Estimating Manager

Name : Chuck
Industry Type : Engineers
City & State : Walker,LA
Job Title Estimating Manager
Relocation Preferences :
Objective : To whom it may concern:

Objective

Seeking a position in the field of cost estimation
I am seeking the opportunity to participate as a team member within your organization. As a cost estimator I offer great enthusiasm and exceptional skill in costing on tenders and ongoing projects.
Qualifications

3 years experience in the estimating tenders and ongoing projects.

Using Microsoft Excel sheet (2003, 2007) for pricing & take off.

Ability to translate drawings details for taking off and sending queries.

Accurate attention to details and technical engineering calculations.

Excellent computer skills, learning and applying new methods quickly.



Respectfully,

Chuck Edwards
Resume :  
Chuck L Edwards
36825 Weiss Road
Walker, LA 70785 US
Phone: 225-665-1416
Alt Phone: 225-202-5647
bro.chuck.edwards[at]gmail.com

Objective
I am seeking the opportunity to participate as a team member within your organization. As a cost estimator I offer great enthusiasm and exceptional skill in costing on tenders and ongoing projects.





Abilities
More than eighteen years experience in construction and estimating services. From field operations to senior management.
Ability to translate drawings details for taking off and sending queries.
Accurate attention to details and technical engineering calculations.
Proficient in the use of Aspen Capital Cost Estimator (Aspen Kbase) and Aspen IPM.
Proficient in the use of FabTrol MRP.
Excellent command of the English language.
Immense interpersonal skill and the ability to understand customer processes.
Strong attention to detail, possessing a sales aptitude and interested in preventing errors and solving problems.
Solidly computer literate and current on new technology.
Exceptionally hard working, a self-starter and a problem solver.
Excellent in multi-disciplinary (Civil, Structural & Mechanical) cost estimates.

Employment History
Estimating Manager
11/2009 - 06/2010Southland Steel FabricatorsGreensburg, LA
Managed the Estimating department functions including wage reviews, work assignments, performance evaluations, etc.
Reviewed final estimate packages to ensure accuracy and completeness, prior to final quotation.
Prepared structural steel estimates from 50k to 5 million plus.
Solicited bids from contractors.
Negotiated bid prices.
Obtained pricing for the materials and buy out items.
Composed very detailed scope letter of inclusions, exclusions and qualifications.
Made follow up phone calls on bids.
Fill out all bid forms with the help of staff.
Make pre bid contacts for information on projects (phone calls).
Reviewed all front end documents, instructions to bidders, etc.
Led the Implementation of FabTrol MRP.
Prepared detailed comparison reports.
Coordinated and interfaced with a various customer bases to meet and satisfy their needs through positive relationships.
Developed coatings estimating spread sheet.

Conceptual Cost Estimator
05/2008 - 10/2009CDI Engineering SolutionsBaton Rouge, LA
Prepared estimates throughout the development stages of a project\'s life cycle for use by the project team to authorize and cost manage the project with minimal assistance.
Produced large and complex estimates, specializing in Civil/Structural and Mechanical/Piping disciplines with minimal assistance.
Performed day to day estimating/surveying including preparation of final estimates with minimal assistance.
Produced estimates for capital projects ranging from under $100K to over $200MM with assistance.
Estimated many small from under $5MM to over $10MM capital project estimates for Motiva Convent with minimal-medium assistance.
Performed estimating/surveying including preparation of final estimate, Including Civil/Structural and Mechanical/Piping Abu Dhabi $120MM capital project estimate for HUNTSMAN DGA PDP Facility with minimal assistance.

Estimator / Foreman
10/2006 - 12/2007J V Industrial ServicesPort Allen, LA
Dealt direct with the client and engineers to incorporate needs and facilitate changes in scope and requirements.
Responsible for estimating, material take-off, monitoring of welder performances, repair percentage etc.
Prepared weekly project status reports for management.
Responsible for overlay welding and automation. Inspections of preheating and interpass temperature.

Pipe Fitter
07/2005 - 07/2006The Shaw Group IncBaton Rouge, LA
New construction, lead man on job carried my crew of 5 to be the number one team out of 500 people.
Planned piping system layout
Responsible for fabrication, repair and installation of structural steel.
Installed utility services including water lines and pump stations reading blueprints, schematics and drawing rough sketches.




Superintendent
05/1991 - 01/2006C&F FabricatorsPort Allen, LA
Responsible for supervision, fabrication, and installation of piping systems, tanks, mining equipment, and pipelines.
Responsible for supervision, fabrication and installation of structural steel, belt conveyors, chutes, hoppers, towers, reactors, cones, pressure vessels, exchangers, etc.
Utilized ASME, and ASTM specifications and codes. Responsible for fabrication and welding practices using GMAW, GTAW, and FCAW processes.
Responsible for lay out and installation of tower trays and nozzles.

Superintendent / Foreman
05/2005 - 07/2005Pipe and SteelWalker, LA
Responsible for the erection of water tower, all water systems piping and equipments.
Responsible for fabrication, repair and installation of structural steel.

Pipe Fitter
02/2004 - 01/2005Jacobs Engineering GroupBaton Rouge, LA
Responsible for preventive maintenance, breakdown maintenance, piping system replacement.
Responsible for fabrication, repair and installation of exchangers.
Responsible for lay out and installation of structural steel, loading racks and gangways.

Fitter / Pipe Fitter
11/2002 - 11/2003Turner Industries GroupBaton Rouge, LA
Responsible for lay out and installation of tower trays and nozzles.
Responsible for fabrication, repair and installation of structural steel.


Education History
Completion DateIssuing InstitutionQualificationCourse of Study
05/1991Port Allen High SchoolUnknown LevelGeneral studies

References Available on Request


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