Merit Electrical Group Junior Estimator - Electrical in Oakmont, Pennsylvania
Established in 2006, Merit Electrical Group is one of the premiere electrical contractors in the Western PA area. We understand the complexity of today’s power technology and the importance of consistent and reliable customer service. We provide the design, installation, upgrade, maintenance, and repair of electrical, telecommunications, data, security, and high-voltage systems.
Our employees possess a strong work ethic and the ability to get things done - efficiently and safely.
Our family-oriented culture encourages collaboration, respect and continual learning.
We are seeking a full-time, Junior Estimator.
Your primary responsibilities include:
Read and interpret plans and specifications for projects bidding
Complete computerized project bid takeoff and summaries by requested dates
Prepare scope of work clarifications and note special conditions
Attend pre-bid meetings, make site visits and fill out site visit checklist
Contact vendors and subcontractors to assure adequate pricing for the projects and adequate scope coverage
Maintain relationship with vendors and subcontractors in an effort to promote partnering
Review incoming scope prepared by vendors and subcontractors for compliance with contract requirements
Note any special conditions or considerations taken while in take-off mode on drawings
Assist in preparation for turnover meetings with project managers and prepare documents and reports for turnover
Prepare Change Order Proposals as required by construction group
Maintain accurate and organized files on all projects estimated
Continually improve and increase ability to estimate Electrical projects
Manage time and deadlines effectively in accordance with estimating schedules
Prepare proposal letters – provide list of scope, inclusions/exclusions
Preferred one (1) year field experience in the electrical trade
Must have completed and graduated an accredited trade school program
Outstanding organizational skills, excellent time management, and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, high volume environment
Computer Skills; Excel, Word, Outlook, Estimating Software System
Must possess excellent communication and customer service skills
Effective problem-solving ability to research and satisfactorily resolve issues
Must exhibit attention to detail and commitment
Acquire a working knowledge of the Estimating Software System. Acquire the ability to operate the systems through training
We offer competitive pay and top of the line benefits which include health, dental, vision, 401(k), time off, holiday pay and an environment where you are a valued member of our team.
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