Cajun Industries Holdings, LLC

  • Senior Mechanical Estimator

    Job ID
    29 - Baton Rouge Mechanical
    Physical Location
    Baton Rouge, LA
  • More information about this job

    Senior Mechanical Estimator


     General Responsibilities

     Analyzes mechanical blueprints, specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare time, cost, and labor estimates for products, projects, or services by performing the following duties:

           ·       Review and understand the bid documents published by the client.

    ·       Reviews data to determine material and labor requirements and prepares itemized lists.

    ·       Computes cost factors and prepares estimates used for management purposes such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work; preparing bids; selecting vendors or subcontractors; and determining cost effectiveness.

    ·       Conducts special studies to develop and establish standard hour and related cost data or effect cost reductions.

    ·       Consults with clients, vendors, or other individuals to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.

    ·       Interfaces with other individuals in the organization to obtain support and commitment to the cost estimates.

    ·       Organizes and manages a centralized cost estimating database and a formal process to support cost estimating to ensure historical data is utilized.

    ·       Analyzes completed projects to compare estimated costs to actual costs and determine the reason for any discrepancies.

    ·       Provides improvement recommendations to cost estimating procedures to reduce future discrepancies between estimated and actual costs.

    ·       Identifies cost trends to assist management in cost reduction and process improvement efforts.

    ·       Uses estimating procedures and policies.

    ·       Conducts a pre-job checklist and defines scope of work.

    ·       Coordinates disciplines and pricing into proposal.

    ·       Performs quantity take-off and price take-off.

    ·       Prepare project bid schedule.

    ·       Verify completeness of estimate.

    ·       Promotes interaction with estimating team by brainstorming constructibility of project, maximizing creativity, analyzing production rates, and maximizing indirect costs to reduce duration.


    Qualification Standards     

    ·       Must have 10 plus years of experience with estimating mechanical packages

    ·       Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in a construction related field or experience in the industrial construction industry and have an understanding of the craft work being performed

    ·       Must be proficient with Excel and other Microsoft Computer Programs

    ·       Must have the ability to communicate effectively with management/ supervision

    ·       Reading, writing and hearing comprehension is necessary for giving and receiving directions to perform work and/or safety policy

    ·       Must have knowledge of safety rules and regulations and learn client and company policy

    ·       Knowledge and understanding of MSDS sheets necessary


    Working conditions

    ·       Office Environment

    ·       Professional Setting


    Mental requirements

    ·       Must have the ability to direct others and communicate effectively with other management/ supervision

    ·       Talking and reading & writing comprehension is necessary for giving and receiving directions to perform work and/or safety policy

    ·       Ability to use math/complete calculations

    ·       Work at various tempos, and concentrate amid distractions

    ·       Decision making skills necessary

    ·       Detail-oriented; must be able to remember, examine, and observe details




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