JOB OPENING: Estimator
Dynalectric has been a recognized leader in the electrical industry for the past five decades, contributing to some of the most important and recognizable commercial and industrial projects in Southern California and nationwide. We provide a full-spectrum of services, from conceptual budgets and value-engineered options, to fast track, design/build, large pre-designed owner-occupied facilities and transportation systems. Dynalectric is an EMCOR Company. EMCOR Group is the world's largest provider of planning, consulting, mechanical and electrical construction facilities.
Job Title: Estimator
Reports to: Chief Estimator
Job Location & Hours: Los Alamitos Office, M-F 7:00 am to 4:00 pm
Estimator's work closely with the pre-construction group, division managers and project teams to produce accurate cost estimates. Estimates will be created for project procurement, internal budgets, design cost analysis and project scope changes. This position will require good communication skills as part of our business dealing with our clients and internally with our company personnel.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Function as lead and/or participating estimator
Develop budget estimates by performing accurate quantity take offs using plans and specifications, or conceptual information.
Review, interpret and accurately estimate the scope of work as described in the project documents.
Develop RFQ/RFP documents for the solicitation of subcontractor proposal and vendor bids or quotations.
Develop and nurture subcontractor/vendor and client relationships.
Evaluate project scope changes and prepare change order estimates.
Possess a good level of expertise in all phases of electrical and low voltage work.
Review schedule and constructability issues as they relate to project cost.
Prepare conceptual estimates from minimal design information.
Provide value engineering ideas and cost delta.
Lead page turn exercises during internal kick off meetings.
Prepare general conditions and terms for proposals.
Ensure flow of project information is maintained and documented.
Support senior management by providing needed take-offs, bid preparation, quote solicitations, etc.
Work and collaborate with Team Members throughout the company for specific project sector needs.
Minimum of 5 Years Electrical Estimating Experience
Electrical Industry experience (Preferred)
Desire to learn and improve Estimating Skills
Computer Knowledge of MS Word and Excel
Construction Project Experience
Experience with Accubid.
Experience with Live Count a plus.
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