Founded in 1905 in Birmingham, Alabama, AMERICAN is a manufacturer of fire hydrants, valves, ductile iron pipe and spiral-welded steel pipe for the waterworks industry and high-frequency-welded steel pipe for the oil and natural gas industries. AMERICAN's diversified product line also includes fire pumps, structural casing and piling, castings for large machinery, and specialty rubber products. For more than a century, AMERICAN has been committed to doing things The Right Way exceeding customer expectations, being a good neighbor in our communities, and supporting our employees.
The position of Project Estimator/Detailer-ADIP is an integral role to AMERICAN's enhanced focus on customer service. This position will work closely with Project Coordinators and Sales Engineers to provide outstanding service to our customers. In addition, they will have a key role on "Virtual" Teams which will be created on a customer case-by-case basis to support and supplement the Project Coordinators service of the customer needs. The Project Estimator/Detailer-ADIP will provide professional shop drawings, "in-or-under" concrete lists, and piping quotations.
Provides the highest quality customer service, assistance, and project management possible to AMERICAN. Assists Project Coordinators, Project Assistants, Sales Engineers, and management in the resolution of all customer drawing, technical, quotation, and project issues.
Provides professional shop drawings and associated calculations using CAD based computer systems that meet customer requirements for accuracy and timeliness. Makes accurate quotations of AMERICAN material from engineering plans and specifications to provide District Sales offices and our customers with an accurate and complete proposal. Analyzes and interprets engineering specifications as they pertain to AMERICAN products. Maintains knowledge and understanding of AMERICAN product line.
Provides shop drawings, revisions, quotations, quotation supplements, in & under lists, submittals, lay schedules, customer lists, checked drawings and other drafting work to the production standards of the department.
Provides value engineering in the best interest of both AMERICAN and the customer.
Keeps work area clean and orderly. Knows safety rules that apply to the safety of others and to personal safety. Reports malfunction of equipment to proper authority. Performs other work as instructed by supervision.
Profit Sharing Bonus Plan
Eagan Center for Wellness
Medical, Dental and Supplemental Vision
Paid Vacation and Holidays
Work from home
Employee Assistance Program
A record of punctuality and good attendance
Ability to understand technical information
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to work while under stress.
Attention to Detail
Prior work experience in drafting or an Associate Degree in drafting
Ability to accurately work basic math, geometry and trigonometry problems.
Exhibit a high degree of professionalism
Must be resourceful in answering customer needs
Previous drafting experience in the mechanical field
Knowledge of basic engineering concepts
Prior experience or training with CAD
Prior experience or training in customer service and marketing
Associate Degree or college courses completed in engineering, math, science, and marketing
Knowledge of AMERICAN products and their application
American Cast Iron Pipe Company