Steel - Estimator

Burlington, WI 53105

Posted: 01/07/2022 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 18268

Job Description

Our client in Burlington, WI is looking for an Estimator for Steel Manufacturing. This position reports to the Sales Manager, and requires direct contact with co-workers, subordinates, and peers. This position is responsible for working with potential and existing customers to prepare material take-offs, estimates and quotations.

  • Minimum 2 years experience
  • Solid decision-making skills and ability to exercise good judgement.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Prioritize and plan work activities efficiently to meet deadlines, work on multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to deal with change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Ability to work in a team environment with multiple departments and diverse personalities.
  • Detail oriented with excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft word, excel and other Microsoft Office programs along with other software such as E2, Tekla EPM, AutoCAD, and Adobe.

Job Details:
  • Work with representatives and customers to prepare estimates and quotations and follow up on leads to secure orders. Develop customer relationships necessary to drive and increase sales.
  • Skilled at reading and interpreting design drawings in the form of PDF or CAD.
  • Ability to write RFI’s in a clear logical and timely manner to facilitate a complete and accurate estimate.
  • Develop strong relationships with key suppliers necessary to secure competitive pricing on material and outside processing.
  • Ability to identify items outside of our shop capabilities that may need to be outsourced or excluded.
  • Work with project management following a successful bid, to ensure an accurate transferring of information and defining of scope, including revisions, additions, and deletions.
  • Work with Operations to resolve engineering and/or manufacturing questions that arise for projects under management; escalate issues to the appropriate level of management for prompt resolution.
  • Conduct research to obtain data on labor costs, materials, and production times.
  • Provide explanations of deviations in actual performance to projected performance for each job under management.
  • Work with customers to develop their design requirements for future projects.

Pay Rate: $25.00-$36.00 per hour (Depending on Experience)
Term: 6 Months Contract to Direct Hire

Our client is looking to fill the Estimator position ASAP. If you are interested in hearing more about this opportunity, contact Shelley Laminack at

Meet Your Recruiter

Shelley Laminack
Technical Recruiter

Shelley graduated from Kennesaw State University with her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Management. She started her career as a recruiter of Information Technology and transitioned to Engineering and Technical staffing at Selectek. She found her passion for recruiting through connecting with people and building relationships. Shelley is committed to putting people first and helping them find their dream careers. In her free time, Shelley enjoys hiking and eating ice cream.

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