Electrical Estimator

  • Job Reference: 106875015-2
  • Date Posted: 20 September 2019
  • Recruiter: Foy Group Corporation
  • Location: Renton, Washington
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Estimator - Electrical ConstructionJOB DESCRIPTION
Summary/ObjectiveThe estimator is responsible for bidding work as scheduled by the Operations Manager. The estimator will prepare cost estimates for electrical projects, create proposals, communicate with clients, vendors, engineers, architects, and subcontractors, determine scope of work, review design options and provide value engineering.
Essential FunctionsReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Plan, organize, and implement an estimating department.Bid projects with enough detail to provide accurate budgets and purchase orders.Help create the project plan.Responsible for computerized estimating system, database, labor factors, and updates.Work with the project managers regarding bid document requirements.Track and analyze competition and market pricing.Assist the project managers with large change orders.Work with architects and engineers to provide pre-bid services.
CompetenciesAbility to read plans and specificationsComputerized estimating experience (Accubid preferred)Labor factor analysis and modificationCommunications proficiencyLeadership skillsMathematical skillsElectrical system knowledgeTeamwork oriented
Work EnvironmentWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to the owner's on-going operations and consideration must be exercised so as to not negatively impact these operations. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at construction job sites. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud.
Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.The employee is occasionally required to walk the construction site and wear company provided PPE. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Position Type/Expected Hours of WorkThis is a full-time exempt position. Hours of work are Monday through Friday, 7:00 am to 4:00 pm with a one-hour lunch break; 40 hours per week.
TravelNo travel is expected for this position.
Required Educational ExperienceHigh school diplomaCollege degree or trade school training
AAP/EEO StatementFoy Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, status as a parent, national origin, age, disability (physical or mental), family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment. If you require assistance with the application process, please contact us at or by e-mail at .
Other DutiesPlease note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.