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Estimator

Minneapolis, MN 55422

Posted: 02/06/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Project Management Job Number: 539950 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description


ELECTRICAL ESTIMATOR - Locations: MN, TX, CO, AZ
Starting at conceptual design, our Electrical Estimators work with our project leads, customers, and internal and external designers to fully understand the electrical scope for their projects and create the budget that aligns with this scope. The Electrical Estimator will also be a primary contact for the trade contractors on projects, evaluating and communicating scope and validating the budgets that are received. Electrical Estimators can expect to work on a multitude of projects including power delivery & renewables.
 
Organization, flexibility, excellent customer focus, and strong communication are critical in performing duties which include:
  • Participate in project pursuit kickoff and strategy meetings
  • Build Project Estimates – Conceptual, budget, and detailed
  • Complete quantity take-offs and summations of materials
  • Solicit trade partners, obtain bid estimates, and time projections for preparing vendor proposal comparisons and estimate summary sheets
  • Help in preparing, organizing, and coordinating Request for Proposal documents and schedules, utilizing schedule information to estimate project General Conditions and other items where schedule is important
  • Effectively scope all vendor and trade partner proposals
  • Determine all pricing options and the appropriate price for the project
  • Data input into estimating software program(s)
  • Perform archive filing and historical cost data gathering
  • Participate in plan and estimate review meetings, other project review meetings, customer meetings and site investigations, as needed
  • Gather information from local government and private entities that may affect project (i.e. permits, hearings, etc.)
  • Help manage Addendum log and documents from customers/clients
  • Solicit new bidders when needed, and collect necessary documents for inclusion in future projects
  • Provide direction to new Estimators and Engineers as they join the team
  • Provide training and mentoring to other estimators and interns
Required
  • Minimum five-year commercial, industrial or MEP construction operations experience, including exposure to materials management and project operations
  • Current driver’s license
  • Experience with commercial, industrial or MEP electrical estimating and/or electrical industry experience
  • Detail orientation sufficient to organize and handle multiple project tasks
  • Familiarity with building/estimating techniques and software: ISqFt, ICE/Bid2Win, On-Screen Takeoff (OST), Bluebeam/PDF, Google Earth
  • Positive professional attitude, and strong customer service skills
Education:
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Estimating, Construction Management, or equivalent field experience
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