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Electrical Estimator (Building Automation / Fire Alarm / Security) - Commercial Construction - Building Technologies - Dallas, TX

Irving, Texas
SCM-Procurement / Logistics & ECC

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Job Description

Division: Building Technologies
Business Unit: Country Division Controller
Requisition Number: 220713
Primary Location: United States-Texas-Irving
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 35%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthcare and Financial Services.

The Siemens Building Technologies Division is the world market leader for safe, energy efficient and environmentally friendly buildings and infrastructure. As a technology partner, consultant, service provider, system integrator and product supplier, Building Technologies offers fire protection, security, building automation, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) and energy management products and services.

For more information, please visit:
http://www.siemens.com/businesses/us/en/building-technologies.htm


Job Description:

Position Overview

The candidate provides cost estimates and analyzes conceptual or detailed plans and specifications for material and labor for HVAC controls, Fire and Security projects.  You will be responsible for estimating conduit, wire and device installation using Siemens tools and programs.  In addition, the candidate will collaborate with procurement, sales, operations, engineering and at times with customers to understand and/or develop the scope of work that will be awarded.

 

Responsibilities

•Execute electrical installation estimates from customer drawings, conceptual designs or project walk through
•Identify risk areas in the project installation design or project specifications to sales and/ or operations
•Confer with local procurement manager, sales person and/ or operations on project cost and risk to assist in sourcing strategy development and execution
•Assist sales person or project manager with development of RFP for electrical subcontractors
•Negotiate project installation cost with subcontractors based on scope and risk
•Develop new electrical contractors for installation of Siemens Building Technologies projects
•Build working relationships with the electrical contractors engaged in Siemens Building Technologies installations
•Communicate with local procurement manager(s) to discuss project sourcing opportunities for material identified outside of electrical estimating

 

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

•College coursework, technical school certification, construction certification or equivalent experience
•Minimum of 4 years experience in estimating.  Experience
 in the electrical installation industry, including experience estimating labor and material for building automation, fire safety, or security system controls highly preferred
•Working knowledge of National Electrical Code and local municipality codes
•Understand cost drivers associated to electrical installation
•Experience using Accubid estimating software and Bluebeam pdf software is a plus
•Strong computer skills are required, including MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
•Ability to speak in front of groups
•Cross functional/organizational team management and facilitation skills (internal and external)
•Travel within area of responsibility (Dallas, Houston, Austin and San Antonio) 30% - 40%
•Travel outside of area of responsibility 2% - 3%
•Self-starter

 

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