Pineville, Louisiana /
Beta Engineering – Estimating and Proposals /
Come join our creative team at Beta Engineering! We understand that finding the right place to work isn't easy. At Beta, we believe in cultivating a team that wins together and takes on the most challenging projects in the high voltage industry.
We provide power delivery solutions for a variety of customers, including those in the utility, industrial and renewable markets. We design and build high voltage projects to our customers' specifications. Our work includes substations, transmission lines and more. We help our customers achieve their goals of creating a reliable, sustainable power grid by reducing risks and identifying innovative solutions for their problems.
Our Purpose: We pursue that which challenges us, growing our community to provide critical, creative solutions that achieve extraordinary results.
Beta Engineering is looking for an Estimator to join their team. The Estimator, working with the Proposal Manager, is responsible for leading a technical proposal team that responds to Customers Request for Proposals (RFPs). The Estimator is required to take ownership in and be responsible for the technical proposal team and Beta’s response to RFPs. The Estimator’s primary responsibility is to ensure that all technical requirements provided in the RFP are covered in Beta’s response to the RFP. Beta’s response to Customer RFPs is in the form of a proposal that includes pricing and bid forms, scope of work, project schedule, terms and conditions, execution plans with org charts, drawings, equipment information and additional data. Beta submits proposals to its Customers that are complete and with the anticipation that each proposal will result in new business for the company.
COMPENTENCIES FOR ALL EMPLOYEES:
Customer Focus, Decision Quality, Business Insight, Drives Results, Collaborates, Communicates Effectively, Courage, Instills Trust, Manages Ambiguity
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Reads and understands project specifications (technical) to obtain a clear understanding of the project scope of work
Generate initial set of AutoCAD drawings to clearly illustrate the size, scope and context of the project
Assists Proposal Manager in generating the commercial portions of the Beta proposal. (eg. Bid Forms, Price Summary, Bid Breakouts, Option Pricing, and Alternate Bids)
Requests, evaluates and clarifies equipment, material, labor quotes from various vendors and providers
Assists Proposal Manager in developing and maintaining the master spreadsheets of material and labor needs and pricing
Working with the Proposal Manager, initiates a potential construction schedule of the project using Microsoft Project
Coordinates with engineering departments for support with proposal process
Assists Proposal Manager in the organization and development of presentations for potential customers
Participates in department and pre-bid meetings as requested
Recognizes and recommends methods to increase productivity and quality
Recognizes and recommends methods to improve every customer’s experience
Analytical and organizational skills
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Technical certification or an Associate Degree in the engineering field is the minimum requirement
Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial, Civil or Electrical Engineering Technology, Construction Management or related field is preferred
General knowledge of high voltage substations and transmission lines and/or renewable energy systems is required
Experience reading plans and specs and performing material take-offs
Strong verbal and written communication skills required
Strong background in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook is required
Experience with AutoCAD is preferred
Beta is owned and operated by Crest Industries, which manages Beta's job listings. Crest owns and operates companies that serve industries including power delivery, manufacturing, natural resources and specialty chemicals. Click here to learn about careers within the Crest Industries® family of companies.
Beta Engineering is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.
Beta Engineering is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request information regarding reasonable accommodation, contact your Human Resource Business Partner.
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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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