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Estimating Manager

Company: On Electric Group, Inc. (OEG) Department: Various
Location: San Jose, CA Hiring Manager: Gregory R Winn
Closing Date: 11/10/2017 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
On specific projects bid by Estimator, the following are their responsibilities:
• Manage a team of estimators for timely and accurate completion of electrical estimates – including mentor and training
• Prepare and present completed estimating packages to company executives and senior management
• Continuously follow up on all bid projects and accurately forecast future awards/probabilities
• Perform conceptual budgeting advice to clients and project managers based on historical data, past experiences, parametric estimating ratios and effectively communicate thought process
• Demonstrated experience in assessing project risks and requirements to determine projects to bid and strategic input to ensure competitive pricing
• Review prospective proposals and assist with the determination of merit considering resource availability
• Work with the team to maintain a positive relationship with key stakeholders including general contractors, clients, vendors and company personnel
• Meet with General Contractors and attend bid interviews as required
• Develop scope letters and assist with proposal preparation
• Perform estimating take offs on projects when needed
• Ability to read, interpret and estimate special systems such as fire alarm, security, telecom, Wi-Fi, etc.
• Preparation of complete labor and material take off and estimates for large capital electrical projects
• Prepare scopes of work and bills of material for pricing by suppliers and subcontractors
• Additional duties as assigned
• Experience with small and large electrical and special systems construction projects and/or estimates
• Collaborative attitude with an ability to build and manage effective relationships and department functions a professional manner
• Excellent communicator and ability to effectively manage the team and provide clear direction
• Accubid experience and ability to update and modify Accubid database, items and pricing
• Read and understand civil, architectural, structural, and mechanical plans and specifications as they relate to the electrical work
• Expert knowledge of electrical estimating to anticipate pricing issues and provide value engineering guidance
• Ability to incorporate the National Electrical Code, building codes, and OSHA requirements into estimates
• Desire to build relationships with key stakeholders involved with the estimating process and actively participates in industry, client, and community relations
• Knowledgeable in MS Office suite and ability to learn new software programs
• Able to do basic circuitry for power and lighting and layout on drawings
Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum 5 years’ experience estimating electrical construction projects. Advanced knowledge of assigned discipline, construction technology, estimating techniques and cost control.
Drug screen and background check required.

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