Michels Corp Estimating Manager – Electrical Transmission and Distribution Lines in Tumwater, Washington

Estimating Manager – Electrical Transmission and Distribution Lines

Location: Tumwater, WA

Division: Michels Power

Employment duration: Full time

Employee Referral Bonus: Tier 1


Think you have what it takes to strengthen our nation’s power grid? We know we do! Michels is one of the largest, most sought-after power delivery contractors in the United States. We do it all – from building transmission lines and substations, to distribution networks and inside wiring. We also restore power after natural disasters strike. Our work improves lives. Find out how a career at Michels can change yours.

As an Estimating Manager, your key responsibility will be to manage a regional estimating staff and assign bids to estimators. This position will also review and prepare job estimates and bids, develop job schedules and forecasts, and complete take-offs and site reviews. You will work closely with the Project Management team to ensure customer needs are being met and jobs are being awarded.

Why Michels?

  • We are consistently ranked among the top 10% of Engineering News-Record’s Top 400 Contractors

  • Our steady, strategic growth revolves around a commitment to quality

  • We are family owned and operated

  • We invest an average of $5,000 per employee on training each year

  • We reward hard work and dedication with limitless opportunities

  • We believe it is everyone’s responsibility to promote safety, regardless of job titles.

Why you?

  • You thrive in fast-paced environments under tight deadlines

  • You relish new challenges and evolving technology

  • You enjoy collaborating and communicating with your teammates

  • You like to know your efforts are noticed and appreciated

  • You lead by example and serve as a mentor to others

  • You are forward thinking, performance driven and quality focused

What it takes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Electrical Engineering or related field (equivalent years of related experience also acceptable)

  • 8+ years of related experience and/or training (Utility construction experience preferred)

  • Project Management experience (desired)

  • Negotiating and contract review experience

  • Solid Microsoft Office Suite and estimating software skills

  • A valid driver license for the type(s) of vehicles you may be drivingandan acceptable driving record

  • Travel