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Electrical Utility Construction Estimator


This position will be responsible for the preparation of electrical utility estimates for construction projects to aid management in bidding on or determining price of construction of service.


Estimating experience on electrical utility projects in the following construction and maintenance areas is preferred:


  • Distribution, Overhead
  • Distribution, Underground
  • Substation
  • Transmission


We are looking for a project estimator with strong time management skills and who is team-oriented. Candidate must have the ability to work in a fast-paced, high pressure, deadline driven environment with minimal supervision.


Education: Bachelor's degree in Construction Management or similar field of study is preferred. Related work experience may be considered in lieu of degree.


Detailed Job Description:


  • Ability to comprehend blueprints, construction drawings, unit takeoffs and other documentation to prepare time, cost, units, materials and other labor estimates.
  • Consult with clients, vendors, other company personnel or construction supervision to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.
  • Interface with vendors or subcontractors during estimating process.
  • Prepare estimates used by management for purposes such as planning, organizing and scheduling work.
  • Assist in special studies to develop and establish standard hour and related cost data or to effect cost reduction.
  • Prepare and maintain a directory of suppliers and subcontractors.


Physical Demands & Working Conditions:


  • The overall nature of this position is sedentary requiring little physical effort and occasional light physical exertion.
  • The majority of work takes place inside an office environment however some field site time will be required.
  • Prepare estimates used by management for purposes such as planning, organizing and scheduling work.
  • At times extended periods of driving may be required.
  • Overnight travel may be required.

Electrical Utility Construction Estimator


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