Electrical Estimator

Job Locations US-CO-Denver
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/12/2023 8:13 PM)
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IME is looking for all levels for our Estimating team. Entry-level to Senior Estimators are responsible for estimating construction and industrial projects utilizing a variety of tools and software. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication and relationship building skills.


If the following describes you – Let us know!

  • You have a desire to elevate your electrical estimating career
  • You love the challenge of designing estimates for complex commercial and industrial electrical projects
  • You take ownership in QA/QC and don’t let details sneak by
  • You are a team player who can own the responsibility of a prime role in a growing company
  • You live for watching your team win
  • You want the work you do to count and make a difference



  • 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.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Construction Management or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in all aspects of estimating. Including experience estimating projects on a conceptual basis
  • Advanced knowledge of Estimating Techniques and ability to interpret computerized cost data and systems.
  • Estimating experience utilizing Accubid is a plus.
  • Must have ability to prepare complex proposals with minimal supervision.
  • 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.
  • Excellent communicative and interpersonal skills required working in a corporate team environment.



Salary Range: $ 70,000.00 -125,000.00/year


Benefit Overview:

The organization provides a comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefit package for employees, spouse, and dependents active on the first of the month, following the month of hire. Additionally, life insurance (1 X annual base salary), short-term disability and long-term disability is provided to the employee at no cost. Employees are eligible for unlimited PTO, eight paid holidays and one floating holiday. Generously matched and fully vested 401k with immediate eligibility.



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. When on construction job 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.

Established in 1946, IME is part of Quanta Services, the largest specialty contractor in North America. We base our business model on always doing the right thing and pride ourselves in finding the best processes and practices in everything we do. As an electrical contractor, we install and service the power and lighting to commercial and industrial buildings in the Western US.

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.  It is the policy of the company to comply with all federal and state laws concerning the employment of persons with disabilities and to act in accordance with regulations and guidance issued by the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission (EEOC).  In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Americans with Disabilities Amendment Act (ADAAA), the company does not discriminate against applicants and individuals with disabilities, and when needed, will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees who are qualified for a job, with or without reasonable accommodations, so that they may perform the essential job duties of the position.  Furthermore, it is company policy not to discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities in regard to application procedures, hiring, advancement, discharge, compensation, training or other terms, conditions and privileges of employment. 

Intermountain Electric, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment. In addition to federal law requirements, The Company complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. The Company strives to maintain a work environment free from all forms of unlawful employment discrimination. The Company will not tolerate any form of discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion/creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, citizenship status, veteran status, military service, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, familial status or any other characteristic or status protected by federal, state, or local law. All employment decisions shall be consistent with the principle of equal employment opportunity and only job-related criteria (including but not limited to experience, skill, and job performance) will be considered. Please note that the Company’s commitment to extending equal opportunity does not in any way alter or diminish the at-will relationship we maintain with our employees.


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