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Chief Estimator (Electrical Construction)

Company: EMCOR
Location: Hollywood
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Company OverviewDynalectric Florida is a wholly-owned subsidiary of EMCOR Group, Inc. EMCOR is the world's leading provider of mechanical and electrical construction and facilities services, including planning, consulting, and operations and maintenance. Dynalectric Florida is part of Dynalectric, a $800 million firm with offices throughout the United States and is ranked as one of the nation's largest electrical contractors.Since opening in 1978, Dynalectric Florida has completed hundreds of diverse projects from central Florida to south Florida, with our largest contracts exceeding $30 million in multiple industries including: Healthcare, Aviation, Water & Sewer, Cruise Terminals, Higher Education, Commercial, and Data Centers.Job Summary: Dynalectric Florida is seeking a Chief Estimator responsible for leading the Estimating Department with planning, coordination, and supervision by providing technical and administrative direction and oversight of all estimating activities to ensure Company objectives are achieved.Job Title: Chief EstimatorReports to: President/CEOLocation: Weston, Florida (relocation available)ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.Leads the Estimating Department by providing functional and administrative oversight of all estimating activities including, estimating, planning, preliminary project cost and schedule, coordination of estimating activities, equipment and material take-off, vendor, and subcontractor quotations, to final preparation of cost estimate and scope of work.Develops all budgets and bids with accuracy and completeness and submits after review and adjustments as necessary with lead estimators, and the operations department.Analyzes and reviews proposals to ensure profitabilityReviews overall preconstruction schedule, contract agreement obligations, monitor deliverables and maintains product workflow.The generation and tracking of bid and budget estimates from the Pre-concept design stage to the construction document stage.Solicit, review and present Bid and Budget opportunities from Owners, Developers, and General Contractors to Management for consideration to pursue.Visits customers and encourage direct business development and sales activitiesPresents value engineering and cost savings opportunities to clients as required to meet budget constraintsManages multiple Estimating Department projects and staff work load prioritiesCoordinates take-off and assigns work load to distribute drawing specifications, bulletins and all pertinent information to estimating staff so they can complete their assigned task(s).Recognizes/identifies potential discrepancies and errors in documents and develop RFI questions for timely response. Collaborates with Management and operatives for proper response and resolution.Develops scope letters for each bid and budget, reviews bids from sub-contractors, review scopes of work and analyze costs, as bids are received.Ensures all estimate and budget paper files, and electronic files, including drawings and specifications are properly assembled, organized, and that the estimating systems and data bases are being maintained in a manner that aligns with the established guidelines, policies and procedures.Reviews schedule and constructability issues and participates in contract and change order negotiationsTrains departmental staff and ensures that guidelines, policies and procedures are established and implemented for various types of estimates.May supervise and manage other roles and departments, as needed.Aligns assignments to achieve customer and company objectivesPartners with leadership in the development of strategic and tactical plans and works with management to implement estimating policy, procedures and systems consistent with the company mission and competitive practices.QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.POSITION REQUIREMENTS10years of progressive work experience Estimating and Managing complex and diverse Electrical Construction projects for an Electrical Contractor required;Degreein Electrical Engineering, Construction Management, or a similar degree preferred;Previous experience providing pre-construction estimating analysis of costs for at-risk construction projects;At least 5 years progressive experience leading an estimating or construction-related team.Demonstrated experience providing estimating and design management through all phases of pre-construction evaluation of construction alternatives, conceptual estimating and value engineering;Capable of accurately taking off multiple electrical systems and entering items into estimating program (ConEst) systems to include but not limited to the following: (lighting, lighting control, dimming, devices, fire alarm, nurse call, A/V, modular wiring, grounding, motor and equipment connections, generators, power distribution equipment, feeders, UPS, etc;Must be familiar with industry Manufacturers/Vendors/Reps and be able to communicate sufficient information (specifications, quantities, sketches) to the vendor throughout the bid process to ensure the receipt of accurate and competitive pricing;Proficiency using Microsoft Office Power Point, Word, and Excel applications;Advanced use capabilities of ConEst and/or related Estimating software systems;Working knowledge of StarBuilder or similar accounting software or related accounting system.REQUIRED ATTRIBUTESThe requirements listed below are representative of characteristics and demonstrated capabilities required to perform this job successfully.Excellent written and verbal communications skills.Demonstrates a collaborative leadership style and get results through others.Ability to work independently with minimal supervision in alignment to company goals and objectives.Effectively organizes and manages multiple projects within required timelinesAnalyzes and solves problems on a strategic and tactical level.Demonstrate commitment to company values.Innovative and creative approach to addressing business challenges and issues.Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, see, talk, and hear. The employee is regularly required to walk, reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to commute to construction job site locations and navigate around construction job site locations.Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee should expect to sit for long periods in front of a computer and is also required to travel to construction job site locations as needed.While visiting job site locations, the employee may be required to work outdoors, be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical and electrical parts; high, precarious places; dust, fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions, extended exposure to sunlight; cold and heat; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.We offer our employees a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package and are always looking for individuals with the talent and skills required to contribute to our continued growth and success. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Keywords: EMCOR, Hollywood , Chief Estimator (Electrical Construction), Other , Hollywood, Florida

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