GOEDECKE Careers

Goedecke is currently looking for Outside Sales, Rebar Estimators and Construction Equipment Mechanics in the St Louis and Kansas City areas. To apply, please review the postings below, then call us at 314-652-1810.

Outside Sales (Kansas City)


Goedecke is one of the country’s largest private distributors of construction materials, has an opening for an Outside Salesperson in the Kansas City area. This qualified individual will focus on servicing area contractors with solutions to their construction challenges utilizing our broad line of specialty products. The ideal candidate would have a comprehensive understanding of the construction industry with experience or knowledge of concrete placement, forming systems, construction drawings and specifications. They must also possess interpersonal communication skills and have a proven record of time and territory management. Compensation includes a base salary plus commissions. Benefits include a car allowance, group medical and life insurance.

Duties include:
* Sales calls to established and prospective customer accounts
* Assist in customer training of new product technologies
* Review plans and specifications for new construction projects and prepare quotations to prospective bidders
* Follow-up with low bidders awarded contracts
* Communication with Inside Sales team and Operations on specific requirements for materials and delivery
* Intermediary between Credit Manager and delinquent accounts
* Other duties as required

Skills Required
* Industry or product sales experience
* Ability to understand construction plans and specifications
* Verbal and written communication
* Problem-solving and prevention
* Planning, organizational and time management
* Sense of personal responsibility – self-activation

Benefits Offered:
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Goedecke is pleased to offer these benefits to our employees:
* Group Medical Insurance
* Group Dental Insurance
* Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
* Short and long term disability options
* 401(k) with generous employer match
* Flexible Spending / Cafeteria plan
* Paid Holidays
* Paid Time Off

Job Type: Full-time, Commission

To apply, call us at 314-652-1810.

Equipment Mechanics (MO & KS)


Equipment:
* Rack and Pinion construction elevators/hoists
* Hydraulic cranes
* Concrete grout pumps
* Swing Stages / Suspended Scaffolding
* Work Platform / Mast Climber
* A variety of other small equipment

Skill sets preferred are:
* Mechanically Inclined
* Good knowledge of electrical equipment
* Can read wiring diagrams (both AC and DC)
* Preferred knowledge of 480 volt, 3-phase electric
* Rack and pinion motors and gear boxes
* Positive individual with willingness to work hard to get a job done right

Job requirements:
* Work in high places
* Some travel required. Mostly in midwest, but occasionally out of state
* Carrying weights and other pieces of equipment
* Emergency service jobs may occasionally require weekend work

Certifications/Licenses Preferred
Company is willing to train and help individual to get the proper certifications and licenses
* Elevator licenses in the following states desired: Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky
* OSHA 10 Certification
* MSHA Part 48 Above Ground Certification

Compensation
* Teamster Union for the Saint Louis area
* 401(k) and medical benefits through Blue Cross Blue Shield

To apply, call us at 314-652-1810.

Rebar Estimators (MO & KS)


Job Responsibilities / Duties:
* Generate timely rebar and accessories estimates
* Develop accurate price quotes
* Understand construction methods, productivity, equipment, systems and materials
* Tracking steel material cost & labor pricing (including escalation)
* Maintain relationships with customers & material vendors
* Generate sound documentation for scope of work assumed in estimates
* Maintain a well organized approach & disciplined work ethic
* Assist other disciplines beyond rebar estimating responsibilities

Experience / Education:
* Engineering, Construction Management or related field experience preferred
* 1+ years of estimating experience on projects preferred

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
* Knowledge of estimating from conceptual thru construction document phases
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Ability to read construction plans (blue prints)
* Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Shear97 (preferred)
* Ability to maintain a valid driver’s license for jobsite/contractor visits
* Valid Driver’s License for site visits

Compensation & Benefits:
* Competitive Salary
* Medical Insurance
* 401(k) matching

To apply, call us at 314-652-1810.

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