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T&D Power Estimator (Dallas/Ft. Worth TX)

HKA/Cenergy Partner
Dallas, Texas, United States
November 11, 2016

Have Direct Hire position for Estimator/Project Coordinator dealing with High Voltage Transmission lines here in the Dallas; Fort Worth area. The responsibilities of this position are to provide accurate cost estimates for new proposals as well as contract modifications working alongside Sr. level estimating group members.


•Assess cost effectiveness of products, projects or services, tracking actual costs relative to bids as the project develops.

•Produce comprehensive cost estimates including materials and labor take offs

•Prepares consolidated Bill of Materials

•Review of contract documents and scheduling requirements

•Soliciting and evaluating subcontractor and vendor quotations

•Interact with other corporate departments, e.g. Operations, Procurement, Project Controls

•Develops or contributes to schedule and technical approach (work Plan)

•Reviews estimate for consistency with final schedule and proposal text

•Defends and explains the basis of estimate to both Company Management and the Client.

•Participate in Pre-bid meetings and site visits


•Bachelor degree in Engineering or related field of study a plus but not required

•Ability to work under pressure, manage multiple assignments, and prioritize

•Excellent written and oral communication skills

•Must have a minimum of two years of Substation or Transmission experience in supporting cost estimates compliant with client RFPs and other requirements under strict deadlines. This includes the following:

•Performing takeoffs

•Working with subcontractors

•Developing work breakdown structures

•Participating in bid review

•Skill in the application of Excel and Estimating Software; P6 and MS Project.

Ron Craven

Sr. Technical Recruiter/Human Resource Development

(Domestic and International Resources)

O: (713) 965-6168

C: (936) 206-1941