Electrical Estimator

Overview

An Electrical Estimator will be responsible for calculating the cost of electrical construction by reviewing and evaluating available documents and developing accurate, competitive, and profitable bid proposals for a variety of national electrical projects. Responsibilities include but, are not limited to:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review and evaluate plans, specifications, and bid project documents to identify accurate pricing and scope of work for the project.

  • Generate professional bid proposals.

  • Recommend and develop value engineering options.

  • Coordinate, plan and schedule all labor and material to be used.

  • Identify issues, conflicts, and other problems in the bid or scope of work.

  • Identify strategies to create bid advantages.  

  • Anticipate potential problems and devise solutions proactively.

  • Prepare and submit RFI's.

  • Secure material and equipment quotes from vendors and suppliers.

  • Review quotes for adherence to requests and to confirm accuracy.

  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with vendors and suppliers.

  • Prepare bid documents, including a project-specific scope letter, blue sheets and evaluations with adjustments for buy-outs, labor rate, productivity, etc.

  • Assist in preparing budget pricing.

  • Attend estimating/sales meetings and project meetings to discuss bid status and present/resolve issues.

  • Perform job walks, ensuring observation of all field conditions that might affect: construction, impacts to bid, impacts to pre-construction, design and or build services.

  • Communicate with company management, project management, clients, general contractors, and any other trades directly involved in the project on current bid progress.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • 5+ years of electrical estimating experience related to commercial and/or industrial projects.

  • Accustomed to estimating for projects valued at $5 million or above.

  • Advanced skills with Excel, Word and Outlook.

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.

  • Experience with Accubid Estimating software preferred.

The above job description describes the general nature and level of work to be performed; it is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.

Irvine, CA

Estimator

Full-Time

None (local driving only)

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