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Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation Associate Estimating Supervisor in Fishkill, New York

Benefits :

  • Competitive compensation

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with substantial company match

  • Life and Travel Insurance

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Wellness Reimbursement Program

  • Paid Holidays and Vacation

What is an Associate Estimating Supervisor?

This role is within the New Business – Estimating group. The Associate Estimating Supervisor is responsible for managing cost engineering and design of electric and gas distribution projects to support safe operation and maintenance of the Central Hudson distribution system.

What does an Associate Estimating Supervisor do?

  • Plans, schedules, coordinates, supervises and monitors work assignments of the District Estimators and contract estimators

  • Supervises the preparation of construction plans, specifications, estimates and work orders for the construction, extension, reinforcement, relocation, retirement and maintenance of gas and electric distribution facilities in the assigned area of responsibility

  • Complies with all applicable laws, codes, construction standards, permits, right of ways, ethics, environmental regulations and gas operation and maintenance (O & M) procedures in the preparation of work and service orders

  • Planning, negotiation, business case cost-benefit analysis, and management of projects from inception to completion

  • Utilizes the contacts to provide timely and cost effective service to customers to foster the highest levels of customer satisfaction and productivity

  • Provides consistent, comprehensive training programs for Estimators in progression and promote the corporate safety training initiatives

  • Works individually or with a team, interfacing with developers, contractors, engineers, customers, and internal work groups to plan, design and direct construction of residential gas and URD projects

  • Provides appropriate oversight and control in assigned area of responsibility through appropriate use of company assets including controlling of costs, direct and indirect leadership, development of employees as assigned and fulfillment of organizational and personal goals and objectives

  • Responsible for supervisor on call duties, after hours emergency response wires down coordination and acts on behalf of other Company supervisors as assigned

  • Investigates and resolves complaints

  • Explains electric and natural gas rate tariff information, NESC, NEC, CH Gas / Electric construction standards and DOT permit rules

  • Interfaces with DOT engineers, consultants and contractors in order to plan, design and schedule utility relocation projects

  • Supports storm/emergency restoration efforts

What does it take to be an Associate Estimating Supervisor?


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Accounting, Business or a related field and 1 year of relevant experience. In lieu of Bachelor’s Degree, an Associate’s Degree (in the aforementioned fields) and 3 years of relevant experience will be considered

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and the ability to learn new computer software programs quickly

  • Excellent analytical and evaluation skills

  • Ability to effectively communicate with customers, property owners, local officials and employees

  • Must demonstrate a high energy level, promote a positive work ethic, and have a positive customer service approach

  • Ability to analyze operational performance and make recommendations to implement systemic productivity improvements and have the ability to manage multiple projects and priorities

  • Self-motivated with an ability to demonstrate initiative and possess strong decision-making and critical thinking skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with an ability to satisfy customer requests with tact, diplomacy and negotiating skills

  • Strong organization skills and the ability to multi-task while scheduling, planning and working on multiple projects through to completion

  • Valid driver’s license

Preferred :

  • Previous experience in project management, customer service, or similar

  • Knowledge of CAD, ESRI GIS applications

  • Supervisory experience

Applications will be accepted until May 17, 2024 .

This position has a career path which allows for advancement opportunities within a job series. The title and level are commensurate with experience.

Pay range: $96,600- $144,900

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Applications sent via e-mail and US Mail will not be accepted. No phone calls or agencies, please. All replies will be held in strict confidence.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation takes affirmative action in support of its policy to employ and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


Look to Central Hudson for an environment that fosters teamwork, safety awareness and impeccable customer service. We are committed to educational development, employee satisfaction and a diverse workforce. We also have a strong belief in and long history of promoting from within. Our employees enjoy numerous opportunities for transition and growth throughout their careers.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including competitive compensation, health benefits, 401K plan with substantial company match, tuition assistance, wellness reimbursement, life insurance, and paid holidays and vacation.