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Proposal Services Technician/Engineer - WIND
Knoxville, TN(Full Service)
Job Number: 17-338 (215/230)

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Join the leader in engineered Heavy Lift and Transport!        

Why Barnhart?

MINDS OVER MATTER - Barnhart has built a nationwide reputation for solving problems. We specialize in the lifting, heavy-rigging, and heavy transport of major components used in American industry. Barnhart is committed to continuous improvement and to be the best heavy lift and heavy transport company. Our customers can expect Barnhart to aggressively pursue innovative ways to lower overall project costs and improve safety

SETTING IDEAS IN MOTION - At Barnhart we are in the business of assisting companies in moving and installing equipment of any size. Whether it's a lift of a few feet or a transport across the country, we set your vision in motion through an unparalleled network of resources and innovative engineering solutions that defy convention. If you can dream it, Barnhart can make it a reality.

Over 40 BRANCHES ACROSS THE U.S - The strongest network of rigging experts and equipment in the country. Barnhart's network includes a long list of "cool tools," including PSTe Goldhofer trailers, cranes from 18 to 1,800 tons, Strand-jacks, Cantilever beams, Hydraulic Gantries, Self-tailing devices, Skidding Systems, and the Modular Lift

Employer of Choice – Barnhart has a strong culture of “One TEAM” and Minds over Matter.  We strive to do the impossible lifting and transporting as “One TEAM”.  We are looking for people that also are striving for excellence in their work and collaborating with our “One TEAM”.  If you are looking for a culture that provides Compensation with Trust, Progress & Recognition, we could be your Employer of Choice.



  • Build cost and profit estimates for fixed price projects
  • Prepare commercial pricing proposals for fixed price projects
  • Collaborate with other Barnhart departments and branch personnel as needed to insure best customer solutions
  • Participate in pre-job meetings, job walks and perform route surveys

KNOWLEDGE (Possess or develop)

  • Barnhart heavy haul systems
  • Barnhart specialty rigging tools and techniques
  • Contract risk management
  • Crane selection, rigging selection and layouts
  • Industrial construction purchasing, project execution and major processes for key markets served


  • Appreciation of information confidentiality
  • Good organizational, decision making, and problem solving skills
  • Information analysis and mathematical reasoning
  • Must be able to set priorities and meet tight deadlines
  • Must work well with others
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Technical writing
  • Verbal, written and technical writing skills need to be exception (fluent English)



  • 1-3 years of experience in related field
  • WIND Turbine Experience



  • Mechanical or Industrial Degree preferred



EOE/AA Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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