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Assistant Project Coordinator

Location: Houston, TX

Post Date: 08/06/2018

Our Northeast Houston area client is seeking an Assistant Project Coordinator with Structural Steel Estimating and Fabrication Knowledge

This position is responsible for coordinating and overseeing the manufacture of shielding materials and systems for new building construction, remodels and additions, at our customer’s site. This position will report to the Project Coordinator of the Houston Division, in a manufacturing environment, and work closely with the Construction and Shielding Division.

Qualified candidates need to have an understanding of structural steel components as it applies to shop fabrication and site installation. They should have a background in structural steel, and preparing material and labor takeoffs from customer plans and specifications, for the purpose of costing, and fabrication. The optimum candidate must be self-motivated to work independently in accomplishing company goals and objectives

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • The ability to read and interpret drawings and drawing specifications.

  • The ability to conceptualize engineering and fabrication methods

  • The ability to conceptually sequence labor steps to estimate labor hours, equipment and services need to fabricate

  • The ability to prepare detailed material takeoffs from drawings and drawing specifications necessary to purchase and fabricate

  • The ability to estimate required labor, equipment and services necessary to fabricate

  • The ability to analyze and qualify vendors materials and services proposals to meet budget and delivery requirements

  • Coordinate with project management to determine vendor and production schedules to meet customer delivery

  • The ability enter bills of materials, labor routing, purchase material, and ensure the execution of the order thru delivery to the customer.

  • Managing document control of project documents, including incoming, internal, and outgoing documents.

  • The ability to make decisive decisions based on project information and customer delivery

  • The ability to effectively utilize critical thinking and problem solving.

  • The ability to minimize financial risk.

  • The ability to manage workload and meet deadlines for assigned work.

  • Possess strong organizational and communication skills with sensitivity to detail.

  • The ability to lead, work and effectively participate on a team.

  • Act in a manner of integrity to show support for the company, its values, and the employees, while maintaining a focus on meeting and exceeding customer requirements.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • Entry level-2 years of estimating/project management experience in the steel fabrication industry

  • Knowledge of metal fabrication methods, cutting, bending, forming, and welding of steel and stainless steel.

  • Must have excellent communication skills, be able to download, print and check drawings and be able to multi-task

  • Auto CAD experience is a plus

  • Excellent mathematical skills

  • Willingness to perform tasks outside core responsibilities when necessary

  • Technical degree such as Engineering Technology or similar field

Salary range is $55K-$60K / Yr.

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