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Commercial Electrical Estimator

Company: Amber Electrical Contractors
Location: Dallas
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Are you an outstanding Commercial Electrical Estimator seeking a new opportunity to propel your career to the next level? Amber Electrical Contractors is hiring! With Amber, you will work on competitive, and profitable bid proposals for various commercial and industrial projects. As an Estimator, you will analyze proposal specifications and drawings, participate in pre-bid meetings, and collaborate with the Estimating team to ensure accurate bids. Your primary focus will be on enhancing profitability and managing costs effectively. Be a part of the Amber Family and advance your career in a supportive and dynamic work environment!

Responsibilities:
--- Analyze proposals and requirements to produce accurate electrical estimates for commercial and industrial projects.
--- Utilize knowledge and expertise in electrical systems, with a focus on low-voltage estimate systems.
--- Attend pre-bid and team scope review meetings to fully understand project requirements, even with limited information.
--- Conduct job walks and meetings at construction project sites in the regional area.
--- Review and comprehend all project bid documents thoroughly.
--- Coordinate with subcontractors and vendors by locating, notifying, and providing bid information for outsourced work quotations.
--- Complete estimated takeoffs within specified time deadlines using computer estimating tools.
--- Prepare change order estimates for awarded projects as needed.
--- Collaborate with other estimators, company divisions, and departments throughout the estimating process.
--- Finalize estimates within deadlines and participate in team reviews with management on bid day.
--- Interact daily with subcontractors and vendors to ensure clear communication and collaboration.
--- Evaluate subcontractor and vendor bids for completeness, schedule adherence, specification compliance, and other bid requirements.
--- Conduct value engineering analysis to align with customer interests.
--- Develop a detailed scope of work narratives for each project.
--- Support field operations with the estimated post-bid award during project closeout.
--- Draft proposal letters outlining the scope of work, inclusions, exclusions, and clarifications, meeting proposal due dates.
--- Anticipate estimating requirements with limited information available.
--- Follow up consistently with customers for feedback on bids/proposals and report results to management.
--- Ensure compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and safety standards, reporting any discrepancies to the Chief Estimator.
--- Assist in the bid process/procedures and review final bids with the Estimating Staff.
--- Support the VP of Pre-Con as needed.
--- Attend project meetings and perform site investigations as assigned.
--- Embrace and follow the Estimating Process and Procedures along with Amber's Core Values.

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Position Requirements:
--- Must be able to clear background and drug screen.
--- Must have a valid driver's license.
--- At least 4+ years of estimating commercial and or industrial projects.
--- Field experience in electrical and low-voltage systems is a plus.
--- Accustomed to estimating for projects valued at $3M and above. Please provide examples.
--- Thorough knowledge of the electrical field with familiarity with materials and construction methods.
--- Knowledgeable of the N.E.C. and local code.
--- Full working knowledge and experience with ConEst and IntellBid.
--- Proficiency using Microsoft Office Programs (i.e. Excel, Word) and comfortable with spreadsheets and computerized on-screen takeoff programs.
--- Maintains a "value-added" approach to estimating.
--- Produce accurate, timely, and competitive estimates with minimal data.
--- Excellent communication skills with customers, vendors, subcontractors, general contractors, and owners.
--- Ability to maintain organization while multitasking in an extremely quick-paced environment.
--- Ability to adapt to Company estimating policies and procedures easily.
--- On occasion, you may need to work overtime to meet bid response deadlines.
--- Must have reliable transportation.

About Company:
Amber Electrical Contractors is an established Texas-based commercial electrical contracting company with over 35 years of experience in Texas. We pride ourselves on providing superior service and quality workmanship. As an employee at Amber Electrical Contractors, you will enjoy the following benefits:

Job securityCompetitive payPath to growthHealth, dental, vision401K matchingPaid time offPaid holidays

Keywords: Amber Electrical Contractors, Dallas , Commercial Electrical Estimator, Professions , Dallas, Texas

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