Estimator in Huntsville, AR at Ducommun

Date Posted: 7/7/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Job Description

Job Title: Estimator                                                     Job Code: 001421

DIV/Location/Dept: ESG\HVL\BID                                # Employees Supervised: 0

Reports To: Bid& Proposal Manager                             FSLA Status: Non-exempt

Job Summary & Essential Functions:

 Acquire material pricing and labor estimates from approved sources, and integrate information into quotation submittal format.

      Essential Functions

% of Time

• Review specifications, drawings, verbal instructions and interpret customer material and labor requirements.


• Create and Enter Bills of Material requirements into the bid system data base (Polydyne).


• Solicit appropriate vendors for material pricing and submit requests for quotes.


• Obtain labor estimate from Labor Estimator and/or Engineering Dept.


• Combine material and/or labor estimates into cost breakdown.


• Create and maintain material file for estimating purposes.


• Review quote for accuracy and forward for further review.


• Perform other assignments as required.


Skills & Qualifications

Required Skills & Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, qualifications, competencies, abilities and any physical demands if required.  Physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential requirements of this job. 

• Demonstrated skill in reading and interpreting electrical schematics and specifications.

• Planning and organization skills—prioritization, resource allocation, multi-tasking.

• Must have intermediate Microsoft Office skills, including e-mail, work and excel skills. MRPII is a plus.

• Strong written and verbal skills to interact with people at various levels and functions inside and outside of Ducommun LaBarge Technologies, Inc.

• Understanding of manufacturing processes and capabilities.

• Detail oriented and highly accurate.

Physical Demands (reasonable accommodations may be made, if necessary):

Physical Abilities                                            Lift /Carry       

Stand - Frequently                                            10 lbs or less - Frequently

Walk - Frequently                                             11-20 lbs - Occasionally           

Sit - Frequently                                                 21-50 lbs - N/A

Climb – N/A                                                      51-100 lbs - N/A

Crawl - N/A                                                       Over 100 lbs - N/A

Squat or Kneel - Occasionally                          

Bend - Occasionally                                          Push / Pull

Fine Manipulation - N/A                                     10 lbs or less - Frequently

Reach Outward - Occasionally                          10-20 lbs - Occasionally

Reach Above Shoulder - Occasionally               20-50 lbs - N/A

Drive - Occasionally                                         50-100 lbs - N/A

                                                                        Over 100 lbs - N/A


N/A (Not Applicable) - Activity is not applicable to this occupation

Occasionally - Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (.25 - 2.5 hrs/day)

Frequently - Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5 hrs/day)

Continuously - Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)


Other Physical Requirements:

  • N/A


    Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess:

  • High School diploma.

  • 1-2 years progressive experience performing estimating/buyer functions preferred.

  • Electronic manufacturing experience is perferred

    Licenses, Certifications, etc.:

  • None

    Work Environment and Safety Equipment Required: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. 

  • Office environment and light manufacturing environment

  • Required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as needed

  • Ability to travel to other sites occasionally

403 LaBarge Avenue
Huntsville, Arkansas, 72740
United States