Mechanical Drafter and Estimator – Surrey

  • Company:
    BFC Careers
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    15 mins ago
  • Category:
    Engineering

With just a single phone call, people are connected to over 125 years of combined know-how about everything it takes to install, maintain, repair and upgrade anything a business needs. From Electrical to Mechanical, Automation to General Contracting, nobody in Vancouver comes close to doing everything Uptime does – and nobody comes close to doing it better. The most important tool we use isn’t a wrench or a screwdriver. It’s integrity and innovation. And it’s a big part of every job we do.We are more than a group of highly trained experts in our craft. We are good people who care about finding the right solution for our customers. After all, it’s our business to help keep other business’ up and running 24/7, 365As an integral part of estimating team, we trust that you will make a positive and dramatic impact on our organization and its culture. Your main duties as the Mechanical Drafter and Estimator will be to understand our customer’s needs, preparing proposals, and furthering relationships with new and existing customers and vendors. Through continuous improvement, leadership, teamwork, integrity and a commitment to go the extra mile, we will continue to look for innovative ways to improve our business and ourselves. In addition, duties also include, but are not limited to:Make routine project and client visits to understand customer needs, orchestrate new business, connect on ongoing projects, and building lasting relationships with key accounts;While on project sites, provide customers with a consultative service by highlighting value ads, preventative maintenance, and other recommendations that could mutually benefit the client and their business; Consult on projects such as pipe fitting, compressor installs, millwright construction work, maintaining and improving high production facilities, custom mechanical solutions, facility relocations, equipment rebuilds, rigging, and moving equipment/machinery;Develop detailed design drawings and specifications for mechanical equipment, tools, and controls, using computer-assisted drafting (CAD) equipment;Review proposal specifications, drawings, attend pre-bid meetings to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate;Perform risk and contract management responsibilities as required;Work with Uptimes suppliers to foster relationships and negotiate pricing;Work as a team to find innovative ways to solve problems for our customers that result in improvements or savings for their facilities;Conceptualize and design mechanical systems, and work in conjunction with engineers when applicable;Actively search for new and innovative technologies/solutions to keep Uptime and its customers competitive;Put together accurate proposals while working alongside sub trades and other departments;Put together project plans, communication plans, and facilitate project hand off meetings for all relevant project stakeholders once a project has been awarded;Work with project managers to answer questions they may have as the project progresses;Communicate with supply chain, sales, marketing, engineering, sub-trades and finance;Assist with training of new and existing employees within team;Provide feedback to improve Uptimes processes and systems;Participate in company training or hiring related to job;Participate in and reinforce company procedures, systems and safety policies.The successful candidate should be someone who can remain flexible, resourceful, and proactive at all times. You bring a high-level of energy, a positive attitude, a demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgement, and critical thinking habits. Most notably, you come with a broadened skill set and wide range of experience within the industrial mechanical industry. Lastly, you are someone who thrives with leadership responsibilities, but is also able to work with little to no supervision and creatively problem solve. The ideal candidate will also grasp:An entrepreneurial spirit that empowers the employee to want to grow the division to new heights; Excellent coaching and mentoring capabilities;Trusting domineer and ability to build long-term relationships both internally and externally;A keenness for accountability and holding themselves and others to the highest standard;A competitive nature to push results and drive down costs within reason;Excellent organizational skills and time management capabilities;Confidence when identifying deficiencies and offering possible recommendations to the team; A willingness to push customer service to offer the best possible results.Our Must HavesEngineering degree considered a strong asset; 2+ years of experience in a similar role OR 5+ years of related industrial mechanical experience;Experience in rebuilding custom mechanical systems;Experience with mechanical assemblies and drawings;Ability to put together accurate proposals under pressure, and within customers deadlines.Your RewardsOur most important offering to anyone that joins the Uptime Industrial team is our culture of innovation, achievement, and ownership. We bring out the best in each other by constantly striving to be world class in all we do. These values are reflected in our Work, our Company, and our People.At Uptime, we also offer a very competitive compensation structure that supplements your regular income with a robust benefits package:MSP, Medical and Dental Coverage:Our industry leading benefits package covers you and your dependents at no costFriends and Family Program:Early and exclusive access to our newly released projectsProfessional Development and Education SupportRegistered Retirement Savings Plan:A plan that helps you save for your retirement with employer matching.Company Vehicle, Mobile Phone and Laptop