The Electrical Estimator and Steel Estimator is responsible to predict the costs for electrical or steel fabrication construction projects by conducting a detailed analysis of the contract documents, structure and specifications, to determine overall project requirements and identifies any and all associated risk factors.
Review proposal specifications and drawings to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate.
Prepare estimates by calculating complete takeoff of scope of work and enter into computer estimating system.
Request quotes from suppliers for equipment and materials.
Identify qualified suppliers and subcontractors for quotes.
Review quotes for completeness with plans and specifications
Recognize and capture all project costs necessary for the completion of the project.
Responsible for the timely completion of all takeoffs and costs analysis for project estimates.
Draft scope letter inclusions, exclusions, and clarifications for estimates.
Coordinate proposal delivery.
Complete proposal costs for distribution and review.
Follow up post project bid submittal for status of quote.
Bachelor s degree in Electrical Engineering, Engineering Related,Construction Management, or an equivalent of related field experience.
Minimum 5-10 years of experience estimating industrial construction projects, preferably in heavy industrial electrical and/pr steel construction.
Experience in Electrical or Steel Takeoff software
Experience in CAD or 3D software
Advanced knowledge of the Electrical and Steel Construction discipline.
Standards: NEC, NFPA, CBC, UL, and ISA, as related to design and documentation
Classifications: Area classification requirements as related to approved construction methods
Ability to interpret computerized cost data and systems
Applications: Proficient in computer software including MS Office Suite & Bluebeam
Ability to perform arithmetic calculations required for estimating
Ability to read and interpret schematics, one-lines, P&ID s and engineered design drawings
Ability to identify and meet customers needs, expectations and requirements
Ability to understand and follow standard Company procedures.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of specific variables in situations
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks, resources and changing priorities as necessary
Ability to work under time pressure and adapt to changing requirements with a positive attitude
Effective oral and technical writing communication skills as required for the position
Ability to interact effectively and professionally with all levels of employees, management, field personnel, vendors and clients.
Must be a self-motivated team player able to work independently and in a team environment.
Able to lead and coordinate between inter-company departments and disciplines.