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Electrical Estimator- Mass Electric

Location: 

Waltham, MA, US Boston, MA, US

Requisition ID: 102119 

Job Level: Entry Level 

Department: Estimating 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As an Estimator, you will prepare, review and present discipline estimates for specific project proposal activities. In this role, you will provide estimating assistance and guidance to projects, develops conceptual estimates and performs cost analysis. You will be responsible for assisting in the development of discipline/service estimators, developing and updating historical databases, and assisting in the development of department procedures. Provides direction to others on project/program level tasks.

District Overview

Mass. Electric Construction Co. (MEC) is a subsidiary of the Kiewit Corporation.  Since our founding in 1928 in Boston, Massachusetts, Mass. Electric Construction’s philosophy has been to pursue electrical projects that require a higher level of technical and logistical skill.  MEC has organized strategically to actively participate and capture projects in the growing industrial market.  We intend to effectively compete and win in traditional and alternate delivery procurements and position ourselves for a sustainable future. We self-perform the majority of our work and are looking for people committed to the industrial construction industry. 

Location

This position will be based out of Waltham, MA. 

Responsibilities

•     Develop complete estimates for large, complex jobs. 
•     Review owner plans and specifications to develop a comprehensive understanding of the project; develop plan for the actual construction to serve as basis for the estimate.
•     Reviews all bid and contract documents and home office legal department opinions.  
•     Conduct site investigation prior to forming a plan of operations to identify any problems or conditions of an unusual nature that may be present.  
•     Utilize engineer techniques and procedures to conduct investigation and adhere to standard company policy and procedures.
•     Perform design work as required by the project that is beyond the estimator scope of experience; handle any major technical problems encountered during bid preparation. 
•     Stay abreast of trends and developments, such as new equipment, methods and procedures that are developing in the industry. 
•     Prepare special engineering studies or reports required by certain bid items or conditions.  
•     Consult with owners on various problems discovered during bid preparation, design, rates, schedules, etc. 

Qualifications

•     Undergraduate or graduate degree in mechanical, electrical, civil or construction-related technology, OR extensive and related work experience leading to a thorough understanding of the knowledge, skills and abilities described above
•     3+ years' related experience 
•     Extensive knowledge and demonstrated experience with complex EPC OGC projects
•     Exceptionally strong attention to detail, communication, interpersonal and leadership skills 
•     Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office products (e.g. Excel, Work, Outlook, PowerPoint)
•     Ability to perform duties in wide-ranging physical and climatic conditions, heights and negotiation of complex stair structures

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


Mass. Electric Construction Co. (MEC) is one of the nation's premier electrical contractors serving the industrial and transportation markets. We’ve earned an industry-wide reputation for sticking to our high standards in everything we do. 

We believe in the benefits of investing in our people. Around here, learning and improving go hand-in-hand with going to work each day. You’ll constantly increase your knowledge, sharpen your skills and gain new experiences. 

If you're ready for a career that can take you places, look no further. 


Nearest Major Market: Waltham
Nearest Secondary Market: Boston

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