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Sr. Estimator

Company: Huen Electric
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

About the Role: The Sr Estimator is an integral part of the electrical construction process and ensures competitiveness, profitability, and growth while assisting with maintaining and growing relationships with internal and external customers and clients The Sr Estimator is responsible for preparing complete cost estimates & budgets as well as responses to Requests for Proposals (RFO's) for commercial and industrial electrical construction projects. Another key responsibility is the mentoring and training of Estimators and Estimator Trainees. Company Overview Huen Electric, Inc., a subsidiary of MYR Group Inc, is a leading electrical construction firm with offices in Illinois, New Jersey, and New York. Established in 1983, Huen Electric has earned a reputation as a dynamic, proactive, and resourceful electrical contractor. Huen Electric has extensive experience completing successful electrical construction projects and telecommunications for general contractors, commercial and industrial facility owners, local governments, and developers. Huen Electric also provides design/assist expertise, from the preparation of cost estimates and controls to value engineering and preconstruction planning. Essential Functions

  • Prepare complete labor and material cost estimates
    • Outline and prepare responses to RFP's and RFQ's
    • Follow company Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) for Estimating
    • Help maintain and develop estimating database
    • Develop relationships with clients
    • Assist other members of the Estimating team with cost estimates and bid package preparation
    • Review and evaluate Estimating staff performance
    • Coordinate with Project Management
    • Prepare bills of material and other information for use by Purchasing
    • Determine constructability requirements via field walk-downs with customer, subcontractor, and construction personnel
    • Compare various project documents for accuracy and consistency as well as data entry
    • Perform field take-offs/evaluations for estimate preparation
    • Participate in estimate review process with internal and external stake holders
    • Assist construction personnel throughout the project lifecycle in tracking and understanding of cost estimates
    • Prepare and submit change orders
    • Follow-up at the end of projects to close any loops in the estimating process to include invoicing and cost tracking
    • Essential functions of this position are to be performed in a Company-designated office or field location
    • Other duties as assigned
    • Regular and predictable attendance
    • Essential functions of this position are to be performed at a Company-designated office or field location
    • Understand and comply with the Company's Code of Business Conduct and Ethics Policy and other industry-specific professional and ethical standards, if applicable About You: Qualifications
      • Minimum 5 years of electrical construction estimating experience
      • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management or similar field; combination of relevant education and experience considered in lieu of degreeKnowledge/Skills/Abilities
        • Working knowledge of local electrical codes
        • Proven ability to read and understand civil, architectural, structural, mechanical, etc. plans and specifications to include blueprints, proposals and other relevant documents
        • Working knowledge of electrical materials and methods of installation
        • General knowledge of engineered material costs
        • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications, Bluebeam, Accubid and/or other estimating software
        • Excellent analytical, organizational, verbal, written, and communication skills
        • Team player mentality
        • Self-driven with the ability to stay on-task for extended periods of time while working independently What We Offer: Compensation & Benefits
          • Salary commensurate with experience with weekly pay.
          • Medical, Vision, Dental, Regenexx, Hearing Care, Teledoc, Prescriptions (Low deductibles and out-of-pocket maximums).
          • ThrivePass Health & Wellness Reimbursement Program - $250 quarterly, $1,000 annually for health and wellbeing-related purchases.
          • Annual Paid Time Off starting at 15 days plus 10 paid Holidays (our Cultural Celebration Day is a floating holiday).
          • Generous 401(k) Plan with 50% match up to 6%; immediate vesting, and Annual profit-sharing potential.
          • Superior educational assistance program (support for educational costs, internal training, and more!).
          • Company-paid short and long-term disability, life, and accidental death & dismemberment.
          • Company-paid business travel accident insurance.
          • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP).
          • Various voluntary plans available including supplemental vision, accident and critical illness, ID theft, group legal, group auto & home, and additional voluntary life insurance plans for employee and dependents. Position may be subject to pre-employment screening, which may include background check and drug testing. Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process, contact our Employment Hotline at 1-. MYR Group, Inc. and our subsidiaries are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers. We promote diversity of thought, culture, and background, which connects our family of brands. We are committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals and in which personnel processes are merit-based and applied without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, military service status, or other protected characteristics. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. MYR Group does not sponsor applicants for work visas. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer. MYR Group, Inc. and our subsidiaries do not work with any third-party recruiters or agencies without a valid signed agreement and partnership with the Corporate Talent Acquisition Team. Appcast: LinkedIn Workplace:

Keywords: Huen Electric, Downers Grove , Sr. Estimator, Professions , Downers Grove, Illinois

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