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Sr. Electrical Estimator

Company: CS Erickson
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

ROLE OVERVIEW: Are you looking for a company with a thriving culture where you have an opportunity to contribute to an exciting company? Here's your opportunity! At CS Erickson, we value people, planning, and customer experience. Our team is driven to redefine what is expected from an electrical and technology solutions provider. We strive to be our clients most trusted partner by creating smart environments that empower them to do their best work. We are a fast-growing, purpose-driven company that is solving current and future electrical, energy, automation, and technology needs. With that growth comes opportunities to advance your career. Whether you are seeking an entry level role or coming with years of experience, you will find opportunities to leverage your skills and reach your full potential.
This role will be responsible for preparing accurate quantified take-offs for estimates and assisting in pricing efforts for assigned projects.KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Visit job sites for obtaining information to accurately define the scope of work
  • Schedule review meetings with internal resources as required to ensure that estimates are completed on time
  • Prepare and transmit requests for quotation to vendors and specialty contractors
  • Prepare RFI's for review with Sr. Estimator or Chief Estimator before submission to responsible parties
  • Prepare clarification and assumption documents
  • Prepare scope letters and complete RFP documents for final review
  • Compile and organize vendor quotations for final review
  • Complete branch take-off visually for review
  • Participate in coordinating anticipated general conditions and other miscellaneous costs
  • Perform accurate and detailed quantity take-offs on assigned projects
  • Coordinate and/or assemble final bid price
  • Prepare and transmit proposal letter after review
  • Attend pre-bid and post-bid meetings as required
  • Utilize established estimating processes
  • Track data (i.e. sq. ft. $$'s, Hours etc.)
  • Ensures the flow of project information is maintained and documented
  • Review and advise leaders of constructability issuesKNOWLEDGE / EXPERTISE:
    • Familiar with reading and understanding drawings and specifications
    • Knowledge of building construction methods, materials, systems, market conditions, and trade practices
    • Ability to complete a take-off from engineered electrical drawings
    • Ability to recognize and communicate discrepancies between bid documents
    • Strong customer service and organizational skills
    • Proficiency with MS Office products (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Project)
    • 3 + years of relevant experience


Keywords: CS Erickson, Grand Rapids , Sr. Electrical Estimator, Professions , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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