Senior / Chief Estimator

Mill Plain Electric seeks a team-oriented leader who is respectful of others, friendly, and polite, but firm. This humbly confident leader places a very high value on platinum customer service and expects the same from others. Always acting with integrity, this scrupulous leader has very high ethical standards, is disciplined, organized, accountable and operates from a base of common sense. Proactive, this leader is cool under fire and able to handle high stress and pressure.

This likable and outgoing person’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

(1) Overall supervision of the Estimating Department:

  • Bid schedule and calendar
  • Leading kick-off/hand-off meetings
  • Leading after action meetings
  • Team meetings/direction (LMA)
  • Leading project interviews
  • Establishing overhead/profit & accurate margins
  • Project negotiation
  • Schedule and lead bid close meetings

(2) Responsible for the following, by personal action or delegation:

  • Proposal writing
  • RFP Preparation/Responses
  • Specification/Drawing Reviews
  • Selection of Materials
  • Prepare Take-offs
  • Subcontractor and Supplier Quote Requests
  • Labor factoring/summarizing
  • Bid Breakdowns

This very good communicator must have:

  • A minimum of 5 years of electrical estimating experience.
  • A minimum of 3 years of management experience.
  • Experience/Competence with estimating software.

It is preferred that this focused, results-oriented person have:

  • Experience/Competence with Accubid.
  • Previous experience/competence with:
    • Bluebeam
    • MS Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
    • Live Count
  • Electrical field work experience.
  • Previous experience in Commercial construction.
  • Previous experience as an Estimator.

It is desired that this consistent and detail-oriented person have:

  • Holds a 4-year college degree.
  • Work experience in an EOS environment.
  • Experience with P6 Primavera/MS Project Scheduling.
  • Sales training.
  • Experience with CRM software
  • Experience in Industrial construction.
  • Experience in Transportation construction.
  • Experience in Design/Build estimating
  • Experience in Western USA Markets

If you operate from a base of high integrity, value top quality customer service, enjoy getting stuff done and are a friendly, but firm leader, send a narrative letter about yourself with your current resume to:

Bob Spence, Consultant