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Electrical Estimator


Position Overview

A person that is able to design, estimate and manage the electrical portion of a commercial, institutional or retail construction project.  This person has to have a postive attitude and be a team player.  Position requires the ability to work on both Design-Build and Design-Bid-Build projects.


Duties of postion

  • Review of existing conditions and evaluate for possible electrical solutions
  • Attend meetings with clients or pre-bid conferences
  • Communicate and coordinate with project estimators and designers to perform electrical design functions.
  • Create a set of electrical bidding documents using AutoCAD software system for presentation and bidding purposes.  Duties include:
    • Sizing electrical service/transformer requirements
    • Evaluating load requirements of existing and new equipment for the project
    • Designing site and building lighting and power device layouts
    • Designing special systems (fire alarm, generator, door locking, etc.
  • Utilizing bidding documents that you create, contact multiple electrical suppliers and subcontractors to solicit bids for inclusion in your electrical project estimate
  • Assemble and present an electrical estimate for labor, material, equipment and subcontractors with itemized breakdown of electrical project components on a "Word" document that can be forwarded to the project estimator for inclusion in the project proposal
  • Once a project is secured:
    • Task code work items and forward information to project estimator for inclusion in the project estimate
    • Write all electrical material and subcontractor purchase orders
    • Disseminate electrical work information to field employees along with project labor hour goals
    • Create an electrical project schedule
    • Review and manage electrical progress and report to project manager
    • Evaluate job costs versus actual costs and make adjustments as required
    • Review and approve electrical invoices using Timberline software system


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