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Company: GPAC
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

I am partnered with a well-established Electrical Contractor who is looking for an -Electrical Estimator -to add to their growing company. - The successful candidate will have experience in electrical construction and have prior experience as an Electrical Estimator. - The position requires strong computer and leadership skills. Organizational skills along with good written and verbal skills are essential. - The Senior Estimator accurately estimates the cost, time, materials, labor, and equipment required for a construction project. - They perform cost analyses, determine the duration of a project, procure vendors and subcontractors, and ensure that resources are managed, and deadlines are met for electrical projects. - The company values talented professionals and rewards individuals who are responsible for the success of the company. - You must have prior experience as an Electrical Estimator so be considered for this position.Essential Skills:

  • Assigns responsibilities for estimating team on each project
  • Calculate the cost of electrical constructions based on reviewing and evaluating available documents
  • Analyze project for value engineering options while considering specific job conditions that may affect labor and material to be purchased and installed
  • Reviews and evaluate 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
  • Identify any inconsistent issues, conflicts, and other problems in the bid documents
  • Solicit subcontractor and/or supplier information and pricing
  • Prepares instructions to bidders, bid form, and other bid solicitation information as required.
  • Reviews and/or manages the review and scoping of specialty contractor bids
  • Analyze alternate means and methods to determine the most economic process
  • Build effective relationships with customers, design team, specialty contractors, suppliers, and user groups that reflect and support company core values and meets or exceeds the customer's expectations
  • Keeps company management, project management, clients, general contractors, and all others involved in project current on bid projects
  • Actively participates in industry, client, and community relations to enhance company image
  • Develops and maintains a positive relationship with vendors and clients
  • Assist on turnover meetings to operations team upon award of a project.
  • Promote and enforce a safe working environmentRequirements:
    • 5 years of electrical estimating experience
    • Advanced skills in MS Office
    • Experience with Industry Estimating software
    • Must be accurate, possess attention to detail and be proactive in pointing out potential issues
    • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and relationship building skills
    • Problem solving and critical thinking skills
    • Ability to prioritize and manage time for yourself and others
    • Leading and developing your teamBenefits:
      • Competitive salary and benefits package
      • 401K with company match
      • Opportunity for Growth
      • Meaningful work and ability to make a difference by building trust through performance
      • Collaborative work environment and excellent company cultureApply directly or submit your resume and project list to Steve Howdle via email ( or call for more detail at 605-601-5281.All inquiries are CONFIDENTIAL!Connect with Steve Howdle LinkedIn Page at - 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 since 1990. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.

Keywords: GPAC, Chesapeake , Estimator, Professions , Chesapeake, Virginia

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