Electrical Estimator - Houston, TX in Houston at KENMOR ELECTRIC COMPANY

Date Posted: 5/4/2024

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Job Description

Are you looking for an opportunity to move your career forward with an established industry leader? Join our team at KenMor Electric Company! KenMor Electric Company is an electrical contractor with proven expertise on large-scale construction projects. Its management team guides clients through all phases of planning, design, construction and project management for commercial, industrial and institutional markets. KenMor's work ranges from office buildings and multiuse developments to stadiums, arenas, shopping centers, restaurants, hospitals and industrial plants.

Position Summary

Responsible for preparing and completing bid proposals and cost estimates for electrical projects. The Electrical Estimator controls the project costs by review of all construction documents related to the project for bid proposal delivery to the customer. This position reports to the Chief Estimator.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Review all construction documents including bid instructions and overall scope of work.
  • Solicit subcontractor and vendor quotes to ensure coverage on scope of work.
  • Distribute plans, specifications and addenda to subcontractors/vendors.
  • Participate in pre-and post-bid meetings and site visits as required.
  • Prepare estimates by performing a complete scope of work takeoff.
  • Review take-off and pricing on all self-performed work.
  • Review assigned subcontractor and vendor quotes for plan and specification compliance.
  • Prepare scope of work narrative and qualifications for review with Chief Estimator.
  • Assist in procurement of materials and equipment as required.
  • Familiar with the National Electric Code.
  • Obtain and review quotes against specifications.
  • Provide input on design deficiencies and potential cost savings.
  • Review turnover information with Project Manager/Field personnel.
  • Generate and track Pre-bid RFIs
  • Performs special projects and completes all other duties as assigned or requested for the general support of the organization.
  • Assist in maintaining and updating the Estimating Cost Database

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, related degree and/or equivalent work experience plus 2-6 years of work experience supporting similar key position responsibilities in the commercial electrical industry.
  • Electrical trade school, Licensed Journeyman or Master Electrician License, a plus but not required.
  • Knowledge in estimating software (Accubid/Trimble, Mcormick, ConEst, etc.)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization, as well as with customers and vendors.
  • Detail oriented with the ability to efficiently analyze and organize significant amounts of information regarding plan layouts, material deliveries and jobsite productivities.
  • Function effectively as part of a team and coordinate scope of work between trades (HVAC, Plumbing, Fire Protection & Alarm, etc.)

KenMor Electric Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Qualified candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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