Electrical Estimator Jobs

Overview of Electrical Estimator Jobs


The career of an electrical estimator falls within the broader category of cost estimators. This more specialized position focuses on collecting data and making appropriate analyses to project the time, financing and labor required for completion of the electrical portion of a given project. These considerations factor greatly into planning a project, bidding for a job and managing a production site.

Work areas range from construction sites to manufacturing settings, and the prospective electrical estimator can expect to balance work time between an office environment and actual job settings, excellent for the individual who enjoys variety in the workplace. Electrical cost estimation is well suited to those who are organized and who enjoy working with numbers and details.

Electrical Estimator Education


In most cases, an electrical estimator job will require at least a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering. However, certification programs in cost estimating are available at some post-secondary institutions, and associate degrees in electrical technology provide additional options to prepare for the profession. In some cases, an employer will consider a candidate for an electrical estimator position based on experience without requiring a degree in the field. A construction management degree may also serve as preparation for electrical estimating. An electrician interested in transitioning to a career in electrical estimation may also be able to find resources offered through local union apprenticeship and continuing education programs.

Electrical Estimator Job Market


In 2012, approximately 202,200 individuals in the United States were employed as cost estimators, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The expected growth in the profession is expected to be approximately 26 percent by 2022, promising some of the greatest increases in the construction industry. It is important to recognize that electrical estimator jobs can be impacted by economic conditions and construction trends.

