Sr. Estimator (Electrical Industry) - Houston, TX in Houston, TX at KENMOR ELECTRIC COMPANY

Date Posted: 11/4/2021

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Houston, TX
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
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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.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Prepares accurate take-offs for assigned projects on all types of contracts ranging from small to large and quite complex in nature.
  • Manages and prepares completed estimates for assigned projects on all types of contracts ranging from small to large and quite complex in nature.
  • Gathers, calculates and compiles data for use in the bid proposal estimates for one or more areas.
  • Oversees the coordination of sub-trade bids and supplier quotes for labor, material and equipment to meet project specifications and budget requirements.
  • Prepares detailed project cost estimates and bids.
  • Oversees the review of historical data from purchase orders subcontracts, productivity analysis reports and man hour figures to ensure accuracy in bid process.
  • Reviews proposal specifications and drawings to determine scope of work.
  • Assists with maximizing profitability with a focus on long term growth without compromising safety or quality by monitoring cash flow, project margins, labor planning and spending while preparing a bid on a project.
  • Performs special projects and completes all other duties as assigned or requested for the general support of the field organization.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management or equivalent combination of technical training and related experience.
  • Minimum of five years of previous experience in estimating, cost control and/or engineering in a similar construction environment.
  • Experienced command of construction cost estimating software and Takeoff Systems.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of general and subcontract documents, drawings, and specifications, construction means, methods and materials.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook).

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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