Power Sales Estimator

Power Sales Estimator 
About the Company
At Thompson Energy Solutions, a division of Thompson Machinery, we offer a unique opportunity for candidates to join our team as a Caterpillar dealer, serving the Middle and West Tennessee, and Northern Mississippi regions since 1944. As industry leaders, we take pride in delivering exceptional Power Systems solutions to a diverse range of sectors, including healthcare, data centers, construction, manufacturing, utilities, universities, OEM manufacturers, and more. As a total equipment solution provider, we extend our expertise to Cat gensets, automatic transfer switches, switchgear, and paralleling controls, microgrid controllers, solar, energy storage, and industrial engine and battery electric drivetrain solutions.
We value the relationships we build with our customers, employees, and the communities we serve. Beyond our business endeavors, we actively engage in philanthropic efforts and community initiatives, making a positive impact on society. As part of our team, candidates will have the opportunity to be a part of an organization that prioritizes customer satisfaction, excellence in service, and community growth. If you are seeking a fulfilling career with a company that values its employees and strives to make a difference, Thompson Energy Solutions is the ideal place to realize your potential and achieve professional success.
Job Profile: 
As a Power Sales Estimator, you will play a vital role in our organization by providing accurate and detailed cost estimates and pricing for electric power generation projects. Your expertise in understanding customer requirements and power solutions will be essential in helping us effectively estimate costs and develop competitive sales proposals. You will work closely with our sales team, engineers, vendors, and customers to gather and analyze all the necessary information to create comprehensive power sales proposals.
Skills and Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, Finance, or a related field preferred
  • Strong organizational, attention to detail, and time management skills to effectively handle multiple tasks and prioritize workload.
  • A self-starter who can work autonomously, exercising good judgment and decision-making abilities.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and general computer skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with the sales team, engineers, and customers.
  • Knowledge of electrical systems and generators is desired, but not mandatory; a willingness to learn and gain expertise in these areas is essential.
  • Collect Request for Quotes (RFQs) from various sources, ensuring timely and accurate submission.
  • Collaborate with the sales team to understand customer requirements and prepare cost estimates for power sales projects.
  • Analyze customer power needs and load profiles to determine the appropriate power generation and distribution solutions.
  • Assess material and labor costs, equipment pricing, subcontractor quotes, and other relevant factors to develop accurate cost estimates.
  • Prepare professional sales proposals that outline the power solution, pricing, and value proposition for the customer.
  • Take ownership of managing specific projects in the pre-sale phase, ensuring smooth coordination and effective communication.
  • Train and assist colleagues on specifications and sizing using the CRM system, promoting consistent and accurate quoting practices.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to continuous learning by staying updated on product knowledge, including models, sizes, engines used, controls, options, switchgear, and other relevant features.
  • Adhere to Company and industry safety standards, ensuring a secure work environment.
  • Embrace Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required by the role.
Customer Satisfaction:
  • Respond promptly and professionally to customer needs, reflecting our dedication to service excellence.
  • Exemplify professionalism through appearance and demeanor.
  • Uphold our mission, vision, and values through integrity, quality, and a positive attitude.
  • Demonstrate ownership, dependability, and accountability.
  • Maintain confidentiality and actively participate in Company activities.
Work Conditions:
  • Cultivate a clean and safe workspace.
  • Communicate effectively, both written and verbal.
  • Display reliability and adaptability under pressure.
  • Flourish both independently and within a collaborative team environment.
  • Embrace flexibility for overtime and occasional weekends.
Physical Requirements:
  • Clear pre-employment checks and meet position-related physical requirements.
  • Ability to lift up to 20-50 pounds occasionally.
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Listing is current as of Aug 31, 2023 11:45 AM