Material Handling - Project Estimating Engineer

Resource Erectors - Harrisburg, PA


Responsible for the preparation of detailed and highly accurate bid documentation in support of the sale of bulk material handling equipment to the minerals processing industry of North America.


  • Ensure timely review of the customer’s Request for Quote and distribution of client specifications to relevant parties for their input.
  • Review contractual terms for consistency with proposal and corporate policies.
  • Work in conjunction with Sales, Marketing and Operations to make bid / no-bid decisions and establish related strategies.
  • Work in conjunction with Customer Service, Process Engineering, and external vendors as required to ensure a fit-for-purpose product solution is developed.
  • Work in conjunction with Procurement to prepare an accurate overall cost estimate for the project scope by preparing inquiries for equipment and evaluating vendor quotes for technical & commercial accuracy and completeness.
  • Utilize CRM system for documentation and reporting of proposal activities and status by maintaining up-to-date and accurate system data.
  • Prepare detailed and precise bid documentation in company standard procedures and in compliance with customers’ bid requirements, identifying and documenting exceptions and clarifications.
  • Prepare firm offer approval requests and ensure the required documentation (i.e. Risk & Opportunity, Cost Uncertainty, Cashflow, & Project Presentation) is completed accurately and on-time.
  • Answer customer questions in a timely manner.
  • Participate in project kick-off meetings as a hand-off to Project Management and prepare and provide a complete handover package including technical and commercial details with financial review.
  • Attend customer meetings as necessary to develop custom solutions and provide technical and commercial support in closing sales.


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in mechanical, electrical, mining engineering or related
  • Prior estimating experience serving mining or other heavy equipment industries preferred
  • SalesForce and SAP experience is preferred
  • Knowledge and understanding of Minerals capital equipment products
  • Ability to understand engineering drawings
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Highly motivated with the ability to work under stress and meet tight deadlines
  • Available to travel approximately 30%

Posted On: Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Compensation: $1

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