Cost Estimator

Lexington Technologies
Farmingdale, NY
Apr 12, 2017
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Job Description


Lexington Technologies a industrial automation integrator has a position available as a cost estimator in the bidding department. As an estimator you will be working on pricing up bid projects on PLC, HMI, SCADA and instrumentation systems for the Water and Waste Water industry. You should be familiar with Allen Bradley, Siemens and GE Fanuc hardware design.

We provide attractive compensation package such as medical, sick time, flex time and vacation. You will be impressed with the career growth opportunities and advancement potential. Training is provided on many levels from classroom to one on one.

Job Functions:

Analyze customer drawings, CAD data and technical specifications to develop cost models.

Download Plans and Specifications from various online job search engines

Provide preliminary Design of PLC and HMI networks

Price up PLC, HMI, SCADA, and instrumentation hardware

Interface with the Engineering department during technical discussions.

Develop a scope of work for the proposal

Write the Proposal for the Contractor and provide pricing

Follow up on pricing with the contractors and provide feedback to the team

Interface with vendors to find the best engineering solutions

Contribute during team meeting and engineering discussions

Attend various product training workshops and lunch and learns to improve your proposal

Contribute as a team member with internal departments including tooling, purchasing, sales and accounting.

Initiate continuous improvement of the estimating process.

Analyze costs in our bidding software and improve our pricing models and database

Estimate the costs of production and define the selling price according to Sigma's profitability objectives


Ability to read schematics and specifications

Prepare proposals and cost estimates using MS Word and various bidding software packages

Prepare and writes proposals

Interfaces with customers to gather job details

Gather pricing information from various suppliers

Locate projects available for bid

Required Qualifications:

Familiar with PLC, HMI SCADA and Instrumentation

Familiar with Allen Bradley, GE Fanuc, and Siemens PLC's

4 year degree in Electrical Engineering

Advanced Experience with Microsoft Excel

Excellent written communication skills and attention to detail

Company Description
Lexington Technologies (Farmingdale
Lexington Technologies was established in 2001 and is experiencing significant growth from the industrial integration market. With the adaptation of PLC controllers, a new type of engineer is required for the future. We want that engineer to be you!
This revolutionary technology is used in the Water & Wastewater, Pharmaceutical, Food & Beverage industries, which we serve. As one of our high-tech engineers your will be faced with designing state-of-the-art control systems. You will be working directly for our customers. You will have a lot of input as to the way the design unfolds and you will have open design discussions with the President and Director of Engineering.
Specialized Training will be provided to you to help you grow through your position and beyond. Weekly seminars and continual product developments will be at your finger tips. Lexington believes that the product we deliver is you, and customer satisfaction is the key to success. We look at our employees as a partnership for the future. Come join our team and lets create Power Beyond Control.

Farmingdale, NY


Tue, 4 Apr 2017 07:01:44 PDT