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Master Builders Solutions US, LLC Estimator, Bridge in Amherst, New York

Estimator, Bridge

Location:

Amherst, NY, US

Job Category: Operations

Brand: Watson Bowman Acme

Job Type: Full Time

Work Location: On-Site

Contract Type: Permanent

WBA is a MBCC Group business headquartered in Amherst, New York. We have 130 dedicated employees working to service our customers throughout the world. The facility houses all of our business activities allowing for seamless and coordinated operations to support the very demanding array of our customers’ needs. For more than 60 years WBA has developed and manufactured products for some of the world’s most unique and complex projects. While our core focus has been in the area of expansion control for civil structures, our technical expertise has developed to be much farther reaching. Today we have expanded beyond our core products and offer specialty products and services to not only the bridge and highway market, but also the parking and stadium, and architectural structures markets.

Our reputation has been built upon our leading engineering expertise, incomparable logistics, and our focused customer service throughout the project life cycle. The Wabo® brand and our products enjoy global recognition. Our expertise in expansion joint systems design has offered us the opportunity to design and build expansion joint systems for the most demanding of projects.

We have a highly qualified staff of professional engineers and designers backed by strong relationships with national testing labs and universities.

Our professional operations team employs the principles of lean manufacturing, and enterprise resource planning tools, all supported by our formal ISO 9001-2008 and AISC quality management systems. Complimenting these are our marketing and sales, and customer service teams consisting of experienced, technical professionals trained to work with you to select and develop the right solution to your project's unique requirements. These resources are available to all of our customers.

WBA is a brand of MBCC Group, a leading supplier of construction chemicals products and solutions with operating production facilities and sales offices in more than 60 countries worldwide.

We are looking to hire an Estimator - Bridge and Tunnel sector in Amherst, New York.

This is a high-level overview of the role we need you to fill for us :

This position will report to the Watson Bowman Acme Corp (WBAC) National Sales Manager - Bridge and Tunnel sector. Primary responsibility of this position is to serve as the primary point of contact for the Sales team for estimating bridge maintenance and tunnel product opportunities, as well as executing all project takeoffs. This role will also evaluate project bid specifications and drawings ensuring the Sales team is accurately informed to position WBAC properly and competitively in the marketplace. This role will also be responsible for managing product approvals and working closely with DoT offices to ensure applicable product offerings are included on appropriate product lists.

These skills and experiences will make you a good fit for this role:

  • Associates degree in Engineering or Construction discipline; Bachelor’s degree in a similar field is preferred.

  • Three (3) or more years’ related experience is required; experience in the commercial construction industry preferred.

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft office, especially Excel. Previous experience using SAP to create estimates and quotations is preferred.

  • A thorough understanding of contract documents, with ability to independently act and respond to commercial and technical inquiries.

  • Strong technical aptitude in order to provide technical support and product recommendations in support of sector growth opportunities and initiatives.

  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills, including active listening skills with internal and external customers; ability to collaborate with various departments to coordinate estimates.

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and objectives simultaneously; provide accurate information and deliverables on time.

  • Demonstrate initiative, take ownership of the process, and drive continual improvement.

We are committed to provide an environment of mutual respect and equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

MBCC Group believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

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