Estimator

Full-Time Estimator Position

Benefits:  

  • Enrollment in bonus program eligibility
  • 401k enrollment
  • Health benefits
  • PTO & Holidays

Experience:

  • Must have knowledge of one-line diagrams and electrical construction
  • Must have experience performing take-offs and creating bid proposals from scratch

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Attend pre bid job walks and provide notes/photos
  • Send drawings and spec details to vendors for quoting materials and sub-contractors
  • Have the willingness to multitask all job duties daily
  • Assist estimating team with reviewing bid specifications and providing detailed notes  
  • Create new-opportunity estimates, including bid board updating, pre-bid meeting attendance, specification review, RFI creation, vendor quote request, proposal package creation, DBE (diversity) coordination, Addendum research and updates, final pricing/qualification creation, post-bid meeting attendance as required to support contract award and project management.  
  • Create estimates for current project change orders/revisions as necessary to support project managers.  
  • Provide detailed project take-offs, material lists, subcontractor lists, project issues/opportunities to project management staff.   
  • Post-bid organization (communication/document filing), follow-up, updating results, and hand-off/contract review when applicable.  
  • Enter project plans into PDF sharing software with notes as necessary for seamless transition.
  • Post-mortem job reviews including detailed reporting to management, and updating assembly productions/make-ups in estimating software.
  • Estimating software updates including database modifications, task/assembly updates, labor/equipment updates. Creating a clean database to allow for quick/efficient/accurate bids to be created. Updating material pricing based on commodity changes and industry trends.
  • Facilitate/train proper adoption of estimating practices throughout company divisions, and any future divisions.    
  • Estimating volume forecasting, including tracking of estimates created/won/lost, revenue correlations, trends, etc.
  • Business development including bid research, increasing bid opportunity, and new customer acquisition.  Existing customer relationship bolstering through recurring contacts, event opportunities, meetings, etc.  
  • Weekly meetings to present agenda, timeline, capacity, etc. to management and the estimating coordinator.  
  • Yearly training to remain current on industry trends and work-function advantages/efficiencies.
  • Rolling-out updated specifications, standard details, and contract requirements to estimating software and project management staff.
  • Supplemental tasks and duties as necessary to facilitate overall corporate operations, goals, and obligations.