• Estimator - Electrical

    System One Phoenix, AZ 85067

    Job #1768176004

  • Summary

    Primary focus is set on accurately forecasting the cost, size, and duration of a project with expertise in reading, math, and strategic planning. The Estimator develops the cost information that is needed to make informed decisions on the viability of a proposed new project. The Estimator provides market competitive estimates that align with organizational goals and objectives. The responsibility of this position is managing specialized work efficiently, with confidence and competence. The position requires above average attention to details and strong commitment to completing tasks on time. A somewhat faster-than-average pace will be the norm for this position. Detailed and specialized work is the major focus. The position will generally be task oriented and requires someone with a conservative, careful, and cautious approach to work.

    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for the management of all plan and specification estimating activities in a way that maximizes the total profitability of the entire company

    • Manage the pricing validation process for negotiated work and pricing of change proposals

    • Meet the strategic and operational goals in the department through collaboration with the Sr. Estimator and Operations Manager

    • Develop methods to supply data and information to other departments to maximize effectiveness

    • Effective bid leveling by reviewing subcontractor/vendor selection as well as scopes with Area Managers and others, as needed to ensure scope coverage for estimates

    • Assist in the negotiation of contracts and change proposals

    • Develop and maintain relationships with pre-construction staff and decision makers of current and prospective customers (owners and general contractors)

    • Consulting with Operations/BD Manager and Sr. VP on selection of jobs to bid

    • Review specifications, scopes and vendor/subcontractor proposals to ensure accurate scope coverage and bid leveling

    • Regularly consult with estimating team and manager during beginning stage of individual assignments to ensure strategy is being followed

    • Provide estimates for projects in the conceptual stage for others and as a bid captain

    • Develop and implement efficient communication methods to communicate with Business

    • Development and the Area Managers during the bidding phase to ensure timely completion of estimates

    • Update changes to material and labor factors used for bidding in estimating software

    • Communicate with appropriate management regarding potential unknown variables in an efficient manner

    • Responsible for reviewing estimates for potential jobs, and preparing change orders and cost estimates

    • Physical demands include long hours sitting, using a computer, standing, pulling/pushing, and walking

    • Job requires advanced computer proficiency and critical thinking abilities

    • Other duties, activities and responsibilities may vary and change as assigned

    Education and Experience

    • Bachelor's degree in construction management or engineering

    • Relevant work experience may substitute for the degree

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    System One, and its subsidiaries including Joulé, ALTA IT Services, CM Access, TPGS, and MOUNTAIN, LTD., are leaders in delivering workforce solutions and integrated services across North America. We help clients get work done more efficiently and economically, without compromising quality. System One not only serves as a valued partner for our clients, but we offer eligible full-time employees health and welfare benefits coverage options including medical, dental, vision, spending accounts, life insurance, voluntary plans, as well as participation in a 401(k) plan.

    System One is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, family care or medical leave status, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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