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Utility Estimator

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Sargent Electric
Physical Address

Saco, ME 04072
Job Description

Sargent Electric Company ( – Consistently named one of the Top Fastest Growing Companies. Also, Awarded Safety recognition by Specialty Trades Insurance Company for the large company bracket and The Association of Union Constructors! Established in 1907, Sargent Electric Company has since evolved into one of the largest electrical contracting companies in the area, providing comprehensive services to our clients.

We are looking for an experience UTILITY ( Substation / Transmission & Distribution) ESTIMATOR in our growing Saco, Maine office. The ideal candidate will provide estimating services including quantity take-offs, utilize B2W (Bid 2 Win) estimating software, schedule estimates using Microsoft Project, material pricing requests, specification review, scope review and evaluation of labor installation conditions. This will be performed for competitive estimates and change orders. In addition, the duties will include providing project support duties as requested by the Lead Estimator and/or Project Manager.

*Must be willing to perform limited travel throughout New England in support of company growth.


+ Review and summarize projects for bidding process.

+ Attend pre-bid job walk meetings and site visits.

+ Prepare labor, equipment, and material project estimates.

+ Prepare project schedules.

+ Assist Project Managers in preparing change order requests and managing of projects.

+ Analyze and understand bid documents and construction drawings.

+ Prepare takeoffs for transmission, distribution, and substation projects.

+ Manage the submittal process.

+ Obtain material quotes for services.

+ Assume additional duties and responsibilities as delegated by Sargent Electrical Management.


+ Proficient in Microsoft Office.

+ Strong interpersonal and communication skills

+ Works efficiently under tight time frames, responds to requests in a timely manner, and communicates effectively as a team player.

+ Understands the importance of being able to multi-task.


+ Bachelor Degree in Construction Management, Engineering or equivalent work experience

+ 5+ years’ experience in the utility market.

+ Thorough understanding of labor risk factors including, but not limited to, location, weather, labor availability, installation difficulty, and scheduling.

+ Advanced knowledge of all standard electrical systems in Substation / Transmission and Distribution construction projects.


+ Previous experience with estimating software: Bid2Win or Accubid.

+ Experience with scheduling software: MS Project or P6.

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