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Crane Service & Field Installation Estimator/Coordinator in Broomfield, CO at The Timken Company

Date Posted: 6/16/2018

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Job Description

Your Career Begins at Timken 
If you're ready for a challenging career that provides you with the ability to advance personally and professionally, look to Timken.  Our associates make the world more productive by improving the efficiency and reliability of the machinery that keeps industry in motion.

Wazee Crane, a division of Timken Motor & Crane Services LLC, is seeking a dedicated, hard-working individual to fill a full-time, salaried role as a Crane Service & Field Installation Estimator/Coordinator. 

Job Summary:  The crane service and field installation estimator/coordinator will be responsible for preparing quotes and estimates for all crane services jobs, managing the installation and startup of crane systems and providing training to client personnel, and providing operational support for the Crane Service Manager.  This associate may also be required to perform field service work as directed by the company.

Work Performed:

  • Review crane service inspection reports and prepare quotes/estimates for noted deficiencies.  **This is a fast-paced environment.  Turnaround time from inspection report to quote in clients' hands is critical.
  • Work closely with the Production Manager, Engineering Manager, Service Manager, and client personnel to schedule and execute crane system installations.
  • Manage subcontractor activities and performance as required.  A key and critical task will be to ensure all subcontractor personnel perform work safely and consistent with Wazee and site specific requirements. 
  • Ensure that installation work performed by subcontractors meet all design requirements and is complete.
  • Visit sites in advance to verify site-specific attributes and requirements and incorporate those findings into estimates and installation planning.
  • Review actual job costs and confirm they conform to estimated cost basis.
  • Train personnel as necessary and maintain credentials as a certified trainer.
  • Setting up new jobs and entering parts demands.
  • Assisting service manager scheduling when needed.
  • Maintain vendor pricing documentation.
  • Research parts and vendors to obtain 'best pricing'.
  • Document all quotes using EPICOR ERP software.
  • Collaborate with the engineering and production departments where additional support may be required.
  • Review actual job costs and make appropriate adjustments to estimating methodology to improve accuracy.
  • Meet 'quote-on-time' standards.
  • Make recommendations to service management to improve quality, increase efficiency and reduce costs.
  • Perform a wide variety of duties to ensure all parts, materials, tooling, equipment and manpower are available for jobs and projects.
  • Be available for field crane service work or other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent (some college is a plus).
  • Manufacturer or OEM courses/seminars will be a plus.
  • Overhead crane service experience (10 years preferred).  This is a critical qualification in that it is essential for the estimator to understand labor requirements and the difficulties encountered in the course of repairing of overhead cranes.
  • Functionally proficient with MS Office applications (Word, Excel).
  • Operational knowledge of InspectAll software.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills (ability to work in a fast paced environment with multiple and simultaneous tasks).
  • Scheduling experience is a plus.
  • Good customer service skills and professionalism at all times.
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Essential Functions/Work Environment:

  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 100 pounds, frequently lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include: close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands and fingers to handle and/or feel, reach with arms and hands, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk and hear.
  • The employee must be able to work from heights.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to: work near moving mechanical parts, work in high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, and risk of electrical shock.  The employee is frequently exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather), extreme cold and extreme heat (non-weather), outdoor weather conditions, and toxic or caustic chemicals.  The employee is occasionally exposed to the risk of radiation and vibration.
  • The noise level in the work environment usually ranges from moderate to loud.

All qualified applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Timken Motor & Crane Services LLC fosters a drug-free work environment.