Siemens Electrical Sales Estimator - Smart Buildings - Remote in Richmond, Virginia
Job Family: Sales
Req ID: 327639
>>THIS IS A REMOTE POSITION<<
Who We Are | Our Culture:
Siemens Smart Infrastructure connects energy systems and buildings to adapt and evolve the way we live and work through high-profile construction and infrastructure projects such as airports, pharmaceutical plants, data centers, stadiums, universities, military bases, and hospitals.
We live and foster an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company's success. We trust and empower our leaders to act as owners, direct their teams, and innovate to succeed. We communicate openly and honestly to learn from our failures and celebrate our successes. We recognize individual and team achievements frequently. We invest in our team members, offering a wide variety of internal and external development opportunities.
What you will do for Siemens Smart Infrastructure:
Siemens Smart Infrastructure is growing! We are currently looking for an experienced Sales Estimator to support our Electrical Services Center of Competency. The primary responsibility of the Sales Estimator is to complete sales estimates for the sales team including project take-offs, specification interpretation and associated activities on electrical power systems.
Acts as lead referral specialist for the most complex support needs concerning products and/or services. Manages the most complex orders from quotation to final payment, and solves highly-complex problems regarding product issues including warranty and field service. Tracks and responds to the most complex complaints and disputes. Acts as lead referral specialist for technical support and/or problem resolution. Identifies and initiates opportunities to grow the business. Assists customers in developing specifications. Generates revenue by selling products/services and solutions to assigned customers via outbound/inbound phone calls. Responsible for assigned sales quota and customer satisfaction goals. May lead inside sales functions.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:
Prepares cost estimates and price quotations on new work, and coordinates the preparation of cost estimates on project continuations
Collects information from other functions, vendors, sub-contractors to complete sales quotations as needed
Assists sales team(s) in configuring systems including constructing electrical diagrams
Leads, coordinates, and assumes responsibility for the timely generation and documentation of
estimates and quotes utilized in the preparation of proposals for fire and security solutions and
Obtains quotes from outside vendors for ancillary products and services
Ensures timely response to sales, allowing for proposal preparation, workability, system operation, cost, and completeness of package given to sales
Activities will include bid project take-offs, interpretation of specifications, development of bill of
materials (BOM) and other activities
May attend pre-bid meetings and site audits to develop deeper customer and project
Works with customers and employees to answer technical and pricing questions, preparation of
technical quotes, some development and maintenance of technical documentation, customer
expediting and order entry
Maintains complete files for all equipment used to generate quotes and assists in turnover process when quotes become an order
Completes all record keeping entries and documentation on quotes within sales estimating tools.
Assists with ongoing maintenance of Sales Estimating tools and SAP as needed
Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States without need for current or future employer-sponsored work authorization
Where permitted by applicable law, Siemens may require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 based on job requirements, and in accordance with an accommodation based on legally protected reasons
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering desired but will consider candidates with equivalent education and experience (a High School Diploma or GED equivalency a minimum requirement)
Engineer-In-Training or Fundamentals of Engineering certificate preferred
Fluent in English and Spanish preferred
3-5 years of experience estimating and quoting electrical distribution systems preferred, but will
consider candidates with related experience in similar industries
Must have experience using an Estimating/Quoting system
Must be able to read and interpret technical plans and specifications
Familiar with electrical codes and standards including but not limited to IEEE, NFPA, NEC and ANSI
Organization: Smart Infrastructure
Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.
Experience Level: Early Professional
Job Type: Full-time
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