Job Description

Job Description:

The electrical estimator position is responsible for thoroughly reviewing all project documentation received during the bid process, compiling a detailed takeoff, generating an accurate estimate, and preparing a well-written proposal. This position is not responsible for sales, nor is it responsible for generating bidding opportunities. The ideal candidate has extensive experience in industrial and control-based estimating.

Location: Rockford, Il

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Upon notification from the Branch Manager that a project will be bid, gather all documentation from the client and organize said data within our procedural guidelines.
  • Coordinate total estimating effort relevant to a particular bid or project.
  • Provide complete conceptual and final estimating input on complex projects.
  • Review proposal specifications, and drawings, attend pre-bid meetings, etc., to determine the scope of work and required contents of the project estimate.
  • Review and incorporate historical data from purchase orders, subcontracts, productivity analysis reports, etc., into the unit and person-hour figures.
  • Prepare estimates by calculating the complete takeoff of the scope of work using the estimating software.
  • Ascertain any risks related to the estimate to guarantee that provisions are made for those risks in the tender.
  • Ensure that estimates are complete, well-organized, and ready for review before the deadline.
  • Provide accurate, timely, and complete estimates and change order quotations.
  • Maintain files of working documents as backups.

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • 5+ years experience with commercial and industrial electrical estimating required.
  • Successful track record estimating and negotiating large, complex projects.
  • Thorough knowledge of company procedures, counting techniques, and estimating software. Accubid preferred.
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings, purchase orders, contracts, cost coding systems, etc.
  • Knowledge and experience in managing multi-disciplined projects are a plus.
  • Strong conceptual estimating skills with limited information.
  • Understanding plans and specifications.
  • Ability to build strong relationships both internally and externally.

Salary Range : $70-90K

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Rolling Meadows IL
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