• Design Build Estimator

    Job Locations US-CA-Sacramento
    Req No.
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Design Build Estimator is responsible for developing a project from its conceptual phase through its completion.  The ideal candidate will have the ability to multi-task and make quick decisions regarding pricing, codes, standards and design. 



    Include, but are not limited to the following:

    • Develop conceptual designs and estimates for electrical projects, from architectural, general arrangement or engineering plans in order to negotiate/bid new electrical work for Rex Moore
    • Review takeoffs for accuracy and completeness
    • Negotiate various types of electrical work with existing and new clients via phone, email or personal office visits
    • Communicate the project design requirements to the engineering team and attend design meetings with the engineer, project manager and/or client once a project is rewarded
    • Work with Engineering, Estimating and Production to ensure the project is engineered, estimated and built efficiently and that all the essential players have the tools for success
    • Communicate details to Engineering, Estimating, Production and Accounting departments in order to provide a complete and competitive bid
    • Follow up calls to clients to negotiate past estimated projects or future work
    • Follow up on all proposals to determine performance and document findings
    • Maintain existing client relations as well as develop new customer relations
    • Ensure a proper turnover between Estimating, Engineering and Production departments. 
    • Obtain construction feedback during and at the end of the project from all departments to determine improvements needed for future projects
    • Field job-site meetings with owners and owners’ reps as required to promote Rex Moore’s capabilities
    • Review, analyze and discuss labor rates and wages with Human Resources and other Design Build Estimators
    • Review, analyze and discuss project designs  with the Engineering department
    • Develop strong relationships with vendors
    • Develop multiple estimates concurrently
    • Obtain, analyze and develop electrical equipment vendor and subcontractor bid packages
    • Remain current with the latest city, state, utility and national codes standards
    • Develop bid clarifications and value engineering submittals
    • Discuss the approach of a project with personnel who handled a particular client
    • Determine unit pricing as needed based on past experience with the client and historical data
      Attend client functions


    Include, but are not limited to the following:

    • Knowledge of electrical installation methods and National Electrical Code (NEC) for typical residential and commercial construction 
    • General product and product installation knowledge 
    • Previous experience in an Electrical Construction/Consulting company 
    • Be able to read electrical, mechanical, structural and architectural plans 
    • Strong sales and marketing, presentation and organization skills 
    • Electrical Engineering degree, electrical apprenticeship completion and journey level electrical construction experience highly preferred



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