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Pike Corporation BESS Estimator in Dallas, Texas

Position Summary: The BESS Estimator will create project cost/profit estimations for project bids, serve as a resource to project teams regarding scopes of work for vendors/subcontractors, and clarify bid assumptions, methods, schedule, etc., as required.

Successful Electrical Cost Estimators are disciplined and adept to working in a fast paced, deadline-oriented environment. There must be a strong sense of team play while possessing a high level of personal initiative and self-reliance.

Essential Functions:

  • Reviews and gains a thorough understanding of RFP Docs & Develop detailed cost proposals.

  • Responsible for electrical takeoffs and generation of electrical construction estimate.

  • Responsible for creating sub-contractor bid packages for any non-self-performed scope. Followed up by review of pricing and determining best offer.

  • Responsible for aggregating all bid inputs and creating estimate to breakout into clients SOV or bid forms.

  • Primarily responsible for material procurement communications (quote requests), and supplier coordination.

  • Works with the rest of the proposal team to ensure that all deliverables are generated and submitted within specified deadlines.

  • Communicates regularly with internal company SMEs for questions regarding assumptions or areas requiring clarification throughout the proposal process.

  • Primarily responsible for the generation of Assumptions/Inclusion and Exclusions and/or draft proposal language.

  • Ensures accuracy, completeness, and competitiveness of cost estimate.

  • Collaborates with the Project Manager for project handoff and debrief inputs/deliverables.

  • Works with Project Manager to review received contracts for accuracy of scope and price to RFP documents and estimate.

Typical Work Types

  • Utility Scale Battery Energy Storage

  • Industrial Electrical

  • EM Power Systems

  • Substation Construction

  • Medium Voltage Construction (OH & UG)

  • Interior Commercial Electric (A Plus but not required)

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or general education degree required

  • Required - 5+ Years of relevant experience as a commercial electrical estimator. Experience with Utility scale project estimating preferred.

  • Preferred - Electrical Engineering education, technical or academic

  • Preferred - 10+ Years of relevant experience as a commercial electrical estimator

  • Use of Take-off software & Estimating programs preferably Accubid or equivalent.

  • Electrical Construction knowledge

  • Excellent Written and Verbal Communication skills are a must.

  • Strong Organizational and Interpersonal skills

  • High Proficiency level with computer navigation and applications such as Adobe Acrobat Pro or similar PDF editing apps, Microsoft Office 365; Word, Excel, SharePoint, PowerPoint, Teams, Outlook

  • Detailed Construction Take-off abilities


  • Task Oriented

  • Extremely Detail Oriented

  • Self-Motivated

  • Reliable

  • Must be able to follow all Company safety rules and policies

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle and feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work). The employee may be subject to one or more of the following atmospheric conditions that affect the respiratory system of the skin: fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases, or poor ventilation.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may also be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee may occasionally be exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at construction job sites. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud.

EOE /Minorities / Females / Vet Disabled

Pike is a Non-union Company

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization

About Us

Founded in 1945, Pike is a leading provider of construction, repair and engineering services for electric and gas utilities, as well as telecommunications companies with a growing portfolio of turnkey renewable projects. We work with hundreds of utility clients across the country, and we continuously expand our offerings to supply our customers with the ideas, technology, experience, manpower and equipment to perform any job.

“Essential” is the one word that sums up who we are, the work we do and what our people mean to us. Each of our employees plays a critical role in ensuring that infrastructure systems are up and running when people and businesses need them.

Pike is a family-oriented workplace with a strong culture of safety, collaboration, innovation and exceptional customer service.

Requisition ID: 23005825