Salaries for Electrical Estimators


The Bureau of Labor Statistics states that the median income for a cost estimator in 2012 was $58,860. Those employed in the field earning at top levels exceeded salaries of $96,670 while salaries in the lowest 10 percent were less than $34,520.
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Growing electrical manufacturing and installation company is seeking an experience Bid Estimator specifically within the power distribution industry. Prepares detailed take-off of electrical materials, equipment and labor based on accurate reading of blueprints and related documents. Manage and coordinate bid schedule with Project Managers and estimating department. Represents the Company at pre-b...
Company Confidential TOLEDO, OH, 43607
ELECTRICAL ESTIMATOR-PM For Toledo area commercial/industrial contractor. Requires experience. Send resume to *****...
One of the top electrical contractors in the state of PA is searching for an Datacom Project Manager/ Estimator in the MD area who is looking for a long term career as a construction professional. This person should have the enthusiasm and energy to manage diverse and complex industrial and commercial projects. Looking for someone who is experienced in automation data communications. Responsibilit...
An outstanding, full-time job opportunity is available for a seasoned Electrical Estimator to join an extremely well-established, cutting-edge construction organization. This is a terrific position that would receive a lucrative base salary, excellent benefits package including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, and other outstanding perks. This is an employee-oriented company that of...
Electrical Estimator with commercial projects experience is needed for an Electrical Contractor and design/build firm in southeast Maine, Portland area. Must have experience with Accu-Bid software. Local candidates preferred. Some relocation assistance is available to candidates in the New England area and Northeast USA. Competitive annual salary and benefits offered. Responsibilities for the Esti...
Are you an experienced High Voltage Estimator interested in a new opportunity? Due to growth in the organization, our client is hiring for an experienced professional to perform responsibilities as an Electrical Construction Contractor. This is a Full-Time permanent opportunity offering competitive salary, benefits, profit sharing, company vehicle, work/life balance and more! Responsibilities incl...
Company Confidential Southampton, NY, 11968
Well established (20+ years in business), growing electrical company on east end of long island looking for a hard working, self motivated individual for the estimating dept. Must have electrical knowledge and estimating experience. Must be organized, have good follow-up, written and communication skills. Multi-task. Follow office procedures. Knowledge in Word, Excel, Outlook, ConEst, Adobe, a plu...
Job Details: Large Union Electrical Contractor seeks Electrical Estimator that is actively engaged in estimating of large commercial and industrial projects. An Estimator who is computer literate who can quantify takeoffs through a digitizer using a propriatary software system. Autocad a plus! Large multi-million dollar type project experience a plus as well! Call Dan Gallagher at 484 567 2084 or...
Estimator / Project Manager - Construction, Amenitek, Inc Job Description Summary As a member of our project management team, this individual will oversee all aspects of assigned electrical/communications residential and commercial projects (small service to $2M) through ongoing collaboration with the owner/managers, general contractors, subcontractors, engineers, field personnel and office suppor...
Senior Electrical Estimator-WD30006219 Johnson Controls is a global multi-industrial company with core businesses in the automotive, building and energy storage industries. Our 170,000 employees create quality products and services to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings, energy storage and interior systems for automobiles. Through our growth strategies and by increasing marke...
Electrical Estimator We Offer Flexibility and a Work Hard, Play Hard Team Culture! We are a well established electrical contractor that offers our customers innovative building solutions. Due to growth of our company, we are searching for an efficient, hard working Electrical Estimator for our location in Waterloo, IA. This is a great opportunity to work for a contractor that offers on-the-job tra...
Company Confidential Lansdale, PA, 19446
Electrical Estimator / Project Manager Electrical Contractor with work in Berks, Montgomery, Chester and Delaware Counties is seeking an Estimator/PM. Must have the following skills: Able to buy out projects packages of Gear/Lighting/Fire Alarm Must be able to job cost, read job reports and P & L. Proficient in Excel, Word, and Outlook Self-Starter, self-motivated, and team oriented Read and under...
Immediate opportunity for a Sr. Estimator in AZ! Sturgeon Electric Company, Inc. a subsidiary of MYR Group Inc., one of the oldest and largest electrical contractors in the country is currently seeking a Sr. Estimator for projects involving commercial and industrial electrical construction. The Sr. Estimator is an integral part of the electrical construction process and ensures competitiveness, pr...
Job Summary: Promote Oregon Electric Group’s Core Values, safety culture and Continuous Process Improvement (CPI). Forecasts project costs, gathers details, and compiles data used to prepare bid packages, estimates, and analysis of subcontractor bids according to plan specifications. Considers raw materials, labor, equipment, tools, labor and transportation for estimations. Coordinates with projec...
Description: Electrical Estimator Estimator Job Purpose: Prepares cost estimates by analyzing documents and bid requirements. Estimator Job Duties: · Performs complete take-offs by studying proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents. · Computes costs by use of Estimating Software · Resolves discrepancies by writing RFI’s. · Prepares proposal presentations for clients. · Presents...
This position is responsible for forecasting costs for potential field projects under the guidance of a Senior Estimator, Estimating Supervisor, and/or Regional Estimating Manager. Great pay plus bonus and fantastic benefits! ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  Reviews specification information and other documentation to prepare time, cost, materials, and labor estimates.  Organizes bid components to ensure a...
SASCO Electric is one of the largest privately held electrical and data contractors in the nation. At SASCO, you can be part of a dynamic team that includes the most talented, creative, and experienced people in the industry. This team of “the best of the best” is the core of a culture that encourages you to improve and grow to the highest level of your abilities. We welcome your ideas and your op...
Electrical Estimator Looking for a Dynamic Estimator to join our team! Minimum of 5 yrs. exp. in Electrical Estimating. Experience with estimating programs. Strong written and verbal communication skills. We offer great benefits, health insurance, paid holidays, vacation and competitive salary. Submit Resume and references to email address or fax to 918-279-7199...
EMC Electrical Mechanical is a small but growing industrial electrical contractor in Tulsa, OK with a 28 year track record. We are now searching for an experienced full time Electrical Estimator that is willing to help us grow to the next level. This position reports to the President and Vice President. Requirements: Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in estimating ind...
Company Confidential San Antonio, TX
Seeking an experienced Electrical Estimator with commercial estimating background. The position is full time and is available immediately. Electrical Estimator will be responsible for the successful estimating, planning and execution of projects assigned to them. Qualifications Has at least 2 years commercial estimating experience Capable of working on multiple estimates at the same time Have a wo...
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