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Electrical Estimator in Tacoma at GPAC

Date Posted: 11/5/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Tacoma
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/5/2018

Job Description

*Our client is unable to provide sponsorship*

Electrical Estimator

The Estimator provides and coordinates full estimating services on large Utility, Distributed Generation and Commercial projects and all types of contracts.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
* Prepare estimate from quantity take off on project and complete estimate to computer printout.
* Identify parts of project that may be key to making competitive estimate.
* Review proposal specifications, drawings, and attend pre-bid meetings to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate.
* Provide complete conceptual and final estimating input on complex projects.
* Evaluate possible areas for potential value engineering cost savings.
* Provide technical support to personnel preparing discipline estimates for assigned bids.
* Insure all working documents and data are maintained to back-up estimate figures.
* Identify qualified suppliers and subcontractors and be responsible to solicit quotes. Review quotes for completeness and conformance with plans and specs.
* Track awarded contracts as required - may include estimating/pricing extra work items, change orders, credit; procuring materials, etc.
* Draft scope and proposal letters for bid and negotiated projects.
* The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to those listed above and other duties may be assigned.

EDUCATION:
* Minimum of Bachelor's Degree preferred. Can be a combination of training, education and relevant work experience that is equivalent.

EXPERIENCE:
* Minimum of 2-5 years estimating, cost control, and/or engineering experience in similar facility or construction. At least 3 years estimating experience preferred. Some electrical background recommended.

Conest or Intelibid Experience required (or Accubid).

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
* Ability to estimate all types of projects/contracts, plus ability to coordinate and supervise group work effort essential.
* Must have ability to prepare complex proposals with minimum supervision.
* Proficient in using a computer and Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.);
* Accubid, McCormick experience preferred.
* Tactful and has professional demeanor, and ability to interact effectively with managers, employees, vendors and others;
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong organizational, record-keeping and follow-up skills;
* Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated, proactive and an effective team player.
* Ability to understand and follow standard operating policies and procedures;
* Ability to perform duties in a professional manner and appearance;

TRAVEL:
Up to 20%

Job Location:
Burlington, WA

*To ensure your information is seen, please contact Jay Mendel directly at the email listed below. Please include a summary of qualifications RELEVANT to this position.

Take the next step in your Electrical Estimator career. APPLY NOW! Please contact Jay Mendel directly at jay.mendel@gogpac.com for more information on this or any other positions you may be interested.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States over the past 27 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.