BESCO, a predominately Southeastern Electrical Contractor is seeking an experienced Substation Estimator who can manage multiple, complex electrical substation bids, in a faced paced environment. Immediate opening in our Knoxville, TN office.
- Estimating medium to large substation construction projects.
- Review and understand the scope, schedule and specifications of the project, and the contractual, and notice provisions of the contract.
- Attend and gather information from onsite pre-bid meetings and obtain the required training and background checks required to access to these facilities.
- Develop and implement bid strategies with participation of other project team members.
- Responsible for detailed and accurate quality takeoffs, proposals and bids.
- Responsible for subcontractor and vendor bid solicitations.
- Be able to accurately clarify and interpret subcontractor and vendor quotes and verify specifications and ensure owner requirements are being met.
- Identify critical items of the bid.
- Read and understand project specifications and construction drawings and be able to perform basic risk analysis.
- Submit and incorporate bid items into the estimating software.
- Facilitate bid review meetings where scope, schedule, specifications, risk potential and critical work characteristics are communicated and explained to the meeting attendees.
- Attend turn-over meeting formally handling over the project to the designated Project Manager.
QUALIFICATIONS FOR SUCCESS:
- 5+ years’ experience in substation construction and/or substation estimating
- Adept at multi-tasking in fast paced environment, able to plan, prioritize, and organize individual and group activities and processes
- Possess meticulous attention to detail
- Able to work independently and across multiple teams and levels within and outside of the organization and also take initiative on projects
- Some travel required
- Experienced in Microsoft Office Suite applications
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Job Type: Full-time
Full Benefits Available