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Contact Name: DAVE

Job Details: Electrical Estimator Date: Aug 07 2022

Job Reference: 3385
Job Category: Engineering Jobs [ View All Engineering Jobs Jobs ]
Company Type Recruiter
Employment type: Full Time
Degree: Tech School
Experience: 3 years
Location: Frederick, Maryland, 21702
Job Skills: Electrical Estimator
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 Maintain a bid checklist for each job
 Abide by bid process
 Maintain up to date Outlook bid list
 Upload project documents to Share file for vendors and subcontractors
 Use jobs directory and job binders
 Service the client in a timely and respectful manner; meeting or exceeding his or her expectations
 Review all contract documents to become familiar with project requirements and obligations under the contract and apply to pricing (schedule, specifications, drawings, safety manual, etc.)
 Submit RFIs for estimating questions by deadline
 Perform material take off
 Develop labels that will later be used as cost codes for construction
 Establish a construction schedule to develop manpower for estimate. Include milestones, shutdowns, etc.
 Obtain vendor and subcontractor quotes and evaluate for completeness and best price for use in bid (Abide by our purchasing policy and ethics)
 Distribute qualification documents as required for the bid (MBE, WBE, experience, key individuals, etc.)
 Complete an Excel Front Sheet to generate price
 Develop a detailed proposal letter or bid form (If completed by assistant provide ample time)
 Upon award notify "direct report" immediately
 Generate award documents for review to be submitted by deadline
 Identify areas of importance (milestones, LDs, etc.) of a project and relay to PM and Foreman
 Identify possible change orders and relay to PM and Foreman
 Review purchase orders, subcontracts and contracts for accuracy
 Assist in the purchase of materials, services, and subcontracts in accordance with the purchasing policy
 Review/approve and/or forward submittals for shop drawings and samples for materials according to project requirements and schedules
 Assure complete and thorough pre-construction planning and distribution of all documents in accordance with the pre-construction process
 Facilitate a scope review with the PM and Foreman
 Attend the pre-construction meeting
 Attend project meetings as/if needed
 Estimate change order costs. PM to prepare and submit the request to the customer
 Coordinate with customers, engineers, vendors, subcontractors, foreman and accounting to facilitate timely and profitable completion of quality projects
 Monitor subcontractors and vendors bid performance and take corrective action as needed after review with division vice president
 Complete post job process
 Refer all potential legal problems concerning projects to division vice president for action
 Manage day-to-day customer interaction
 Continually increase customer satisfaction and deepen existing relationships
 Explore opportunities to establish new customers


 Good oral and written English language expression.
 Strong communication, organizational, analytical, leadership and relationship skills
 Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
 Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
 Ability to handle multiple tasks and work under pressure
 Self-starter and able to work with minimal supervision
 Manage time efficiently
 Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel
 Proficient in the use of McCormick Estimating Software
 Knowledge of manpower loading
 Knowledge of general construction practices
 Knowledge of Microsoft Projects and/or Primavera a plus
 Knowledge of the National Electric Code and NFPA 70E
 Consistently completes projects on time (bid date)
 Maintains positive relationship with customers, vendors, and subcontractors
 Provides effective leadership and has the respect of the project team including Project Management, Accounting, Warehouse, Administration, and Field Personnel

 Education/Experience
o Required:
 Associate's Degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school.
 Three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additional Qualifications
o Required:
 Valid Pennsylvania driver's license required to operate company or personal vehicle for company business.

1. Associate's degree or higher.
2. 3+ years of experience as an Electrical Estimator on construction projects.
3. Local or close enough for a short easy move.

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