Apr 21, 2018

Project Estimator

  • FPSJobs
  • Tampa, FL, USA
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Tampa , FL , United States 

Develop electrical estimates and proposals including takeoffs unit rates  material and equipment pricing labor pricing and all estimate components.  Prepare and manage substation estimating database. Prepare proposal documents including pricing qualification information technical and commercial clarifications schedules and other supporting information as required by the request for proposal. Prepare and present risk reviews for projects. Perform project management functions for multiple projects. 

Must have Electrical Substation expertise, will develop electrical estimates and proposals and perform project management functions for multiple electrical projects. Manage project cost in accordance with applicable company procedures.  Prepares project budget and periodic forecasts. Identify potential gross margin under-runs or cost overruns  identifies and executes mitigation strategies.  Develop and maintain project schedules utilizing resource constraints and priorities set by client. 

Manage budget prepare cost reports  review estimates  and identify and prepare changes in the scope of the project.  Considerable interfacing with client required. Support Business Development efforts as required.  After project is awarded will negotiate and execute customer contract  plans and executes project including preparation of detailed project budget and schedule preparation and execution of execution of subcontracts and purchase orders.  Responsible for mobilization of equipment  tools  subcontractors  and personnel required for project execution.  
Identifies and executes margin improvement strategies.   Manages project schedule to ensure completion within project requirements.  Prepares periodic schedule updates  evaluates progress and implements project schedule recovery plans when necessary. Develop and maintain cost code system and provide analysis for job trending/forecasting.  Compile and maintain historical data for estimating guidelines.
Review craft timesheets for coding accuracy.  Review work process and labor requirements.  Review estimates and verify total scope and cost for each new project assigned by the client.  Identify and prepare scope changes as required to support estimate approval by the client.  Also  identify budget constraints and schedule requirements for all approved scope changes. Performs duties independently with general direction given. 

Makes decisions that adhere to policy and procedure guidelines.  This position has project budgetary preparation and compliance accountability.  This position informally makes recommendations concerning long-range planning.  Contacts are normally made with others inside and outside of the company to include customers  vendors  contractors  other departments  immediate associates and own supervisor.
Fundamental technical knowledge of estimating  cost engineering and project management required.  Organizational  communication  budget  cost estimating and scheduling skills required.  Knowledge of word processing  spreadsheet and scheduling software required.  Supervisory skills required.   Associate degree in engineering or equivalent technical training knowledge and experience desired.  Minimum of ten years work experience in electrical substations  with additional electrical industry and energy facility experience desirable. 

• EDUCATION:  Bachelors degree in engineering or equivalent technical training  

• JOB DURATION: This job is full time and long term.



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