Electric Power Systems

Estimator

Job ID
2022-3556
Location : Metro Area
Glen Allen, VA
Category
Estimator

Overview

Electric Power Systems is a NETA Certified, Independent Electrical Testing & Engineering Organization. We specialize in commissioning, start up, and maintenance testing for Utility, Industrial, Transit, Data Centers, and Commercial Facilities. At Electric Power Systems, we are committed to promoting a culture of safety within our organization and alongside all our clients. Our dedication to providing safe and reliable services has made us a trusted industry leader since 1977.

 

Job Purpose: EPS is seeking an entry level (1-3 experience) Estimator with Technical Inside Sales experience to assist our sales team with bidding projects and prospecting for new customers via phone calls, e-mails, and directories. This person will prepare work to be estimated by studying proposals, blueprints, specifications, and identify labor, material, and time requirements and compute costs by analyzing labor, material, and time requirements. The ideal candidate has estimating experience and has worked in the electrical industry focusing on the commercial and industrial markets. However, we are willing to train the right candidate.

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Prepares estimates by gathering requests for 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 requirements.
  • Presents prepared estimate by assembling and displaying numerical and descriptive information.
  • Maintains and improves technical knowledge through training.
  • Coordinates with administrative personnel and Outside Sales to prepare accurate customer proposals.
  • Prospects new clients within the region.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Exhibits a professional presentation when dealing with employees, clients, and suppliers.

Qualifications

  • Previous experience in a technical estimating role in the electrical industry.
  • Knowledge or aptitude of electrical equipment acceptance and maintenance testing services, including high, medium, and low voltage applications.
  • Experience or aptitude with a wide variety of electrical apparatus used in the electrical industry, including protection & control equipment, transformers, breakers, and switchgear.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in the use of computers and tablets.
  • Advanced computer skills with the Microsoft Office Suite programs with emphasis on Excel and Word.
  • Experience with budgeting. 
  • Good communications skills.
  • Must be proactive and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Physically able to walk large job sites in various kinds of weather.
  • Limited potential travel for job site walks or project kick off meetings.  

 

EPS in an equal opportunity employer. Our organization does not discriminate based on race, creed, color, veteran status, sex, religion, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. We are an E-Verify, Drug and Tobacco-Free Workplace.

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