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Sales Estimator - Building Automation Controls - Fire Alarm - Syracuse, NY

Syracuse, NY
**Sales Estimator - Building Automation Controls - Fire Alarm - Syracuse, NY**

Locations:Syracuse, New York

Job Family: Sales


English (US)

**Job Description**

**Division:** Building Technologies

**Business Unit:** Field Operations

**Requisition Number:** 217370

**Primary Location:** United States-New York-Syracuse

**Assignment Category:** Full-time regular

**Experience Level:** Mid level

**Education Required Level:** High School Diploma / (GED)

**Travel Required:** 25%

**Division Description:**

Building Technologies is the world market leader for safe, energy efficient and environmentally friendly buildings and infrastructure. As a technology partner, consultant, service provider, system integrator and product supplier, Building Technologies offers fire safety, security, building automation, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) as well as energy management products and services in the USA.

**Job Description:**

The Sales Estimator reports to the Branch Manager in Syracuse, NY to support the growth and sales productivity of the Sales Team covering the Syracuse, Albany, Potsdam and Binghamton areas. In this role, this individual will primarily focus on estimating, pricing and generating proposals, which ultimately will drive growth of the business.


Completes sales estimates for sales team including project take-offs, specification interpretation, and associated activities.

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, and subcontractors to complete sales quotations as needed.

Attends job meetings and site walk-throughs to gain deeper project and customer knowledge.

Assists sales team(s) in configuring systems including constructing riser diagrams.

Leads, coordinates, and assumes responsibility for the timely generation and documentation of estimates and quotes utilized in the preparation of proposals for BAU/Fire/Security solutions and services.

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 walk-throughs to develop deeper customer and project understanding.

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.

Assists Sales employees with site checks to gather required information needed for quotes and/or Sales presentations.

Completes all record keeping entries and documentation on quotes within sales estimating tools.

Assists with ongoing maintenance of Sales Estimating tools.

Uses AutoCAD to build riser diagrams.

Coordinates wiring requirements with subcontractors on turnkey projects.

**Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience**

Required education: High School diploma, state-accredited GED, or state-recognized high school placement exam.

Required experience: Demonstrable ability to comprehend, explain, and estimate labor and materials associated with the type of electrical infrastructure required for building automation systems. This understanding could come from working other related roles in the building automation, fire alarm and security industry, or even from performing other estimator roles from other segments of the electrical industry.

Required travel: 25%

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

Individual must possess a valid Driver's license in good standing.

Individual must be at least 21 years of age in order to participate in the required Siemens vehicle plan.

**Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience**

Preferred education: Bachelors Degree in an engineering or technical field to compliment the type of estimating work required for this role.

Preferred experience: Three to five years of designing building automation and/or fire alarm systems.

Other Preferences:

o Local connections with Upstate NY Area construction contractors.

o Knowledge of fire products

o Knowledge of controls systems and products

o HVAC Knowledge

o Lighting estimating experience a plus not required


**Equal Employment Opportunity Statement**

Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

**EEO is the Law**

Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm .

**Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision**

Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf .


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