Electrical Project Manager /Estimator (Richmond, Virginia)

The Electrical Project Manager/Estimator is responsible for the overall direction and execution of specific construction projects consistent with company strategy, core values, project commitments and project goals.  The ideal candidate has a proven track record of gaining customers and maintaining solid relationships with Owners, General Contractors, Vendors & Subcontractors.

Responsibilities:

  • Read and interpret job plans and specifications to develop complete and accurate takeoff and prepare bids for the electrical construction of projects utilizing the material and labor based on information from the takeoff.
  • Provide post bid follow up on projects; negotiate scope and pricing with clients, provide value engineering and/or scope modifications for projects.
  • Interact with construction team through the budgeting and kickoff process and as necessary throughout project.
  • Prepare estimates on multiple projects concurrently.
  • Develop full scale project plans, including timelines, tasks, resources and budget.
  • Negotiate & resolve issues related to Change Orders, Requests for Information, Contract Scope of Work in a timely manner.
  • Maintain rapport with architects, engineers, and general contractors to ensure customer satisfaction, quality of service and long-term relations.
  • Manage all closeout procedures including: documentation, filing, record drawings, construction cost database input, follow-up marketing and team debriefing.
  • Drive division profitability through effective project execution.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience estimating and managing commercial projects up to $500,000
  • Four year engineering degree or equivalent combinations of technical training and/or
    related experience
  • Ability to manage/run multiple projects as required.
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Exceptional computer skills.
  • Must possess a firm knowledge and be fluent in estimating.

Compensation:

  • Competitive salary and benefits.
  • Compensation dependent on experience and work history.