Electrical Estimator - Ohio/ Indianapolis
Company: Turner Construction Company
Posted on: January 27, 2023
Columbus, OH 43215 USA
Minimum Years Experience:
Position Description: Prepare detailed estimates for the project
based on the design documents, narratives, and specifications,
focusing on the Electrical/Technology/LV System trades.
Reports to: Preconstruction Manager / MEP Manager
Essential Duties & Responsibilities*:
Specifically relating to the electrical systems:
- Responsible for the communication of estimate and scopes of
work to the Turner staff, architects, engineers, and
- Prepare complete quantity take-offs, analysis, estimate, and
studies for all Electrical/Technology/LV System items incorporated
in the assigned scope - from conceptual design through completed
construction documents. Preliminary design work may be required to
complete conceptual estimates.
- Analyze existing site conditions and all contract documents
(plans, specifications, etc.) to determine required scope that is
not already indicated.
- May supervise Assistant MEP Estimators, Estimating Assistants
- Develop working relationships with local material suppliers and
equipment vendors in order to solicit accurate and current pricing
of lighting, distribution equipment, low voltage systems, and
miscellaneous material pricing.
- Develop working relationships with local
Electrical/Technology/LV System sub-contractors in order to build
and maintain a robust list of qualified bidders for all
- Perform constructability analysis of project documents.
Communicate design and constructability issues to the project team
in accordance with the project contract.
- Provide first costs analysis and participate in life cycle
analysis with the design team.
- Work together with operations staff and fellow estimators to
ensure that general conditions and general requirements items are
properly addressed in the estimate including, but not limited to,
items such as temporary heating/cooling, electrical, power and
lighting, including estimating of electrical and natural gas
consumption during construction.
- Coordinate equipment pricing with Turner Logistics for
Electrical/Technology/LV System estimates.
- Develop a value analysis by defining alternatives to the
proposed Electrical/Technology/LV System, materials and equipment
that are more cost efficient.
- Act as liaison with engineers, design consultants,
subcontractors, other Turner staff, and owner's representatives to
resolve Electrical/Technology/LV System issues related to the
project preconstruction efforts.
- Prepare and assemble estimates and proposals for different
contract types (lump sum, GMP, Cost Plus, etc.)
- Participate in estimate reviews with the design team and
- Participate in project hand-off to Operations to ensure proper
transfer of knowledge from Preconstruction to Operations.
- Prepare scope requisitions for the bidding/procurement of
Electrical/Technology/LV Systems; coordinating with fellow
estimators to eliminate scope gaps and overlaps.
- Lead the evaluation of subcontractor proposals relative to
their scope of work. Determine scope coverage and manage risk of
- Assist project staff in evaluating large change
- Gather and analyze Electrical/Technology/LV System bid data for
all projects using Turner system breakdown sheets. Maintain
historical cost database of the data.
Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering plus a minimum of
five years related Electrical/Technology/LV System estimating
experience or an equivalent combination of education, training
and/or experience. Proven written and verbal communication
abilities; proficiency with computer applications, including
Microsoft Office suite. Ability to read, understand and interpret
contract documents, drawings, specifications, scopes of work and
project schedule. Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions. Performance of the
required duties will require physical ability to occasionally climb
permanent and temporary stairs, climb ladders, negotiate work areas
under construction, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
Occasionally requires passenger use of construction personnel
hoists. Specific vision abilities required by this job include
close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability
to adjust focus. Performing this job regularly requires use of
hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls, sit,
talk, hear and stand. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move
up to 50 pounds.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described
here are representative of those an employee encounters while
performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of
this job, the employee may work in an office or on-site at the
construction work site. In the office environment, the noise is
usually quiet to moderate. In the onsite setting, the employee is
regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; high precarious
places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions and
risk of electrical shock. The noise in this work environment is
usually moderate to very loud.
*May perform other duties as assigned. Where applicable, all
activities will include disabled and veterans' organizations.
Turner is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual
VEVRAA Federal Contractor
Turner is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer -
minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual
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