Estimating Manager

Houston, TX 77066

Posted: 08/24/2023 Employment Type: Permanent Job Number: KK344681824 Pay Rate: $112000-133000 / year

Job Description

Estimating Manager
Direct Hire
Salary: $112K - $133K annually

Job Summary:

Our client is seeking an experienced high-performing Estimating Manager who will be responsible for leading the execution of the estimating process for our client’s multi-plant opportunities. This position is responsible for providing direction and guidance to the Estimating Team, must lead by example; inspire and promote a positive work culture. This individual will be accountable for quality, accurate and on-time quotes for the company as well as provide estimating support as needed. This position reports to the Vice-President of Sales.


Job Duties:

  • Manage, coach and mentor the Estimating Team

  • Contribute as an Estimator as required by the RFQ workload

  • Collaborate closely with customers, project managers, and BDMs on defining the quote scope of supply

  • Create and maintain a universal quote proposal template using CRM or ERP software

  • Create the quote Bill of Material from customer specifications, drawings and/or schematics

  • Obtain vendor component pricing from the Supply Chain and ERP to ensure an accurate priced estimate

  • Responsible for the management of the applicable ERP estimating sections

  • Responsible for the management of entering, updating, maintaining, and improving the proposal and quote data in the CRM

  • Review proposals prepared by your team and ensure they are competitive and aligned with the company’s strategic goals

  • Responsible for CRM managing, tracking, and maintaining a quote schedule in order to meet the customer’s quote due dates as well as providing assistance and quote overflow capacity for all locations

  • Regularly report on the team and individual performance/analysis to management

  • Creates and implements an Estimating process that develops metrics for performance objectives of the Estimating Team

  • Continuously seek ways to improve the estimating process, enhance accuracy and increase efficiency, adapt new technologies, best practices and stay updated with industry standards, codes and regulations


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or Engineering field required

  • Ten-plus years of estimating and proposal management experience required

  • Ten-plus years of management experience required

  • Experience as an ERP “Super User” required

  • Experience as a CRM Administrator required

  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills required

  • Stellar customer focus and proven relationship-building skills, both externally and internally required

  • High integrity and ethical business practices required

  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office competencies required

  • Organizational and planning skills required

  • Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics, specifications, codes and drawings required

  • The ability to listen effectively, understand customer needs, and create value propositions to the customer required

  • Driven by results and a strong work ethic required

  • Must live in the greater Houston area required

  • US work authorization without sponsorship required

  • Ability to pass physical, drug, driving, and background check required

  • Ability to physically push, pull, and lift 26lbs or more required

  • Ability to stoop and bend required

  • Ability to sit, stand, and walk for four plus hours at a time required

  • Alignment with company core values required

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • AutoCAD experience preferred

  • Programing skills for quotation tools preferred



  • Medical, Dental, HSA, term life, AD&D, STD, LTD,

  • 401K, profit sharing, and ESOP contributions

  • PTO and paid holidays provided

  • Scholarships, paid volunteerism, personal and professional development

  • Advancement opportunities

  • Competitive wages

  • Family-friendly environment with average employee tenure above five years



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Kristina Kubitza
Sr. Operations Manager, TSC CSP Certified

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