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Facility Solutions Group, Inc. Low Voltage Estimator in Austin, Texas

Low Voltage Estimator

Job Details

Level

Experienced

Job Location

20 TX - Austin (A) - Austin, TX

Position Type

Full Time

Education Level

High School

Salary Range

Undisclosed

Travel Percentage

None

Job Shift

Day

Job Category

Strategy - Planning

Description

Facility Solutions Group is dedicated to timeless contribution and service in lighting, electrical, energy, and technology fields. Our mission is to consistently provide our customers with superior value through quality products, service and support by contributing to the quality of life of all employees.

As one of the nation’s largest single-source providers of lighting and electrical products, electrical services, electrical construction, and energy management solutions Facility Solutions Group is expanding their staff and seeking aLow Voltage Estimator to join ourFSG Tero - Austin team.

JOB DESCRIPTION

As a Low Voltage Estimatoryou will be expected to promote new sales by obtaining new clientele and servicing existing clientele.  This position requires you to meet with clients to determine their low voltage needs to include structured cabling systems, audio visual systems and security systems.  Using this information, an accurate quote will be expected to include a detailed list of materials and labor.  Formal verbal and written correspondence will be required.  

Additionally, this position will work with ownership, clients and subcontractors to ensure that all project costs and mark-ups are completed accurately and efficiently.

 

 

Additionally, this position will work with ownership, clients and subcontractors to ensure that all project costs and mark-ups are completed accurately and efficiently.

A Low Voltage Estimatorr will:

  • Review bid documents and perform take-off of materials and labor required to complete the project competently and accurately. 

  • Monitor Bid Boards (General Contractors, Government, Educational, etc.) for new potential opportunities and coordinate with leadership as to which projects to pursue.

  • Maintain relationships with manufacturer’s reps, supplier reps and partners to determine new opportunities to provide company services.

  • Provide accurate and efficient estimates for Low Voltage Systems – Network Cabling.

  • Maintain contact with Clientele to follow up on proposals and potential contracts.

  • Track Sales and Clients Outstanding / Upcoming Opportunities/ Quotes

  • Meet with industry partners, internal team members and management to discern sales opportunities

  • Individually and collectively work to secure sales opportunities

  • Meet with Ownership weekly to review projects pursuing and discuss strategies.

  • Attend off-site meetings with clientele to review bid scope and promote award

  • Understanding of installation standards relative to the telecommunications industry

  • Technical understanding of structured cabling.

  • Assist Ownership in analysis of best practices on behalf of Estimating department and continually refine processes to best serve clientele and the company.

  • Promote revenue by developing meaningful relationships with clientele to provide our services in an easy-going and competent manner.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will satisfy the following requirements and qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED, and prior estimating experience

  • MUST be able to pass drug and background screen

  • Must work at an intermediate level of Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Must be able to accurately and efficiently estimate low voltage systems - network cabling.

  • Knowledge of industry standards and how to apply in real work scenarios.

  • Proficient in take-off estimator planning

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to multitask while staying organized

  • Self-Motivated

  • Positive customer service skills

BENEFITS

  • Stable employment

  • 401K Program with matching contribution

  • Medical, Dental and Life benefits

  • Advancement opportunities for outstanding performers

     

FSG is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status.​

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