Estimator, Senior

Downers Grove, Illinois

Posted in Building and Construction

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Job Info

Gibson Electric Co., Inc. ("Gibson") provides a wide range of commercial electrical construction, maintenance, repair and retrofit, voice/data, and network and structured cabling service within the Chicago metropolitan area of Illinois.

Our breadth of electrical and telecommunications services can meet the needs of customers no matter what market segment they are involved in-with special attention paid to completing projects on time and on budget.

From mission critical and sustainability projects to riser management, prefabrication, and more Gibson Electric's proven expertise, ISO 9001:2015 certification, comprehensive CAD department, pre-construction division, RCDD-qualified network designers, and Building Industry Consulting Service International- (BICSI) certified installers help ensure clients get first-rate service.

Notably, we are the only Chicagoland electrical contractor to be ISO 9001:2015 certified.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Review and incorporate historical data from purchase orders, subcontracts, productivity analysis reports, etc. into unit and man-hour figures.
  • Review proposal specifications, drawings, attend pre-bid meetings, etc. to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate.
  • Provide complete conceptual (or bid work) and final estimating input on complex projects.
  • Provide technical support to personnel preparing discipline estimates for assigned bids.
  • Ensure all working documents and data are maintained to back-up estimate figures.
  • Assist during preparation of inquires and final evaluation of submitted bid as required.
  • Track awarded contracts as required - may include estimating/pricing extra work items, change orders, credit; procuring materials, etc.
  • Participate in presentations to corporate management and clients.
  • Maintain regular communication with subsidiary executive management.
  • Participate in special projects as needed.
Job Specifications
  • Four-year engineering degree or the equivalent combinations of technical training and/or related experience. Five to eight years estimating cost control, and/or engineering experience (at least 4 years estimating experience) in similar facility construction.
  • Thorough knowledge of company procedures, estimating techniques, all engineering disciplines, cost control systems and accounts required. Ability to estimate all types of project/contracts plus ability to coordinate and supervise group work effort essential.
  • Must have the ability to prepare complex proposals with minimum supervision. Incumbent has profit/loss responsibility to the company.
  • Knowledge of CONEST and Construct Connect estimating software or ability to learn required.
  • Working knowledge of construction contract language required.
  • Working knowledge of electrical design, estimate packages, and implementation required.
  • Demonstrated ability to read and interpret electrical drawings required.
  • Thorough understanding and application of industry practices, processes, standards, and their impact on project activities required.
  • Superior communications and interpersonal skills required.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications required.
  • Working knowledge or the ability to learn Outlook electronic mail.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and perform against accelerated deadlines required.
Accountability and Measurement
  • Partner with management and others in the department to ensure accurate estimates are produced. Profit and loss responsibility to the company.
We offer our employees a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package and are always looking for individuals with the talent and skills required to contribute to our continued growth and success. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

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