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Electrical Estimator

Company: Dre Power & Cabling
Location: orange
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

DRE is looking for an Electrical Estimator to be an integral part of our team. Potential prospects need to be self-starters with focus and a commitment to ensuring a standard of excellence while following DRE's policies and procedures. An Estimator background is essential to being successful in this position. Our Electrical Estimator will be responsible for calculating the cost of electrical construction by reviewing and evaluating available documents and developing accurate, competitive and profitable bid proposals for a variety of electrical projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Review and evaluate project plans and specifications, bid documents, and other relevant project documents to identify what is needed for a project and to create a bid proposal. * Calculate the cost of electrical construction based on reviewing and evaluating available documents. * Analyze project for value engineering options while taking into account specific job conditions that may affect labor and material to be purchased and installed. * Identify any inconsistent issues, conflicts, and other problems in the bid documents. * Identify strategies to create bid advantages. * Anticipate potential problems and devise solutions proactively. * Prepare "RFI" questions. * Request material and equipment quotes from vendors and equipment suppliers. * Reviews quotes to confirm adherence to quote requests and accuracy of quotes received. * Develops and maintains a positive relationship with vendors. * Prepares bid documents including specific scope letter for each project, "Blue Sheets" and "Evaluations" with adjustments for buy-outs, labor rate, productivity, etc. * Assist in preparing budget pricing. * Attend estimating/sales meetings, and project meetings to discuss bid status, and present/resolve issues. * May perform job walks to ensure that any field conditions have been observed that may affect the construction, may impact the prospective bid, and/or may impact the pre-construction designs and the build services. * Keeps Company management, project management, clients, general contractors, and all others involved in projects current on bid progress.

Skills and Experience:

* 2 to 5+ years of electrical estimating experience related to commercial and/or industrial projects. * Experience creating estimates for multi-million dollar projects is preferred. * Advanced skills with Excel, Word and Outlook. * Excellent time management and organizational skills. * Experience utilizing McCormick Systems estimating software is required.

Keywords: Dre Power & Cabling, Orange , Electrical Estimator, Other , orange, California

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