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ELECTRICAL ESTIMATOR

Absolute Quality Communications LLC Phoenix ,AZ
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The Electrical Estimator provides a critical role in supporting the vision and mission of AQ Communications. The Electrical Estimator performs task involving the timely and accurate development of bids and proposals. This position includes oversight of the estimating process; including reviewing contract documents issues and requirements, pre-bidding meetings, travel to job locations to confirm project site conditions and evaluating contract specifications and scope definition on bid opportunities. The ideal candidate will have previous experience in estimating electrical and telecommunications. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Direct estimating to ensure timely and accurate estimates 

  • Complete electrical estimates for all assigned Plan-Spec and Design-Build projects, with emphasis on low-cost installation methods for small to medium size projects 

  • Fully read and comprehend Request for Proposals, Plans, Specifications, Design Analysis Reviews, and all other contract documents 

  • Request, collect, and review necessary supplier and subcontractor quotes. Have a full understanding of qualifications and exclusions before making a decision on low-cost/best value price to use. 

  • Manage quotation process with subcontractors and suppliers to verify pricing incorporates all scope items 

  • Identify and resolve deviations from the proposal, including scope and specifications  

  • Negotiate/estimate change-orders 

  • Manage relationships with subcontractors and vendors 

  • Prepare reports for management  

  • Allow enough time prior to deadline for a thorough review of estimate by self, peers, and supervision 

  • Make first contact with clients after submission of bid and follow-up to collect comparative analysis of our proposal 

  • Continuously collect and review material costs to assure all estimating platforms are updated with best prices. 

  • Update logs and continuously meet with supervisors to discuss challenges and opportunities 

  • Order Materials 

  • Travel up to 50% of time 

Qualifications  

  • Strong customer focus with excellent customer service skills  

  • Strong understanding of Electrical and Telecommunications Estimating 

  • Ability to read and interpret detailed prints and specifications for conceptual, lump sum or unit pricing and negotiate pricing as needed 

  • Ability to perform take-offs, compare unit pricing and solicit subcontractor pricing. 

  • Must be able to handle multiple bids per week and meet strict deadlines 

  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills 

  • Thorough and attentive to details, able to prioritize and multitask. 

  • Possess critical thinking and analytic skills to plan projects, assign necessary resources, optimize financial results, and minimize safety issues 

  • Working knowledge of hand and power tools plus test equipment 

  • Understanding of low voltage systems for screens and CCTV 

  • Able to perform without constant supervision and is task driven 

  • Ability to lift heavy equipment as needed up to 100lbs 

  • Must have strong work ethic, team spirit and willingness to go the extra mile 

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite/Office 365. Experience with computerized bidding software 

  • Possess a valid driver's license with good driving record 

  • No visible tattoos, facial or body piercings 

  • Able to pass Arizona state fingerprint background check is a positive, but not a requirement 

Education / Experience: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent 

  • Minimum 3 years' experience in electrical estimating 

Language Skills: Proficient in the English language. 

Physical Demands: The physical demands described are representative of the expectations of an employee to perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions of the job position. 

Company Description
AQ is a licensed electrical/low voltage contractor serving Arizona since 1995 with a complete offering of structured cabling services including
design/build, installation, and maintenance of communications infrastructures. From moves, adds and changes, to multi-building
campus environments and data centers. AQ is a one stop shop for low voltage communications such as AV, CCTV, Intercom, Access Control
Nurse Call, Wireless, Voice/Data, VoIP equipment and hosted VoIP services.

Absolute Quality Communications LLC

Why Work Here?

Successful family business with a fantastic reputation in the community looking to grow with the right people to join our family!

AQ is a licensed electrical/low voltage contractor serving Arizona since 1995 with a complete offering of structured cabling services including design/build, installation, and maintenance of communications infrastructures. From moves, adds and changes, to multi-building campus environments and data centers. AQ is a one stop shop for low voltage communications such as AV, CCTV, Intercom, Access Control Nurse Call, Wireless, Voice/Data, VoIP equipment and hosted VoIP services.

Address

6501 E Greenway PKWY
Phoenix, AZ
USA