AFGlobal Corporation Fabrication Estimator in Houston, Texas

This position is accountable for developing cost models and proposals in support of Sales. Evaluates and acts on customer requirements and specifications.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare part or project cost estimate from the client provided documents and drawings.

  • Develops proposals for cost/price, test plans and delivery that may include the full-scope of the cost proposal or specialized portions.

  • Ability to explain the details behind each estimate, including the basis of the personnel and machinery resources allocated for each task.

  • Maintain meticulous cost estimating tools including databases, spreadsheets, and other computer-based applications to keep up dated information on past performance and industry standards.

  • Direct interaction with internal supply chain organization.

  • Direct interaction with suppliers.

  • Submit proposals, reports as directed and perform follow-up.

  • Creates sales orders packages, which may include job routers, material requirements, tests plans, drawings, tagging information, and any information relevant to meeting customer requirements.

  • Assists in post-order customer communications and support, such as expediting, change-orders, project coordination and return material requests.

  • Follow company policies and procedures

  • Support and/or participate in the organization’s Continuous Improvement Programs

  • Proactively participates in AFGlobal’s Safety Program

  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Basic understanding of heavy manufacturing techniques, routings, processes, quality system requirements and documentation.

  • Ability to develop cost components in a standard-cost and actual-cost environment.

  • Basic understanding of steels and define chemical and/or mechanical differences between carbon, allow and stainless grades.

  • Strong interpersonal communication via written, verbal and electronic means.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and frequent direction changes with speed and precision.

  • Ability to perform quickly and error-free.

  • Knowledge of materials and specifications.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Related Field preferred

  • Minimum of 2 years in related field required.


Full Benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision and Life insurance, as well as 401(k) Retirement plan options. We also offer paid vacation, PTO and holidays.