Service Estimator

1 month ago(12/20/2017 10:40 AM)
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Works closely with Preconstruction team to compile and enter all information required for estimates related to industrial and commercial electrical service projects. Effectively communicates with internal customers, vendors and end users throughout the estimating process.


  • Update and maintain Estimating Software Program
  • Make decisions involving the exercise of discretion and independent judgment in reviewing, clarifying, validation and addressing prospective projects with the Business Development and Preconstruction team in a manner that would ensure the achievement of established ratio of volume awarded to bid volume.
  • Exhibits discretion in reviewing, analyzing, and interpreting bid documents to determine Scope of Work and uses independent judgment to formulate the estimating approach and bid strategy in a manner that enables the attainment of awarded projects within contract quotes.
  • Decision making includes calculating and preparation of complete quantity take offs, material price lists, labor costs per man hour, equipment, and other required statistical data to achieve established ratio of volume awarded to bid volume.
  • Maintains accurate, complete and updated project plans, specifications, correspondence and estimating documentation of quantity take-offs and pricing data on projects, subcontractors, and suppliers routinely within policy and procedures.
  • Must communicate information and state problems of challenges to be resolved in a clear, concise, courteous, nondiscriminatory and professional manner, and be able to provide clarification as necessary.
  • Must show respect for the opinions of others and behave in such a way as to ensure an atmosphere free of needless interruptions, difficulty and or discrimination.
  • Must receive and provide clear, constructive feedback regarding work performance (to/from individuals or groups) and be able to provide clarification as necessary.
  • Must be sufficiently adaptable to accept and perform in a timely and effective manner work assignments that are outside the normal (day-to-day) routine.
  • Must adapt, with minimal or no advanced notice, to changes in how business is conducted and work is accomplished.
  • Must be able to perform other related duties as required.




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Construction Management highly preferred.
  • Ability to utilize Accubid and Accubid Live Count to complete estimates.
  • 3 years of experience as an Electrician within the commercial or industrial sector highly desired.
  • Experience in estimating and experience related to large commercial electrical construction projects.
  • Ability to meet or exceed deadlines with a high level of accuracy consistently.
  • Advanced knowledge of estimating techniques and ability to interpret computerized cost data and systems preferred.
  • Must have ability to prepare complex proposals with minimal supervision.
  • Intermediate user, MS Office Suite.
  • Excellent communicative and interpersonal skills required working in a corporate team environment.

Working Conditions:


A majority of the time you will work in a typical office environment, the remainder of the time you will be on construction job sites. While at construction sites, you will encounter conditions including extreme temperatures, noise, dust, mud debris, welding, leading edge, trenching and shoring, sometimes in a confined space.  You may be required to visit multiple locations during any one day.




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