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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Location:
Lenexa, Kansas
Country:
United States
Job Type:
Sales
Position Type:
Full Time
Required Experience:
2 - 5 years
Required Education:
Associate Degree

Security Systems Estimator

 

Security Systems Estimator

 

With more than 25 years as a leading provider of doors, frames, and hardware for construction, renovation, and remodel, American Direct knows how to provide true turnkey integration at the door opening — from the earliest phases of design to product sourcing, installation, and ongoing maintenance. 

 

Now, we are also the only company combining Division 8 and Division 28 product, service, and expertise to deliver totally integrated 8/28 safety and security solutions. 

 

With our total access control solution, AccessNsite, and our national network of integrator partners and American Direct Fulfillment Centers, we can wholly design, source, install, monitor, and maintain every facet of a building’s openings, providing local support every step of the way.

 

We are currently seeking an experienced estimator.

 

Job Description

 

Security Systems Estimator – Access, CCTV, Intrusion (Commercial, Multi-Family, Hospitality)

 

The Estimator will be primarily responsible for preparing cost estimates for negotiated proposals & competitive bids while developing relationships with contractors, vendors, owners and architects. The estimator will also be involved in the pre-construction process and provide guidance on potential cost issues. Our projects range in size and vary from ground-up to TIs (Multi-family, Hospitality, Commercial, Healthcare).

 


What You Will Be Doing

 

- Reviews plans & Specifications for quantity take-off.
- Prepare conceptual estimates using limited project documentation.
- Builds and maintains positive relationships with customers, contractors, suppliers and other

 

  employees.
- Prepares and submits bid packages to owners and contractors.
- Prepares bid analysis on vendors and subcontractors.
- Ensures all bids are properly covered on bid day.
- Is resourceful and creative to achieve cost-saving options while maintaining quality.

 

- Acquire vendor pricing on specialty material, equipment and security systems.

 

- Performs comparisons of scope, quantities and cost data between projects.
- Must have the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

 

What You Need for this Position

 

- 2+ years of relevant work experience is required
- BA or BS degree in a field such as construction science, construction engineering, or electrical

 

   engineering preferred.
- Computer literate with working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.
- Physical Access Control Systems estimating experience.
- Experience creating cost estimates..
- Experience performing comparisons of scope, quantities and cost data.

 

- General low-voltage data cabling and security cabling knowledge.

 

Instructions:  This checklist   is attached to each job description.    It assists in understanding the job demands placed on an individual   when doing their assigned work and can be used to determine reasonable   accommodation when requested.  Use this   scale to rate:

1 = Not   applicable for this job.

2 = Minor -   Activity or condition exists less than 20% of work time.

3 = Moderate -   Activity or condition exists between 20-60% of work time.

4 = Major -   Activity or condition exists 60% or more of work time.

Job Title:  Security Systems Estimator

Job Group:  Prof & Tech

Reports to:  Security Sales

 

Physical   Demands

                                             Rating                                     Rating                                                       Rating                                                    Rating

Standing

1

Lifting

1

Climbing Stairs, Ladders

 1

Reaching,   Handling

 1

Walking

1

Carrying

 1

Stooping, Crawling

 1

Hand-Eye   Coordination

 

Sitting

 4

Pushing

 1

Turning, Twisting, Bending

 1

Foot-Hand-Eye   Coordination

 1

Speaking

4

Hearing

4

Sight

4

Depth,   Color Perception

 1

 

Working   Environment

                                          %  Time                                   % Time                                                        Rating                                                       Rating

Inside

 95

Outside

5

Constant Cold/Heat

 1

Fumes,   Odors, Mist, Dust

1

Unavoidable   Hazards

                                              Rating                                     Rating

Moisture

 1

Humidity

 1

Mechanical

 1

Electrical

1

Ventilation

 1

Noise

 1

Burns

 1

Heights

1

Lighting

 

Oil/Grease

 1

 

Mental   Requirements

                                                                                                                        Rating                                                                                                Rating                                                                      

Understand and carry out oral   instructions.

 4

Read and   carry out written instructions.

 4

Read/interpret prints, sketches,   layouts, specs, etc. 

 4

Provide   analysis and prepare detailed records

 4

Work under pressure.

 3

Work   rapidly for long periods.

 3

Work with minimum amount of   supervision

 2

Set up and   operate machine/tools.

 1

Plan/ schedule flow of materials or   products

 4

Compute,   problem-solve & make calculations.

 3

Inspect, examine and observe for   mistakes or defects

 4

Specialized   knowledge of processes.

 3

Plan/Coordinate work activities

 4

Work as a   member of a team.

 4