Application Engineer I (Trane)
Company: Ingersoll Rand
Posted on: March 18, 2019
Application Engineer Job Description At Ingersoll Rand we are passionate about inspiring progress around the world. We advance the quality of life by creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments. Our people and our family of brands-including Club Car -- , Ingersoll Rand -- , Thermo King -- , Trane -- , American Standard -- Heating & Air Conditioning and ARO -- - work together to enhance the quality and comfort of air in homes and buildings; transport and protect food and perishables; and increase industrial productivity and efficiency. We are a global business committed to a world of sustainable progress and enduring results. For more information, visit http://www.ingersollrand.com/ . Ingersoll Rand is a diverse and inclusive environment. We are an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to hiring a diverse workforce; including individuals with disabilities and United States qualified protected veterans. SUMMARY This position works directly with Customers, Account Manager, Project Managers, Sub-contractors, and Material Suppliers to ensure timely completion of assigned projects and customer satisfaction. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other functions may be assigned. Collects project data and compares to the office's capabilities. Performs building plans and specs surveys of HVAC Equipment/controls and operational costs and validates preliminary information with customer. Performs construction plan review or other requirements as determined by project needs, constraints, and responsibilities to meet all of the customer's facility requirements. Provides knowledge and consultation in the form of developing facility-related solutions for the customer's problems. Determines project needs, constraints, and responsibilities to meet the entire customer's Building system design and installation requirements. Develops, evaluates, and discusses possible solutions with Account Manager, Project Manager, Sub-contractor, Supplier, and/or customer. Coordinates selection, pricing, and integrates equipment, controls, and services for each project. Prepares, finalizes, and reviews preliminary and/or final proposal complete. Helps Account Manager determine proposal price and selling strategy. Resolves major deviations from scope with team after Project Scope Validation. Helps Account Manager develop project fulfillment schedule with project team. Prepares and reviews contract terms and conditions using standard Trane contract templates when applicable. Works with team members to solicit proper expertise in order to meet customer needs. Responsible for creating detailed cost estimates consisting of controls, Service Maintenance Agreement, materials, Mechanical, Electrical, and other sub-contractors, purchased equipment, labor, and other construction-related activities to assist Account Managers in bidding on or determining price of project. Utilizes plans, specifications, and knowledge of controls/construction industry to analyze project needs and compiles detailed cost estimates. Responsible for the take-off and pricing of controls materials, services and/or equipmentto ensure accuracy of quantity, size, configuration, voltage, options, etc. Responsible for identifying possible cost saving opportunities and/or risk items that will occur on various projects. Optimizes job costs by negotiating prices with vendors/sub-contractors through quotations for materials/services. Develops the scope of work for sub-contractors by preparing scope definition, exceptions/ exclusions, inclusions, preliminary proposal and system riser/ sketches. Prepares sub-contractor request for quotation's (RFQ) including: scope statements; plans and milestone dates; specs; bonding requirements; and billing schedule of values. Receives and qualifies subcontractor proposals; supervises work of project assigned staff. Plans and analyzes assigned projects, establishes schedules and project parameters and sets procedures to accomplish system objectives, involving complex applications. Communicates with customers and their representatives, including building owners, mechanical contractors, other trades, subcontractors, and field support staff. Clarifies, reconciles, and adjusts information gaps and scope deviations with operations group. Flexibility to work/entertain outside normal work hours/weekends, as required. Some travel with occasional overnight stays may be required. Qualifications Bachelor's degree in engineering or (0-5) years experience in estimating, engineering or construction management; Trane GTP experience preferred. Working knowledge of Trane design, takeoff, quoting and submittal tools as well as the operation of HVAC systems, electrical systems and temperature controls. Knowledge reading and understanding blueprints and construction plans and specifications. Experience with computer estimating and word processing software programs.
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