Our client is a High Voltage Electrical Substation Contractor that is looking to hire an Electrical Substation Estimator.
This position is responsible for collecting and analyzing data in order to estimate the labor, equipment, materials, subcontract, and ancillary cost required for assigned substation utility electrical projects. The primary goal of the position is to track, bid, and secure profitable work for the company while maintaining an acceptable ratio of awarded projects.
Identify and quantify cost factors such as production time, materials, and labor expenses
Travel to job sites to gather information on materials needed, labor required, and other factors
Read blueprints and technical documents in order to prepare estimates
Collaborate with engineers, architects, clients, and sub-contractors to develop constructibility plans and estimates
Use computer software to calculate estimates
Evaluate a product’s cost-effectiveness or profitability
Ensure compliance with contract requirements
Prepare takeoffs and work with project team to solicit and secure competitive sub-contractor proposals and pricing
Review budgets versus actual performance with project teams and take corrective action as necessary