Position Available – Industrial Electric Estimator (Houston, TX)

Industrial Electric Estimator (Houston, TX)


  • Interpret customer RFQs for construction projects and E&C applications to include pumping stations, metering stations, compressor stations, process facilities, E-Houses, switch gear line-ups, mobile substations, VFD buildings, switch houses, and skids
  • Upon review of RFQ, prepare and questions in regards to missing information on prints, details, SOW, and specifications
  • Prepare competitive electrical estimates for projects
  • Select components and materials for the quotation, and pursue supplier pricing and delivery times
  • Coordinate activities with other departments that contribute to the estimating process
  • Mentor and instruct junior estimators in the proper methods and procedures of estimating and project administration
  • Interface with customers and contractors during pre- and post-tender applications to develop effective business relationships
  • Conduct cost analysis though-out all phases of project, up to and including final completion
  • Participate and support marketing team in development of cost estimation and quotation tools, processes and knowledge sharing
  • Provide technical support to the marketing team
  • Create schedules and develop and maintain efficient procedures for the successful execution of projects
  • Maintain and control distribution of all project documents and records


  • Journeyman electrician with 2+ years estimating experience or estimator with 3+ years previous electrical estimating experience
  • Prior experience in sales, project management, and purchasing is preferred.
  • Exceptional time management skills; ability to prioritize and execute multiple tasks quickly
  • Thrives well in a busy, deadline oriented environment
  • Self-starter with the ability to work in a team environment or independently
  • Knowledge of the NEC code book is required
  • Previous estimating and/or project management experience with a technical background in the oil and gas industry is preferred.
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings and specifications quickly and accurately
  • Thorough understanding and ability to develop and complete cost estimates based on engineering documentation, specifications and drawings as well as construction, risk evaluation and material ake-off techniques
  • Solid understanding and ability to use MS Excel software and a working knowledge of MS Office software and scheduling software (e.g. MS Project)
  • Excellent communicator and negotiator, able to express ideas clearly and enthusiastically


  • Dependent on experience and work history
  • Benefits include health, dental, life, disability, and employer-matched 401k
  • Relocation available

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