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Electrical Construction Chief Estimator

Superior Skilled Trades Greenville ,SC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description


Superior Skilled Trades is seeking an Electrical Construction Chief Estimator for a Commercial and Industrial Division of a company where Safety is Priority One in Greenville, SC.  This is a direct hire opportunity.


·         Manage and administer department functions including operating budgets, staffing, wage reviews, work assignments, performance evaluations, etc. 

·         Prepares cost estimates for all aspects of commercial and industrial electrical construction and maintenance projects up to $15M utilizing construction plans and specifications in accordance with company estimating guidelines and related industry standards. 

·         Assist corporate and project management to determine what types of projects to bid, strategies, techniques, etc.

·         Prepares estimates by calculating complete takeoff of scope of work.

·         Negotiates with vendors to ensure quality and lowest cost possible on bid items.

·         Serves as front-line point-of-contact on behalf of company on bid days.

·         Coordinates total estimating effort relevant to particular bid / project as assigned.

·         Supports other department personnel as required; may include preparing estimates in other disciplines and assisting Project Managers with job start-up and change-order costs. 

·         Review all final estimate packages to ensure accuracy and completeness prior to formal quotation.


  • 10 or more years estimating or cost control and/or engineering experience in the commercial or industrial elect.
  • Four-year engineering degree or equivalent combinations of technical training and/or related experience.
  • Strong computer skills (EXCEL) and exceptional knowledge/experience utilizing complex project management software and construction estimating software.
  • Strong math, reading, organizational, and analytical/critical thinking skills.
  • Working knowledge of commercial or industrial building codes and related systems/controls. 
  • Excellent interpersonal relationship skills and written/verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to interpret computerized cost data and systems and reading/comprehending blueprints. 
  • Ability to work effectively as an estimating team member. 
  • Successfully pass pre-employment background check, and MVR check when responsibilities require operating motor vehicles, and drug-test as may be required per federal or client contract, or DOT policy. 

·         This company operates diverse business units across the United States, each focusing on distinct market segments and geographies, with some business units operating nationally.                                                                                                            


·         401(k) Retirement Plan with company discretionary match.

·         Flexible medical-dental-vision insurance, short-term/long-term disability insurance, basic life/AD&D insurance.

·         Highly competitive pay in addition to paid-time-off in the majority of business units. 

·         Vehicle and cell phone allowance.

·         10 days of Personal Time off (PTO) per year.

If relocation to Greenville, SC is necessary, relocation assistance will be provided.

SALARY:   $120,000 to $140,000 per year. Direct Hire.




Company Description
SST is a national skilled trade staffing provider.

Superior Skilled Trades

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Superior Skilled Trades is a national skilled trade staffing provider.


600 W. Washington St.
Greenville, SC