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Vector Force Development Senior Electrical TD Estimator in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania

Senior Electrical TD Estimator King of Prussia, PA 19406

Job description

Senior Electrical Aerial & Underground T&D Estimator

We are seeking a qualified construction estimator with experience in the Electrical outside utility industry. Primary responsibilities include timely and accurate development of bids and proposals for the management and construction of Aerial / Underground civil / Electrical T&D and substation installations. Typical projects include Aerial / Underground T&D and substation projects, relocation and replacement projects in the public ROW’s and private easements. The successful applicant will possess practical field knowledge of the methods related to this type of work including open excavation, Electrical T&D, & Substation work.

What Do You Offer Us?

  • Review work requirements with local operations management.

  • Research and define cost elements related to project construction including labor, equipment, materials, and subcontractors.

  • Identify risks and develop project contingencies.

  • Prepare written proposal outlining clarifications, exceptions and assumptions.

  • Present final draft to upper management for final determination and risk assessment.

  • Submit approved final bid to customer by stated due date.

  • Serve as business development representative/contact person with customers and vendors.

  • Collaborate with Business Development team for large customer engagements.

  • Maintain open lines of communication with existing customers.

  • Actively pursue future customers/additional work and follow up on potential leads.

  • Support other regional business units by following leads as assigned.

  • Notate essential topics of discussion at the meeting.

  • Attain a thorough understanding of the scope of work including desired construction methods, project timelines and customer expectations.

  • Ask project related questions and record customer response.

  • Visit job location to assess site conditions and assess constructability.

  • Provide job related documentation to field operations, project management staff and back office/administrative staff as needed.

  • Participate in contract pre-planning meetings.

  • Assist in preparing and submitting project/contract deliverables to the customer as required by the contract and internal requirements.

  • Proactively identify known or anticipated construction problems and suggest solutions to minimize cost and mitigate risk.

  • Assist field personnel in developing and/or recommending change orders as needed.

  • Negotiate positive resolutions with customer on any disputes that may arise.

  • Maintain files as back-up for estimate figures.

What is Required?

· Bachelor’s degree and 5 years’ experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or related field preferred.

  • Expert in MS Office Applications: MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point

  • Experience with B2W Estimate Software

  • Expert organizer (notes, files, documents, etc.)

  • Proficient in Technical Writing/Correspondence

  • Proficient in reading prints and performing quantity and material takeoffs.

  • Ability to work independently on assigned tasks with minimum guidance.

  • Teamwork

  • Self-motivated

  • Thorough and effective communication

  • Applying Technology

  • Productivity

  • Openness to Change

  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships.

  • Travel

This position is subject to the Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) drug & alcohol testing regulations as outlined in 49 CFR Part 382 and/or 49 CFR Part 199.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $125,000.00 - $150,000.00 per year

Equal Opportunity Employer : Vector Talent Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences. We are committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in our workplace.

Reasonable Accommodation: At Vector Talent Solutions, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that all applicants have the opportunity to apply. If you require reasonable accommodation to complete the application process, please contact HR@vectorfd.com .

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

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