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Electrical Assistant Estimator II

Electrical Construction – Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
Department Electrical Construction
Employment Type Regular Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Summary Description

Under the supervision of the estimating manager, performs various tasks necessary to evaluate bid requests and prepare bid estimates.

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

  • Reads and interprets blueprints and electrical drawings.
  • Performs take-offs of electrical components, branch circuits, feeders, raceways, dimensions, etc.
  • Estimates job man-hours.
  • Coordinates with Pre-Con Managers and attends pre-bid walkthroughs.
  • Prepares estimating questions and RFIs.
  • Prepares and types scopes of work and formal proposals for review.
  • Prepares final cost estimates based on takeoff for review.
  • Performs various mathematical computations used in the estimating process.
  • Operates estimating software.
  • Prices various electrical components.
  • Contacts electrical supply houses to obtain material prices.
  • Recommends improved methods of operation.
  • Keeps abreast of new developments and techniques in the electrical construction trade.

Job Qualifications 

Skills/Educational Requirements:

  •  High school education or equivalent, some higher education desirable but not necessary
  • Minimum of 5-years field experience in the electrical trade or 1-year construction estimating experience.
  • Good understanding of blueprints and electrical drawings
  • Ability to conceptualize finished jobs
  • Above average math skills
  • Working knowledge of National Electrical Code
  • Natural orientation to detail
  • Self-starter
  • Ability to meet deadlines

Physical Requirements:

  • Working 40 hours/week, scheduled in 8 hour shifts.
  • Sitting 6 to 8 hours/day.
  • Lifting weights of 0 to 30 lbs. from floor to above shoulders.
  • Repetitive use of hands for writing, typing, data entry, and filing.
  • Vision adequate for computer use and reading.
  • Hearing adequate for phone use.
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  • Location
    Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
  • Department
    Electrical Construction
  • Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
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