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Project Estimator

Location: Oak Ridge, Tennessee

BESCO, a predominate Southeast Electrical Contractor, is seeking an experienced Estimator to perform quantitative take-off utilizing latest technology in compiling a bid proposal on complex Electrical Commercial/Industrial projects.

Responsibilities

  • Attend turn-over meeting formally handling over the project to the designated Project Manager.
  • Review and understand the scope, contractual, and notice provisions of the contract.
  • Responsible for detailed and accurate quality takeoffs, proposals and bids.
  • Responsible for subcontractor and vendor bid solicitations.
  • Develop and implement bid strategies.
  • Attend and gather information from onsite pre-bid meetings and obtain the required training and background checks required to access to these facilities.
  • Be able to accurately clarify and interpret subcontractor and vendor quotes and verify specifications and ensure owner requirements are being met.
  • Facilitate bid review meetings.
  • 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.
  • Calmly and constructively manage disagreements, conflicts, and crises as required.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED is required.
  • Degree in Business and/or Management is preferred.
  • 5+ years’ experience in a related field.
  • Must have experience utilizing ACCUBID.
  • Must be able to be badged at government facilities with secrete security clearance. (i.e. Q Clearance)
  • Advanced skills with Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Adept at multi-tasking in fast paced environment, able to plan, prioritize, and organize individual and group activities and processes.
  • Able to work independently and across multiple teams and levels within and outside of the organization and also take initiative on projects.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Additional Information

  • Full benefits available
  • Job Type: Full-time

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Due to the high volume of job applicants, we are unable to respond to all candidates, but we will keep your resume on file for up to 12 months in the event a position becomes available that aligns with your skills and experience.