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About the job
This position focuses on completing estimates together with the main engineer, prepare cost estimates by analyzing proposals and requirements, and provide detailed reports so the company can make informed decisions that will enhance profitability and growth.
The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of the standard practices and procedures for estimating, will be highly proficient in Excel, have an analytical mindset, and is excellent at maintain positive client relationships.
The project estimator is expected to gather information from different vendors, clients, and team members to formulate estimates and resolve issues. The applicant needs to contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. Must know how to analyze information, develop budgets, establish vendor relationships, have excellent documentation and reporting skills, good decision making, and teamwork.
Computer and computer systems knowledge
Prepares work to be estimated by gathering proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents
Identifies labor, material, and time requirements by studying proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents.
Computes costs by analyzing labor, material, and time requirement
Resolves discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information
Presents prepared estimate by assembling and displaying numerical and descriptive information
Strong Excel skills to include advanced formulas
Estimating a quantifiable characteristic of varied products, events, or information
Estimating quantities and distances, determining time, costs, resources, or materials needed to perform a work activity
Candidate must be highly analytical and able to multi-task and complete projects in a timely manner
Good problem-solving skills and ability to adapt to a team approach
Exceptional communication skills
Fast pace and multitasking required
Comprehensive reading and writing
Attention to detail
Estimating for Low Voltage and Fiber is a plus
MS Office proficiency
Ability to multitask
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Proven experience as an estimator
Familiarity with financial and project management principles
Thoroughness and reliability
In depth knowledge of research, data analysis methods, and estimation formulas
Extremely proficient with Microsoft Excel
Must have a valid driver’s license.
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2017 Texas Ave, El Paso, TX 79901, USA