The Fiber Mountain Chief Electrical Estimators are individuals skilled at estimations and bids and material procurement. The selected individual will be responsible for cost estimations for bids, defining work to be subcontracted and obtaining quotes for the subcontracted work, defining material needs and working with procurement sources on getting pricing for material. The estimator will also be responsible for the estimating methodology and the use of software and other tools to optimize risks. The role will be responsible for leading all estimating activities including estimating, planning, preliminary project cost and schedule, coordination of estimating activities, equipment and material take-off, vendor, and subcontractor quotations, to final preparation of cost estimate and scope of work.
The candidate must have the demonstrated ability to estimate while building an estimating department and effectively communicate, cooperate, and collaborate with multiple levels of employees, customer, vendors and suppliers. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate effectively with the home office. The employee will frequently use office tools and equipment such as computers, calculators, copy machines etc.