs through analyzing drawings and technical documents to create an accurate proposal for the customer.

 

The Estimator is responsible for all allocated inbound non-transactional RFQs.  They review drawings, technical documents and other associated documentation to complete take-offs, pricing and ultimately a quote through partnering with other key Oldcastle Infrastructure functional areas such as sales, strategic account managers, production, engineering and transportation in a timely manner.

 

Estimators are individuals that exhibit organizational discipline and meticulous attention to detail while managing multiple RFQs.

 

Job Responsibilities

 

  • Complete take-offs and quotes for all RFQ’s brought in by the outside sales team
  • Send quote to customer before due date, ensuring outside salesperson is copied on all correspondence
  • Communicate directly with customer regarding quantity verification/confirmation and quote structure
  • Work with the sales team on proposal strategy, basis-of-design changes, or value engineering options
  • Work with vendors to prepare bids and write proposals
  • Manage bids that range in size and complexity simultaneously
  • Review and analyze drawings, specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare, cost and labor estimates for products, projects or services
  • Utilize market-based price list provided by sales manager
  • Assist in development of department improvement initiatives such as historical data, tool and template development and closing out win/loss jobs in ERP
  • Work with outside sales to ensure all Oldcastle Infrastructure products are being considered – “Own the Jobsite” mentality
  • Work with OSR to understand and complete an entire bid package properly

 

Requirements

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • Working knowledge of how to read and interpret schematics and engineering drawings
  • 3+ years of recent construction and/or bidding experience a plus
  • Knowledge of software for proposal drawings

 

 

What CRH Offers You

 

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

 

 

About CRH

 

CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.

 

If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!

 

Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link

 

 

 

Date:  Jul 21, 2024


Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

Job Segment: Outside Sales, Pre-Sales, Proposal Writer, ERP, Chemical Engineer, Sales, Technology, Engineering