ANDERSON HOWARD

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HEADQUARTERS

1791 Reynolds Ave.

Irvine, CA 92614-5711

P  949.250.4555

F  949.250.1918

 

LOS ANGELES

555 West 5th Street, 36th Floor

Los Angeles, CA 90013

P  714.222.3589

 

 

VENTURA

4478 Market Street, Suite 701 & 702

Ventura, CA 93003

P  714.640.9921

 

SAN DIEGO

1950 Cordell Court, Suite 109

El Cajon, CA 92020

P  619.592.8700

F  619.449.0690

 

 

HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday - Friday 8am To 5pm

 

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CAREER OPPORTUNITY

ELECTRICAL ESTIMATOR

 

Location:  Orange County (Irvine, CA)

# of openings:  1

Position: Full-time

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

 

SUMMARY

Electrical Estimator will be responsible for calculating the cost of electrical construction by reviewing and evaluating available documents and developing accurate, competitive, and profitable bid proposals for a variety of national electrical projects. Responsibilities include but, are not limited to:

 

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Review and evaluate project plans and specifications, bid documents, and other relevant project documents to identify what is needed for a project and to create a bid proposal.
  • Calculate the cost of electrical construction based on reviewing and evaluating available documents.
  • Analyze project for value engineering options while taking into account specific job conditions that may affect labor and material to be purchased and installed.
  • Identify any inconsistent issues, conflicts, and other problems in the bid documents.
  • Identify strategies to create bid advantages.
  • Anticipate potential problems and devise solutions pro-actively.
  • Prepare “RFI” questions.
  • Request material and equipment quotes from vendors and equipment suppliers.
  • Review quotes to confirm adherence to quote requests and accuracy of quotes received.
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with vendors.
  • Prepare bid documents including specific scope letter for each project, “Blue Sheets” and “Evaluations” with adjustments for buy-outs, labor rate, productivity, etc.
  • Assist in preparing budget pricing.
  • Attend estimating/sales meetings, and project meetings to discuss bid status, and present/resolve issues.
  • May perform job walks to ensure that any field conditions have been observed that may affect the construction, may impact the prospective bid, and/or may impact the pre-construction designs and the build services.
  • Keep Company management, project management, clients, general contractors, and all others involved in projects current on bid progress.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree or comparable experience in the electrical industry.
  • Microsoft Office Suite proficiency and experience with estimating software.

 

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