• Electrical Estimator I

    Job Locations US-CO-Denver
    Posted Date 7 days ago(4/13/2019 2:54 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    We're seeking an entry-level Estimator for a role offering exponential growth and opportunity. We rarely hire entry-level folks within the Preconstruction department. The benefits are some of the very best in the industry, including; 100% paid medical dental and vision for employees, spouse and dependents, 160 hours of PTO, plus 8 holidays and a floating holiday to name a few.

    Are you the one

    Responsible for estimating large electrical construction projects utilizing a variety of tools and software. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication and relationship building skills. 


    • Utilize Accubid Live Count, advanced Excel spreadsheets and Bluebeam on a consistent basis.
    • Update and maintain Estimating Software Program.
    • 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 as well as to accepting changing company strategy as applicable.
    • Maintain a current understanding on the electrical construction market in Colorado and all other areas of focus for the organization.
    • 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.
    • 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.


    • Degree in Engineering or Construction Management a plus.
    • Possess the ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, proportions, percentages, margin, area, etc.
    • Previous electrical service and/or construction field experience desired.
    • Customer service and or sales experience a plus.
    • Estimating experience utilizing Accubid is a plus.
    • Excellent communicative and interpersonal skills required working in a corporate team environment
    • Ability to read and interpret blueprints.
    • Ability to work independently, organize and prioritize work; communicate clearly and concisely verbally and in writing; while establishing and maintaining effective and positive working relationships.
    • Ability to use Microsoft Office, Projects, Word and Excel to develop professional documents; edit and proof written materials; prepare and maintain complete reports and records. Proficient in the use of standard office equipment.
    • Effective time management and logical decision-making ability.
    • Willingness to travel extensively to multiple construction sites and client locations.

    Working Conditions:

    The 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 on construction sites you will encounter typical construction 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.


    The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

    Intermountain Electric, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, IME complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.




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