Senior Estimator (Electrical Construction) in Chicago, IL at GPAC

Date Posted: 9/16/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Electrical Senior Estimator - Electrical Construction

A growing electrical contractor is looking to add an Electrical Senior Estimator to their team. The ideal candidate will be organized, motivated, detail-oriented and driven. They offer competitive salary (DOE), bonus opportunity, and benefits package.

Overview

Responsible for cost estimations on a bid, defining subcontracted work and obtaining quote information for subcontracted work, defining material needs and working with procurement on getting pricing on material. The estimator is responsible for the RFI portion of the bids and ensuring open issues and unclear scope items are clarified. The estimator is also responsible for the estimating methodology and the use of software and other tools to optimize risks. The estimator is also part of the ongoing review of projects, analyzing on-going costs and part of the post mortem review of projects.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Providing an accurate estimate of costs and timing of the work, clarifying unclear scope items and other issues that come from the specifications and drawing, siting the risks and grey areas of the scope and working with Leadership of the company on the appropriate bid to bring for the project
  • May work with Project Manager(s) during the project to analyze cost and progress to understand over run or under run opportunities
  • Continue to improve the method of estimating costs from a time and accuracy standpoint
  • Develop the software and other tools used to estimate and report costs of projects
  • Take part in the Post Mortem process to help analyze cost differentials between estimated and actual
  • Continue to adapt the work standards and assemblies as improvements are mare in the filed or in the use of pre-fabrication techniques
  • Manage the estimate process
  • May assist in analysis of on-going projects

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma Required
  • Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years of experience in electrical construction projects required
  • Experience of NECA standards and other Construction standards, depending on type of project

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Please contact Julia Irwin directly for more information at (605)-799-8688 or julia.irwin@gogpac.com.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States for the past 30 years. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.