Senior Electrical Estimator (Multi-Family)

Electrical Estimators with Commercial Multi-Family Contracting experience take a closer look!

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A bit about us:

We are a superior electrical contracting services for apartment complexes nationwide. We have years of combined experience, our team of experienced master electricians, along with a well-developed group of foremen and journeymen, work with our general contracting clients to lead them through every step of the installation process.

Why join us?

  • Great Benefits
  • Family Atmosphere
  • Career Growth

Job Details

We are seeking a Senior Electrical Estimator with a specialized focus on Commercial Multi-family projects. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in electrical estimating, particularly within the commercial sector, with a proven track record of accurately assessing project costs and providing comprehensive estimates. This role requires meticulous attention to detail, exceptional analytical abilities, and the capacity to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams to deliver accurate and competitive bids.

  • Estimation Process: Lead the electrical estimation process for Commercial Multi-family projects from inception to completion, ensuring all aspects of the project are thoroughly evaluated and accurately estimated.
  • Bid Preparation: Prepare detailed and comprehensive bids and proposals based on project specifications, drawings, and other relevant documentation. Collaborate with project stakeholders to ensure bids are aligned with client requirements and expectations.
  • Cost Analysis: Conduct thorough cost analysis, including material and labor costs, subcontractor bids, equipment rental expenses, and overheads. Utilize industry-standard estimation software and tools to ensure accuracy and efficiency.
  • Value Engineering: Identify opportunities for value engineering and cost-saving measures without compromising quality or safety standards. Provide recommendations to optimize project costs while maintaining project integrity.
  • Vendor Management: Develop and maintain strong relationships with vendors, suppliers, and subcontractors to secure competitive pricing and timely delivery of materials and services. Evaluate vendor proposals and negotiate favorable terms and agreements.
  • Risk Assessment: Conduct risk assessments and identify potential project risks and uncertainties that may impact cost estimates. Develop strategies to mitigate risks and ensure project feasibility and profitability.
  • Collaboration: Collaborate closely with project managers, engineers, architects, and other stakeholders to ensure alignment between project requirements and cost estimates. Participate in pre-bid meetings, site visits, and project meetings as necessary.
  • Documentation: Maintain accurate and organized documentation of all estimation activities, including bid documents, correspondence, and cost databases. Ensure compliance with company policies, industry regulations, and contractual requirements.
  • Continuous Improvement: Stay abreast of industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies in electrical estimating. Proactively seek opportunities for professional development and process improvement to enhance departmental efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Construction Management, or related field preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in electrical estimating, with a focus on Commercial Multi-family projects.
  • Proficiency in electrical estimation software and tools, such as Accubid, McCormick, or similar platforms.
  • Strong understanding of electrical systems, codes, and standards applicable to commercial construction projects.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret complex project requirements and technical drawings.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate with diverse teams and stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet tight deadlines.
  • Detail-oriented approach with a commitment to accuracy and quality.
  • Familiarity with project management principles and practices is desirable.
  • Professional certifications such as Certified Professional Estimator (CPE) or Certified Construction Estimator (CCE) are a plus.
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Job Details
Managed by Jobot Pro
Houston, TX
Job Type
$90,000 - $130,000