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Vector Force Development Electrical Estimator in Westminster, Colorado

Electrical Estimator Westminster, CO 80035

Electrical Construction Estimator


Our client is seeking a construction estimator for the electric utility industry. Primary responsibilities include timely and accurate development of bids and proposals for the management and construction of electric utility distribution and transmission systems and substations. Typical projects include electric system installation, relocation and replacement projects in the public right-of-ways and private easements. The successful applicant should possess practical field knowledge of the methods related to this type of work, as well as excellent communication and organization skills.

Essential Functions:

-Focus with be on Commercial & Industrial Electric, High Voltage Distribution, Gas Transmission/Midstream Electric & Instrumentation, and EV Charging Stations

Build and submit estimates (bids):

· Review RFP packages provided by customer

· 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.

Attend customer scheduled pre-bid meetings:

· 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.

Project Management/Post-award follow-up:

· 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 InfraSource 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.

Minimum Qualifications:

Core Competencies:

· Teamwork

· Self-motivated

· Thorough and effective communication

· Applying Technology

· Productivity

· Openness to Change

· Ability to develop and maintain relationships

· Occasional Travel

Technical Skills:

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

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

· Proficient in Technical Writing/Correspondence

· Ability to work independently on assigned tasks with minimum guidance


A four-year degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or Engineering preferred.

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.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.


Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

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