Electrical Estimator (BB-737BC)
Found in: Talent CA
Description:ResponsibilitiesConducting a thorough review of specifications and drawings.Developing thorough material take-offs and labour take-offs.Coordinating price packages with suppliers, subcontractors, owners, designers and architects regarding tenders/bid requests.Review of the estimate with the Project Manager(s), Service Managers and/or Foreman to ensure all in agreement with labour, material, equipment and subcontracting costs.Preparing tenders by quantifying, organizing and tabulating all material, equipment, labour, and subcontract costs needed to complete the project.Liaise with Procurement to assist in the obtaining pricing on aspects of the estimateParticipating in site review, tender review, tender hand-off, project closing and operational/sector meetings with the Regional Manager, Project Manager, Service Manager and Purchasing when and where required.Provide guidance on opportunities that come in, on viability, possibility of winning, possibility of extras, possible risks, etc. to help guide the team on the best prospects to chase.Prepare risk review for the PM and/or SM to assist in the collaborative review of the prepared estimate.Providing assistance to the sales force in developing proposals may be required.Review tender closing documents and obtain signed/sealed, bonding/insurance certificates, etc.Track all bids, proposals in excel sheet and submit to Project Admin for entry into the CRM Tool.Utilize estimating software in the estimating function. Work to enhance it, streamline, improve, etc. with the software provider in its functioning for Ainsworth.QualificationsMinimum 5 years estimating experience in a trade background or degree/diploma in electrical engineering or technology.Experience producing design build proposals / estimates.Proficiency with ACU-BID (estimation software).Trade Certificate would be a great asset.Excellent analytical and organizational skills.Ability to communicate effectively both written and verbal, is essential.Proven ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet strict deadlines.
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