Company: CTI Education Group
Posted on: February 23, 2021
SUMMARY:-- The SR. Estimator accurately estimate the cost, time,
materials, labor, and equipment required for a construction
project. They perform cost analyses, determine the duration of a
project, procure vendors and subcontractors, and ensure that
resources are managed and deadlines are met for electrical
ESSENTIAL 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 considering
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.
--- Prepares or oversees the development or completion of detailed
scope documents, RFPs, RFIs, quotes, and estimates.
--- Identify strategies to create bid advantages.
--- Anticipate potential problems and devise solutions
--- Prepare "RFI" questions.
--- Request material and equipment quotes from vendors and
--- Reviews quotes to confirm adherence to quote requests and
accuracy of quotes received.
--- Develops and maintains a positive relationship with vendors and
--- Prepares 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.
--- Manages preconstruction activities during the design phase on
design-build & design-assist projects.
--- Assist on turnover meetings to operations team upon award of a
--- Assist in project pursuits and interviews as needed.
--- Keeps Company management, project management, clients, general
contractors, and all others involved in projects current on bid
--- Maintain relationships with clients and follow up regularly on
bid proposals submitted and project leads. REQUIREMENTS: --- 8+
years of electrical estimating experience for commercial and
--- Accustomed to estimating for projects valued at $5 million and
--- Advanced skills MS Office.
--- Excellent time management and organizational skills.
--- Experience utilizing Accubid and Accubid LiveCount is
--- Prior experience estimating multi-million electrical projects
in the industrial/commercial industry.
--- Design/build experience required.
--- Must be accurate, possess attention to detail and be proactive
in pointing out potential issues.
--- Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: --- The physical demands described here are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
--- This is largely a sedentary role; however, this role may
require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or
stand to complete other administrative functions.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT: --- This role operates in a professional
office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment
such as computers, phones, photocopiers, etc.
The information contained in the job description is for compliance
with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an
exhaustive list of duties performed by this position. Additional
duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this
position and additional duties may be assigned by the Supervisor or
Keywords: CTI Education Group, Austin , Senior Estimator, Professions , Austin, Texas
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