Lead Electrical Estimator - Mass Electric- Industrial

Location: 

Waltham, MA, US Irvine, CA, US

Requisition ID: 171853 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: MEC Industrial District 

Department: Estimating 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time 
 

Position Overview

The Lead Electrical Estimator is a career-level professional that manages all aspects of the estimate from kickoff to turnover.  All estimate disciplines rely on you for leadership and the Estimate Sponsor depends on you to be the expert on piping costs and estimate details.   Your role is critical to make sure the Estimate Sponsor’s vision and strategic planning is executed, so the estimate of the job is done at the right cost. The Lead Electrical Estimator has the opportunity to learn and understand other roles of Mass Electrics business to continue their career development. The Lead Electrical Estimator will assist and support the Estimate Sponsor when presenting estimates to the executive leadership team during estimate reviews.

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 is located in Waltham, MA in our Mass Electric office.

Responsibilities

•    Coordinate with Estimating Management on Electrical related issues.
•    Provide direction to the estimate electrical team and assigning tasks to team 
•    Ensure the proper Kiewit estimating system template(s) are utilized.
•    Provide oversight of all information being entered into the Kiewit estimating system to ensure an accurate electrical estimate.
•    Responsible for ensuring that all engineering deliverables are produced, checked, and issued to the estimate team on schedule.
•    Responsible for coordination between the estimating electrical discipline and estimating management. 
•    Develop Electrical Estimate Risks & Opportunities.
•    Develop Electrical Estimate Clarifications & Exceptions.
•    Responsible for ensuring that all estimate review book electrical information is complete 
•    Prepare for all reviews in accordance with the Kiewit estimating standards.
•    Present Estimate to Kiewit Leadership
•    Assist Electrical Estimating Department Manager in developing and maintaining standard tools.
•    Assist Electrical Estimating Department Manager in developing any Departmental Initiatives.
•    Travel to project sites to collect data, as required.

Qualifications

•    Bachelor’s degree in engineering or construction management with an emphasis in Electrical is preferred OR extensive and related work experience leading to a thorough understanding of the knowledge, skills, and abilities described above.
•    At least 5 years’ experience in a related role.
•    Ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications.
•    Knowledge and understanding of construction mean/methods.
•    Strong attention to detail; strong communication, interpersonal, leadership, and team-building skills.
•    Demonstrated proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office products (e.g., Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint).
•    Strong organizational and time management skills.
•    Strong written and verbal communications skills.
•    Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

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Other Requirements:
•    Regular, reliable attendance
•    Work productively and meet deadlines timely
•    Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment
•    Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
•    Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
•    May work at various different locations and conditions may vary

Base Compensation: $116,906 - $122,473

(Actual compensation is subject to variation due to such factors as education, experience, skillset, and/or location)

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

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. 

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, paid parental and maternity leave, and generous paid time off.


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