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Electrical Estimator

Company: B&I Contractors
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

ROLE SUMMARY: (This is a description of the roles general summary but not limited in scope to the entire roles duties) Estimating, Planning, organizing, Project Management, design assist and working closely with the Electrical Department Manager. ESSENTIAL DUTIES : ( Essential duties are those t a sks that are critical to the role but may not identify all tasks associated with role which may at any time be assigned by the immediate supervisor; f or details on performing the all d uties, please refer to the SOP at the end of this JD ) Effectively estimate projects with or without construction documents. Coordinate between departments to avoid pitfalls between specifications sections. Interpret specifications, blueprints and addendums. Have the ability to assist in the design of projects. Prepare and communicate requests for information to clarify project scope during estimating process. Evaluate most efficient methods of installation and material usage to minimize projected costs/bids. Use Estimation/Digital Takeoff estimating program or approved substitute program. Prepare competitive bids as required (bid forms, budgets, etc. ) to meet the projects needs. Make notes or clarifications on Contract/ field drawing to assist Electrical Department Manager, Superintendent and foreman with installation. Review with Electrical Superintendent job estimate and takeoff as to when to mobilize project, material and manpower requirements. Prepare material purchase orders and subcontracts after scoping out/negotiating with the different parties for the best pricing. Review with shipping/receiving as to project equipment needs and material deliveries. Conduct turnover meetings for contracted projects and provide budgetary information and defined scope to operations group. Attend pre-bid meetings as requested. Attend closeout meetings to review outcome of projects and compare estimate to actual costs. Establish and maintain working relationships with potential clients and designers. Attend organization meetings and like activities to promote business for the electrical/B&I. Lead total construction effort to ensure project is constructed in accordance with design specifications, budget, schedule, and company Core Values. Includes interfacing with and supporting client representatives, B&I departments, subcontractors, vendors, etc. Provide field employees with the necessary support to allow the project to be completed expeditiously. Establish job cost breakdowns and schedule of values to ensure positive cashflow of project. Review, update and approve all project billings monthly to ensure timely submission. Coordinate the completion and perform review of all submittal data, operation and maintenance manuals, shop drawings, and as-built drawings to ensure these are in accordance with the construction documents and schedule. Perform release and coordinate timely delivery of large equipment as required by project schedule and site logistics. Establish project manpower schedule, in collaboration with trade supervisors, to effectively execute project scope. Manage subcontractor scopes as required by the contract. Provide technical assistance for all project related scopes, i.e., engineering, interpretation of drawings, recommendation of construction methods and equipment, etc., as required. Initiate and maintain extra work estimating and timely issuance of change orders to ensure financial compensation. Conduct weekly on-site visits/inspections as required to ascertain productivity of trades, efficient use of materials and equipment, and contractual performance of the project. Monitor project costs and forecast future project costs monthly, utilizing labor production and trade feedback to ensure accuracy. Attend monthly cost review meeting with executive group to report status and budget adjustments as applicable. Distribute, follow up, and respond in writing to all punch list items in a timely manner. Update project meeting minutes weekly and provide project status reports during weekly staff meetings. Attend weekly project management meetings and provide input on those items directly related to department. The Electrical Department Manager may at any time add other responsibilities. M INIMUM REQUIREMENTS : (Minimum requirements are those concerned with the very minimal qualifications sought for the role to include education, experience, licenses, certificates, permits, etc., appropriate to the role) Ability to read and interpret blueprints, shop drawings and sketches. Full knowledge and understanding of all electrical products, equipment and installation procedures. Good communication and interpersonal skills Three ( 3 ) years previous Estimatin g. Healthcare experience SAFETY AWARENES : (B & I makes safety a priority for all roles. As such this role may contain certain PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) necessary and required in the performance of certain tasks. It is the responsibility of the incumbent in the role to ensure he/she has received all pertinent safety protective equipment, and commits to use of same when performing in the role). PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (The minimum requirements for the role are specified and are necessary to succeed in the roles application of tasks) Must be able to hear, and speak clearly with professional standard grammar; Must be able to walk, stand, sit, stoop, kneel, climb stairs, reach overhead, push, pull, lift and carry up to 50 lbs., must have dexterity of fingers (or mechanical substitutions). Employment Type: Full Time

Keywords: B&I Contractors, Fort Myers , Electrical Estimator, Professions , Fort Myers, Florida

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