• Electrical Estimator

    Posted: 07/09/2019

    Duties & Responsibilities
    • Interpret engineering documents
    • Manage projects on estimates you win
    • Handle bids from “cradle to grave”
    • Perform necessary research to produce accurate, complete and competitive pricing
    • Communicate with customers to properly define the project scope, address deficiencies and negotiate pricing
    • Read and thoroughly understand prints, specifications, contract documents and various electrical systems
    • Lead or attend in project meetings, pre-bid meetings and conference calls
    • Complete electrical material takeoffs
    • Collaborate with engineers, automation specialists, and I&C Technicians to obtain clarification on plans and specifications for estimates identify and quantify cost factors, such as production time, materials, and labor expense
    • Manage submittals, budgets, schedules, and all other aspects necessary for a successful project

    Job Requirements / Skills & Requirements
    • Strong employment stability
    • Minimum of 4 years’ experience estimating electrical construction projects with an electrical contractor
    • Must have experience estimating and managing automation and industrial projects and control systems
    • Must have experience successfully and accurately handling bids from takeoff to final presentation
    • Design Build experience
    • Must be able to manage projects on all bids won

    • Knowledge of NEC and local codes and requirements

    Preferred but Not Necessary
    • Bachelor’s degree

    Please submit resume via email to custserv@ficekelectric.com or by mailing to
    Ficek Electric & Communication Systems, Inc., PO Box 1456, La Salle, IL  61301