Estimator (Non-Exempt)

TD Garden Dulles , VA 20102

Posted 1 week ago

Dynalectric Washington DC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of EMCOR Group, Inc. EMCOR is the world's leading provider of mechanical and electrical construction and facilities services, including planning, consulting, and operations and maintenance. Dynalectric is a $250 million

  • firm and is ranked as one of the area's largest electrical contractors. The Dulles office of Dynalectric Company, which services Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia, was opened in 1965. Since then we have completed thousands of diverse projects in the Metropolitan Area with contracts on the largest projects exceeding $100 million. The Dulles office currently employs 110 office personnel and 1000 + field employees.

Job Title: Electrical Estimator

SUMMARY

Dynalectric is currently seeking an experienced Electrical Estimator. The successful candidate will be part of a production driven team, performing electrical estimations and bid proposals with a focus on Industrial, Commercial, Institutions and residential projects.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Include but not limited to the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Expert knowledge/understanding of all electrical work and materials required.

  • Understanding of the NEC National Electric Code

  • Receive assignments from Pre-Construction Manager/Chief Estimator and/or Senior Estimators to perform daily duties

  • Help train and assist less experienced estimating staff when and if necessary

  • Capable of accurately taking off multiple electrical systems and entering items into estimating program (Accubid). Systems to include but not to the following: (lighting, lighting control, dimming, devices, fire alarm, nurse call, A/V, modular wiring, grounding, , motor and equipment connections, generators, power distribution equipment, feeders, UPS, etc.

  • Must be familiar with industry manufacturers/vendors/Reps and be able to communicate sufficient information (specifications, quantities, sketches) to the vendor to ensure the receipt of accurate and competitive pricing. Maintains the communication throughout the bid preparation process and forwards any addendums to the vendor.

  • Managing multiple projects and deadlines with ability to prioritize and complete tasks

  • Review, interpret and accurately estimate the scope of assigned work as described in the project documents.

  • Must understand full the use of drawing symbols as they relate to various systems. i.e. fire alarm, lighting, Lighting control systems, switches, receptacles, motors, power distribution equipment etc.

  • Must be able to develop bid day vendor/subcontractor Bid Comparison Sheets for all major equipment/subcontract packages

  • Must be able to recognize/identify potential discrepancies and errors in documents and develop RFI questions for timely response. Any/all information of this type should be reviewed with the Chief Estimator/Supervisor for proper response and resolution.

  • Intermediate use capabilities of Accubid software or similar estimating system and the ability to input information is required. Must be able to move easily within the system and be experienced in the building of assemblies. Solicit and collect subcontractor and vendor bids or quotations.

  • Communicate with subcontractors/vendors

  • Review schedule and constructability issues

  • Ensure flow of project information is maintained and documented

  • Must be a team player who works well with all other employees in the department and participates actively in training.

  • Work and collaborate with Team Members throughout the company for specific project needs.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2-3 years of progressive estimating experience, or the equivalent of education and experience.

  • Experience reading construction drawings and specifications and identify missing elements

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Analyze technical information

  • Analyze market and trade trends

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

A degree in engineering, construction management, or related field, or 2-3 years of progressive experience in commercial electrical construction projects such as data center, hospital, office building, high rise, residential and governmental facilities. Successful completion of an electrical apprenticeship with electrical or master license is a plus.

COMPUTER SKILLS:

Direct experience with Microsoft Office Word and Excel applications.

Intermediate use capabilities of ACCUBID or related estimating software system.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

This position requires visiting customer offices, walking company job sites and entertaining customers in various environments.The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to twenty-five (25) pounds. Successful candidate must successfully complete a pre-employment background check and drug test.

We offer our employees a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package and are always looking for individuals with the talent and skills required to contribute to our continued growth and success.

Equal Opportunity Employer


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