BrandSafway Coatings Manager/Estimator in Logan Township, New Jersey
Logan Township, NJ
We are currently seeking a Coatings Manager/ Estimator in Swedesboro, NJ within our team of experienced professionals. The right candidate will be able to analyze mechanical drawings(P&ID, isometric), specification, proposals and other documentation to prepare time, cost and labor estimates for coatings products, projects and/or services. Will also be able to plan, direct, and coordinate activities of designated insulation/coatings project to ensure that goals or objectives of project are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors. Responsible for reviewing and ensuring that project/site quality documentation is issued and maintained per client, regulatory and company quality requirements.
Prepare complete estimate for selected project with detailed review of proposal specifications, drawings, take-off information, pre-bid jobsite walkthroughs, contracting and the like. Use computer programs where applicable for estimating process.
Computes cost factors and prepares estimates such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work, preparing bids and determining cost effectiveness.
Conducts special studies to develop and establish standard hour and related cost data or effect cost reductions.
Work with Sales Team to develop sales plan for the branch/area; also assist in the development and presentation of major project presentations to customers.
Keep abreast of competitive activity including products and technologies.
Communicating with customers, project managers and superintendents on design changes, value engineering, budget variation, and scheduling.
Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; develops realistic action plans.
Works within approved budget; tracks job costs, develops and implements cost savings measures; contributes to profits and revenues; understands business implications of decisions; aligns work with strategic goals; ensure project profitability/labor and material rate of return.
Perform additional assignments per Supervisor’s direction.
Ensures that all preventive and corrective actions performed for the project/site are resolved in a timely manner that satisfies all client, regulator and company quality requirements.’
Reviews and ensures that project/site quality documentation is issued and maintained per client, regulatory and company quality requirements.
Inspect and document contract installation/service workmanship in accordance with company standards and documents.
Maintain appropriate records for management review.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Customer Focus - Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers. Gets first-hand customer information and uses it for process improvement. Acts with customers in mind. Establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their true respect.
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner. Uses logic and proposes methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions. Looks beyond the obvious and doesn’t stop at the first answers.
Communication - Speaks and writes clearly and informatively; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills.
Conflict Management – Steps up to conflicts, seeing them as opportunities. Reads situations quickly. Good listening skills. Able to find common ground and get cooperation with minimum noise.
Self Knowledge – Knows personal strengths and weaknesses, opportunities, and limits. Seeks feedback. Gains insights from mistakes. Is open to criticism. Is receptive to talking about shortcomings. Looks forward to balanced performance reviews and career discussions.
Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities. Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views. Contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interest. Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives.
Organization - Can utilize resources to get things done effectively and efficiently. Can orchestrate multiple activities at once to accomplish a goal. Arranges information and files in a useful manner.
Planning - Accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks and projects. Sets objectives and goals. Breaks down work into the process steps. Develops schedules and task/people assignments. Anticipates and adjusts for problems and roadblocks. Measures performance against goals, and evaluates results.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Ability to create excellent working relationships with senior management
Ability to effectively work within a matrix organization
Ability to meet deadlines with accuracy and confidence
Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Requires strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Travel as needed to support the need of the Areas.
4 year degree in business a plus but not required.
Must be NACE Certified
7-10 years of experience or a combination of education and experience in coatings, performing oil refinery capital and turn around projects.
Must have estimating experience in coatings.
Experience with document reviews, including revised project procedures.
Experience in the maintenance and retention of QA documents and records.
Advanced experience using Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point. PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Most work is conducted in an office environment with concentration in using personal computers.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Normal office working environment.
This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all responsibilities required of employees assigned to this position.
BrandSafway, including its subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, special disabled or Vietnam or other era veteran status.