Mechanical Estimator

TotalTek Engineering

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Inside Sales – Mechanical Estimator

Position Summary:
This is an entry level position for a person with a Mechanical Engineering background but interested in a career path related to Project Management or Outside Sales. This individual will be taught to quote PAI standards at first but will be quickly challenged with involvement in custom applications. PAI emphasizes and coaches a Team approach to problem solving throughout the organization.

Daily activities will involve:
– Receiving formal RFQ's from Customers or Outside Sales and organizing information into quote files
– Reading and understanding technical specifications and drawings
– Working with Applications and other departments that support Sales in preparing the formal quote and drawings
– Working closely with PAI vendors for special component pricing
– Preparing material and labor estimates through PAI quoting system (this will be part of job training)
– Preparing formal quotes in PAI quoting system
– Submitting formal quotes to Customers or Outside Sales by various means
– Tracking quotes and performing follow-ups as needed

Basic Requirements:
– Mechanical Engineer or Designer with 3-5 years of experience in any mechanical field
– Strong Mechanical Aptitude
– Basic computer skills (Word, Excel)
– Must be able to balance personal workloads to meet changing quote deadlines
– Must be comfortable speaking with customers, vendors and other PAI team members

Preferred Experience:
– AutoCAD 2D and/or 3D
– Conveyor or other custom equipment manufacturing
– Rudimentary understanding of Industrial Controls

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