Estimator

5 Points Electrical
Atlanta, GA

Trade

Electrical

Title

Estimator

Work Type

Construction

Industry

Commercial

Minimum Experience

3 Years

Description

5 Points is one of the fastest-growing electrical contractors in Atlanta – the perfect environment for Foremen who are driven to advance their careers. You’ll discover an organization committed to our 5 Core Principles, our “5 Points”: Ownership, Selflessness, Pursuit of Excellence, Loyalty, and Respect. Upholding our commitment to these beliefs, 5 Points Electrical provides quality work through innovation; finding better and more efficient ways to approach our projects, and most importantly, to ensure customer satisfaction. As a learning organization, 5 Points Electrical is continuously evolving and this forward momentum is propelled by the passion and creativity of the 5 Points Team. Come join us!

Reporting Relationship(s): Project Managers

Workplace: Metro Atlanta Area, may be indoors or outdoors depending on the project site.

Responsibilities: 

1. Thorough Project Analysis: 

- Examine project specifications, drawings, and relevant documentation to grasp the project's scope and requirements.

- Collaborate with project managers, engineers, and team members to collect essential information necessary for precise estimating.

2. Accurate Cost Estimation: 

- Experience in Accubid/Accbud Anywhere/other similar estimating software to formulate detailed and precise cost estimates for electrical projects.

- Assess material, labor, and equipment costs meticulously to determine the overall project expenditure.

- Develop comprehensive and competitive bid proposals within established deadlines.

3. Risk Assessment and Mitigation: 

- Identify potential risks and challenges associated with electrical projects, integrating risk factors into cost estimates.

- Work collaboratively with the project team to devise strategies for mitigating risks and enhancing project success.

4. Effective Vendor and Subcontractor Relations: 

- Solicit quotes and proposals from vendors and subcontractors, ensuring a thorough evaluation of project costs.

- Evaluate and negotiate vendor and subcontractor bids to guarantee competitiveness and alignment with project specifications.

5. Thorough Documentation and Reporting: 

- Create and maintain accurate and detailed documentation of the estimating process, including assumptions and methodologies.

- Generate comprehensive reports and presentations to convey cost estimates, project risks, and other pertinent information to internal and external stakeholders.

6. Collaborative Team Engagement: 

- Forge close working relationships with project managers, engineers, and other team members to align estimated costs with project objectives.

- Engage in active collaboration with fellow estimators, fostering knowledge sharing, best practices, and continuous improvement in the estimating process.

7. Commitment to Continuous Improvement: 

- Stay abreast of industry trends, material costs, and construction methodologies to ensure estimates reflect current and accurate information.

- Provide constructive feedback on past projects to contribute to ongoing enhancements in estimating accuracy and efficiency.

Qualifications:

  •  Preferred field electrical experience and/or apprenticeship program experience.
  •  Has expertise or is willing to learn mission-critical, Aviation, or Healthcare sector electrical estimating.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in electrical estimating, preferably in the electrical industry.
  •  Proficiency in using electrical estimating software and Microsoft Office Suite.
  •  Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  •  Excellent communication and negotiation abilities.
  •  In-depth knowledge of relevant codes, standards, and regulations.

What do we have to offer?

We value all members of the 5 Points Team. Employees of the 5 Points team receive Holiday pay. Health and Wellness benefits such as medical, vision, and dental insurance. Treated to occasional company lunches and company events. We offer our Employee assistance programs (EAP), Mental health support or counseling services. Paid Time off, which includes vacation days and bereavement leave. Being chosen for our training and development programs and certification support. Employee recognition programs. Employee discounts on products or services. The company has much room for growth, and we want to help our employees succeed.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

Candidate Requirements

Willing to Take a Drug TestWilling to Be Background CheckedEligible to Work in the USHas Reliable TransportationDriver's LicenseOwns Power ToolsOwns Hand Tools

Project Types

None found

Skills

Drawings and Code

Proficient in Building CodesProficient in Electrical TheoryProficient in National Electric Code (NEC)Can Read Electrical ManualsCan Read Wiring SchematicsCan Read Construction Blueprints

Lifting

50 lbs.

Non-Technical Skills

Quality Control ExperienceManagement ExperienceEstimating ExperienceSales ExperienceCustomer Service Experience

Equipment

Transformers

Wireways

MC CableCable TrayMetal Conduit Bending and Installation

Alternative Energy

Engine Generators

Startup & Testing

Instrumentation/Electrical MeasurementsTroubleshooting

Communications Wiring

Ethernet Cabling

Certifications

Equipment Certifications

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

Trainings/Certifications

NFPA 70EOSHA 30 Certification

Electrical Licenses

Master Electrician LicenseJourneyman Electrician License

Compensation

Wage

$34 - $45 / hour

Benefits

Health InsuranceDental InsuranceVision Insurance401(k) MatchingPaid HolidaysPaid VacationsTravel Per DiemProfessional Development