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Project Estimator

Company: Edward Don & Company
Location: Costa Mesa
Posted on: January 19, 2023

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Project Estimator




Job Description

Responsible for project estimations, obtaining quotes, creating AutoQuotes proposals, expediting orders, and coordinating multiple projects. This role will collaborate directly with sales, project management, design, factories, rep groups, subcontractors, and fabricators.ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Travel throughout the assigned geographic territory and/or to specific projects as assigned by sales and senior management.
  • Estimate projects to include equipment, labor, freight, and track delivery dates, order confirmations, and installation schedules.
  • Follow contract policies, procedures, and guidelines to ensure the expeditious handling of projects
  • Prepare quotations and bids within profit margin and credit guidelines provided by Management.
  • Keep complete, accurate, and up-to-date files on all projects.
  • Maintain daily contact with internal departments, customers, factory representatives, and other outside sources.
  • Follow up with customers, vendors, management office, and support staff.
  • Keep updated and informed on new products, pricing, and other general/technical information related to FED and the foodservice industry.
  • Escalate issues beyond scope of authority to appropriate parties.
  • Review bid documents including Food Service Plans and Specifications.
  • Provide customer resolution by troubleshooting internal and external issues and assist in warranty/service requests if necessary.
  • Prepare & distribute ASA & O&M for the project as required.
  • Process and issue all paperwork pertaining to purchase orders, revisions, and acknowledgments.
  • Research and reconcile price discrepancies and make changes as necessary to purchase orders.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

    External Qualifications

    Required: High School diploma or GED equivalent with 2 years of applicable Construction Management or Project Management experience in a Foodservice Equipment capacity with a minimum of 3 years of experience estimating Foodservice Equipment. Ability to estimate projects and proposals independently. Skilled in reading blueprints, CAD drawings, design layouts, scale architectural drawings, and other construction documents. Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office products (specifically Excel, Word, OneNote, Smart Sheets, and PowerPoint). Strong analytical, and organizational skills and the ability to problem-solve, multitask, prioritize, and work independently. Excellent communication, and time management skills. Strong interpersonal skills, sound judgment, versatility, and flexibility.

    Preferred: Experience with AutoCAD/Revit, AutoQuotes, and construction sites. 2 or 4-year college degree in CAD, Drafting, Construction Management, Architecture, related field, or SAP experience.


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    Company Overview

    Owned and operated by the Don family since 1921, Edward Don & Company is the world's leading distributor of foodservice equipment and supplies. Our knowledgeable sales representatives, unmatched product selection, nationwide distribution centers, and integration of new technology make us the chosen supplier to all types of foodservice businesses including independent restaurants, national chains, health care, hospitality, country clubs, schools and universities, government institutions, and foodservice management.

    Edward Don & Company offers a comprehensive benefit plan which includes medical, dental and vision benefits; 401(k); paid vacation, personal/sick days and holidays; job training and development; life insurance; employee assistance program; flexible spending accounts; merchandise discounts and much more. EOE disability/veteran.

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