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Electrical Estimator in New Castle, DE at Synerfac

Date Posted: 4/25/2019

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Job Description

Electrical Estimator:

Lead 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 national electrical projects. Responsibilities include but, are not limited to:

Reviews and evaluates 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.

Calculates the cost of electrical construction based on reviewing and evaluating available documents.

Analyzes projects for value engineering options while taking into account specific job conditions that may affect labor and material to be purchased and installed.

Identifies any inconsistent issues, conflicts, and other problems in the bid documents.

Identifies strategies to create bid advantages.

Establishes and maintains high performance and quality standards.

Reviews and evaluates bid documents to determine scope of work and profitability for the Company.

Anticipates potential problems; is proactive and takes action before potential problems become real problems.

Requests material and equipment quotes from vendors and equipment suppliers. Reviews quotes to confirm adherence to quote requests and accuracy of quotes received.

Prepares bid documents including specific scope letter for each project, Blue Sheets, and Evaluations with adjustments for buy-outs, labor rate, productivity, etc.

May attend estimating/sales meetings, and project meetings to discuss bid status, and present/solve problems.

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.

A team player with a positive attitude, well-organized, proactive force to support profit and growth of the Company.

Communicates effectively with office personnel, engineers, architects, general contractors, customers, and team members.

Ensures that the Company's best interests are represented, including profitability and cost control.


The ideal Lead Electrical Estimator will meet the following requirements:

A minimum of 5 years of electrical estimating experience on commercial and industrial projects.

Extensive experience with excel, word, outlook

Experience with Accubid, AcubidPro preferred

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Electrical Estimator: