Our Vision & Mission

Safely delivering excellence every day. This is a daily commitment at BESCO.

We strive to be the most dependable and trusted source for our customers' electrical, mechanical, and specialty contracting needs. We demonstrate excellence through our safety, capability, delivery, and craftsmanship, positively attributing to the communities in which we live.

Our Core Values:

  • Safety is our first priority.
  • Deliver the highest level in quality and craftsmanship.
  • Treat every team member and customer with respect.
  • Act with uncompromising integrity.
  • Challenge each other to get better.
  • Work with passion and pride.

Our Employees

BESCO has excelled since 1950 because of our people and their commitment to BESCO and our clients. As an organization, we believe it’s our responsibility to make that same commitment to them. Benefit packages, healthcare, advancement opportunities, highly-skilled training, and a resolute dedication to cultivating talent means the client obtains the best team available.

Our culture is one of safety, quality, and craftsmanship. We believe in investing in the people who embrace this culture and commit themselves to living these principles.


Welcome to BESCO! We are always looking for stellar candidates to join in our mission. We seek out individuals who share our passion for taking on and conquering the toughest challenges and reaping the rewards of success.

Review our open job postings. If you would like to apply for a specific position, please submit your resume through that listing. If you do not see an open position that aligns with your skills and experience, you can submit your resume at the bottom of this page, and we will keep it on file.

Job Postings

  • Electrical Estimator
  • Oak Ridge, TN
  • July 30, 2021

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. Immediate opening in our Oak Ridge, Tennessee Office.


  • 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.


  • 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.


Full benefits available

Job Type: Full-time


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Submitting a Resume

We hire for a wide range of positions at multiple locations throughout the Southeast region. To send your resume and ensure that it gets to the appropriate person please follow the link in the specific job listing. Your information will be directed to the human resource or hiring manager responsible for that job listing.

Submit your information through the link below ONLY IF YOU ARE NOT APPLYING FOR A SPECIFIC OPEN POSITION. 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 90 days in the event a position becomes available that aligns with your skills and experience.

We Value Teamwork

BESCO is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive environment where the individual differences among us, whether in terms of race, religion, color, age, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, physical challenge, marital or family status are:

  • understood, respected and appreciated,
  • recognized as a source of strength for the
    company, and
  • valued as qualities that enrich the environment
    in which we work.

Thank you for your interest in pursuing a career with BESCO.

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Corporate Headquarters

1800 N Central Street
Knoxville, TN 37917
Phone: 865.524.1851
Fax: 865.546.2104