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Senior Electrical Estimator

Company: Cumming LLC
Location: Denver
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Overview At Cumming, you will work on some of the world's most exciting projects in a dynamic environment where your success is measured by the impact you make. We are one of the fastest-growing project and cost management consultancies in the United States, as reflected in our top 20 rankings in both ENR and Building Design + Construction. With over 30 offices globally, an extremely diverse project portfolio, and double-digit year-over-year revenue growth, the opportunities to make your mark are limitless! In this role, you will be a member of our highly reputable Cost Management & Estimating team. The cost team delivers solutions to clients in the areas of Conceptual Estimating, Budget Development, Cost Planning, Feasibility Studies, Value Management, Economic Forecasting, Milestone Reports, Pre/Post Contract Auditing, Change Order Review/Reconciliation, BIM 5D Cost Modeling, LEED Cost Analysis, Life Cycle Costing, and more. We encourage you to research us to learn more about our outstanding reputation within this service line. We are currently looking for a Senior Electrical Estimator to be based in our San Diego, CA office. You will be working within our best in class MEP group and will provide cost oversight and estimates to our client's vast portfolio of projects. We will depend on your abilities to continue our outstanding level of service to our clients at all levels of design and construction. This position can also be based in Scottsdale, AZ or Denver, CO. Responsibilities At Cumming, Senior Estimators are the backbone of our organization. We depend on you to perform multi-faceted tasks within short time frames with the goal of exceeding client expectations. You will work closely with the Cost and Project Management teams to ensure all expectations are met. Expect to work on multiple, exciting project types. This role has the potential to grow into a leadership role. Below are some of the items you will be tasked with. * Provide electrical cost expertise on a variety of projects with an emphasis on mission critical projects (i.e. data centers). * Perform Quantity takeoffs at the full range of project development, beginning with conceptual design through to CD level. * Obtain quotes for materials and communicate with subs for pricing verification. * Prepare accurate quantity surveys and estimates for those divisions of the project as assigned. * Solicit subcontractor and/or supplier quotations or scheduling input as required for the assignments. * Prepare lists of subcontractors/suppliers confirmed to be bidding on project. * Assist in the compiling of quantities/costs affecting general conditions. * Collaborate with Architects/Engineers to request clarifications or additional information. * Attend project meetings and perform site investigations as assigned. * Ability to quantify with adequate detail and provide well organized estimate detail with reasonable baseline unit pricing. * Have intermediate to advanced understanding of electrical and low voltage systems in order to recognize relative costs. * Monitor take-off and be a resource person for other team members of the estimate team. * Develop/prepare/review value analysis estimates. * Provide MEP expertise to project management team in the construction planning meeting. Familiarize the project team with assumptions and methods contemplated by the estimate. Assist with the initial project subcontracting plan. * Become familiar in usage and maintenance of all estimating software. * Demonstrate effective leadership and assist in the development of junior Cost Managers. Qualifications * BA/BS degree in construction of related field preferred. * 8+ years' of experience in the construction industry, preferably in the electrical field and a minimum of 5 years of electrical estimating experience required. * Strong conceptual Estimating skills with limited information. * Mixture of both field and consulting experience preferred * Excellent Microsoft Excel skills and prefer experience in On-Screen Takeoff (OST). * Knowledge of 2D estimating tools, such as Destini software. * Experience conceptual, schematic, DD, and CD phases of estimating. * Experience in general estimating and/or mechanical estimating a plus. * General knowledge of estimating techniques, cost control, and material pricing required. * Ability to read and understand engineering drawings, purchase orders, contracts, cost coding systems, etc. is required. * Ability to build strong relationships both internally and externally. Have more questions? Chat with a Recruiter on our careers website! It takes five minutes to apply to this job and we will provide feedback within five business days. #LI-EG1 Cumming provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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