Estimator - Power & Energy

at Cianbro in Pittsfield, Maine, United States

Job Description

This position requires the preparation of proposals and estimates for Substation and/or Transmission projects, depending on the candidate's experience. The position will review pertinent requests, specifications, and drawings to determine the scope of work and required contents to estimate materials specificity, quantity, and cost. This individual will participate in the preparation of the required proposal elements.

This role offers the flexibility of working at one of our offices located in Maine, Connecticut, Maryland, Illinois, and Massachusetts. This position offers scheduling flexibility to split time between office and remote work.

Job Responsibilities
Develop preliminary estimate plan and assess the ability to meet RFP dates.
Independently identify the scope of work and perform specificity, quantity, and cost takeoff from RFQ information.
Review available plans and specifications to ensure the estimate is in compliance with client requirements.
Perform conceptual estimates at times when detailed design information is not yet available.
Work on multiple estimates concurrently.
Solicit pricing from material Vendors and Subcontractors.
Participate as a member of a team on larger estimates and contribute to the overall estimate.
Ensure that estimates are complete, well organized, and ready for review by management.
Develop project schedules to ensure that projects can be completed to meet the owner's requirements, and that company resources are utilized efficiently.
Ensure that estimates address all potential safety risks and concerns.
Develop innovative means and methods for the completion of projects to increase our competitiveness and project margins.
Ensure compliance with company standards and client requirements.
Play a key part during the preparation of proposal technical information, and develop the basis of the proposal, when required.
Ensure that proposals meet company and regional financial goals and that contractual requirements of the project are acceptable.
Maintain base bid documents and organize estimate information per company protocols.
Assist the project team by providing technical guidance on the project delivery in terms of means and methods for successful bids, and continue this support for the duration of the project on smaller jobs.
Coordinate with the production team on successful bids to provide a thorough transition to the project team.
Assist in the development of project budgets and monitoring contract changes on successful proposals.
Perform additional duties, as required.Qualifications/ Requirements
Engineering degree or equivalent experience in a technical field and/or related experience.
Minimum of three years of substation/transmission estimating experience.
Requires strong computer skills, familiarity with scheduling and estimating software (HCSS) and MS Office.
Conceptual estimating skills.Cianbro is an employee-owned, tobacco-free, equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate based on marital status, race, color, creed, gender, sex, religion, national origin, gender identity, age, veteran status, union affiliation, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or other legally protected status.


Cianbro is an employee owned, tobacco-free, equal opportunity employer of women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and other protected categories.

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Job Posting: 1082992

Posted On: May 23, 2024

Updated On: May 23, 2024

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