Chief Estimator

Job Location: 
Los Angeles, CA

Prepares estimates in support of the organization’s profitability and growth objectives.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Prepare project estimates which may involve performing take-offs, pricing, write-ups, RFIs.

Request quotations for subcontractor and vendor items.

Prepare timely and well-developed proposals.

Evaluate bid documents and material quotations.

Perform job walks.

Work autonomously throughout the preparation of an estimate.

Set up cost-loaded breakdowns and detailed project sorting.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:

7-10 years or more of progressively, responsible related training/experience in the commercial and/or public works electrical construction industry.

Knowledge of architecture and general engineering principles. This individual understands electrical and mechanical construction and has a command of means and methods in multiple sectors. Additionally, the individual can interpret specifications, schedules, and related project documentation autonomously.

General PC skills – MS Word, Excel, Outlook. This individual is able to prepare a presentable and accurate scope letter in addition to most other forms of business correspondence encountered in this work. Spreadsheet fluency is maintained as necessary for the position.

Experienced with Accubid estimating software. This individual has the ability to work with the software and create an accurate model of the work from start to finish. Setting up cost-loaded breakdowns and detailed project sorting are an expectation of this position.

Strong detail orientation, proficient, and rapid in takeoff.

Able to set labor units and material pricing in cases where there are no precedents. This individual has the experience, ability, and common sense to make a qualified guess at unknowns.

Develops relationships with clients at the functional staff level.

Recruiter Name: 
Dustin Kollman
Recruiter Phone: 
(262) 886-8000 ext. 214
Category: 
Construction

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