High Country Line Construction, Inc, a subsidiary of MYR Group, is a full-service high voltage electrical contractor providing a full-range of capabilities related to transmission, distribution and substation construction.
The Chief Estimator will be responsible for planning, coordinating, and directing the estimating team for various electrical transmission, distribution, and substation construction projects. This includes administering operating budgets, staffing, work assignments, salary, and performance reviews. The Chief Estimator will also support and administer all department standards and procedures as well as responsible for the final review and approvals of estimate packages for accuracy and completeness. Projects will be nationwide, and travel is required.
Duties included but not limited to:
Reviews and evaluates requests for estimates
Prepares weekly bid calendar and ensures timely completion of estimates
Reviews estimates and revisions for completeness and accuracy
Maintains and improves precision database
Develops and maintains cost data, including labor and equipment rates, installation methods and production rates
Develops and maintains estimating procedures and guidelines
Prepares reports as needed
Sets departmental budget and goals for the year
Develops and maintains resource information on products, vendors, subcontractors, government requirements, etc.
Attends bid meetings, office meetings and regional meetings as required
Preparation of complete labor and material cost estimates
Close coordination with project management
Preparation of bills of material and other information for use by purchasing
Determines constructability requirements via field walk-downs with customer, subcontractor, and construction personnel
Compare various project documents for accuracy and consistency as well as data entry
Supervise and mentor junior to senior level estimators
Understand and comply with the Company's Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and other industry-specific professional and ethical conduct standards, if applicable
15 years or more of experience estimating new construction, maintenance and retrofit projects for various projects within the electrical construction industry
Able to read and understand civil, architectural, structural, mechanical, etc. plans and specifications to include blueprints, proposals and other documents as they relate to the electrical work
Knowledgeable with a wide variety of electrical materials and planning methods of installation
Prior experience with budget and department planning
Proficient with vendor review and analysis process
Proficient with Microsoft Office applications and Accubid estimating software
Degree in Electrical Engineering, Construction Management or related field preferred
Excellent analytical, organizational, verbal, written, and communication skills
Team player and able to work with various partners from start to finish
Weekly pay via direct deposit or pay card
Comprehensive benefits package
Medical, dental, & vision
$15 weekly premium for employee only & employee plus family coverage
Low deductibles and out-of-pocket maximums
Flexible spending accounts
Company-paid short and long-term disability
Company-paid life and accidental death & dismemberment
Supplemental life and accidental death & dismemberment
Critical illness & accident plans
Identity theft protection
Auto & homeowners
Generous 401(k) Plan
100% match up to 6%; immediate vesting
Annual profit-sharing potential
Paid time off
Tiered increases based on tenure with the company
Holidays (8 per year)
Sick time (as applicable)
Superior educational assistance program
Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
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