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Electrical Estimator Commercial - 3260

Company:
Absolute Opportunities
Location:
Suffolk, Virginia, United States
Posted:
November 11, 2018

Description:

Electrical Estimator – Commercial - 3260

Role: Engineering, Science, or Related

Relocation Available: No

Industry: Construction

Location: Virginia

Town / City: Suffolk

Job Type: Permanent full-time

Job description:

Prepare complete estimates for assigned project(s) of medium size and complexity either directly or through subordinate personnel.

Essential Responsibilities

Review proposal specifications and drawings to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate.

Prepare discipline estimates by calculating complete takeoff of scope of work.

Maintain files of working documents as back-up for estimate figures, including current (accurate) information on prices from suppliers through direct contact, sales brochures, price lists, etc.

May review design options and recommend best solution based on cost, engineering

quality, or availability of materials.

Review and incorporate historical data from purchase orders, subcontracts,

productivity analysis reports, etc. into unit and man-hour figures.

Review proposal specifications, drawings, attend pre-bid meetings, etc. to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate.

Prepare estimates by calculating complete takeoff of scope of work.

Coordinate total estimating effort relevant to particular bid/project as assigned.

Maintain files of working documents as back-up for estimates figures.

Follow awarded contracts as assigned - may include estimating extra work items,

change orders, credits; procuring material, etc.

Support other department personnel as required may include preparing estimates in other disciplines.

Perform additional assignments per supervisor's direction.

Qualifications

3 to 5 years of estimating, cost control and/or engineering experience related to construction.

Knowledge of estimating techniques and cost control, plus ability to interpret

computerized cost data and systems essential.

Computer estimating software experience.

Willingness to assist the estimating team to meet estimate deadlines.

Have the ability to produce a marked-up estimate set of drawings indicating the scope of work has been taken off and for reference in a post bid meeting.

Bottom Line Requirements:

1. 3 to 5 years of electrical estimating experience in commercial construction.

2. Knowledge of estimating techniques and cost control, plus ability to interpret computerized cost data and systems essential.

3. Local or close enough to make a short easy move.