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Price Electric Electrical Estimator in Robins, Iowa

Electrical Estimator BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT · Robins, Iowa

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Employment Type Full Time

Minimum Experience Experienced

PRICE ELECTRIC is seeking a collaborative Electrical Estimator with industrial and heavy commercial estimating expertise to add to the team.

Estimator primary duties include:

  • Gathering RFQ and RFP plans, specifications and documents; attending project pre-bid meetings and site visits; and comprehending verbal and written job scope to identify value engineering opportunities and design electrical projects for budgeting purposes.

  • Identifying and/or qualifying new business opportunities and collaborating with key staff to advance targeted leads and strategies while working with new and existing customers.

  • Fostering effective relationships with customers that reflect and support company vision, mission and core values to meet or exceed the customer’s expectations.

  • Actively building key vendor (e.g., suppliers, subcontractors, engineers) database and long-term relationships to secure best value/pricing.

  • Staying attuned to market trends and current on construction standards and materials and maintaining and communicating data on construction and material cost drivers affecting cost databases.

  • Requesting and qualifying vendor and sub-tier bids for completeness and compliance.

  • Analyzing, managing, and mitigating risks while determining labor and material requirements.

  • Preparing comprehensive material, labor and subcontractor cost estimates for bid proposals and change orders that meet Company objectives.

  • Preparing job hand-offs to Operations and providing internal consultation throughout the job life cycle.

  • Producing professional, high-quality work within deadlines using construction software proficiently (e.g., McCormick).


  • Four years of technical electrical training/education, such as Journeyperson Electrician licensing, to gain strong knowledge of National Electrical Code, building products, construction details, calculations, and relevant rules, regulations, and quality standards.

  • Ten years of electrical construction estimating experience for advanced commercial design/build proficiency.

  • Demonstrated strengths in leading, critical thinking, planning, listening, communicating, problem solving, adapting, advancing teamwork, and achieving results.

  • Possess a valid driver license and acceptable insurability to drive for company business which may include overnight travel.

    This position may be performed remotely by a fully qualified candidate who is willing to perform all primary job responsibilities.

    PRICE ELECTRIC offers full time employees a competitive wage, comprehensive benefits package and friendly work environment, including:

  • Company-Paid Employee Vision, Short-Term Disability, Long Term Disability and Life Insurance

  • Elective Medical, Dental and Accident Insurance Options

  • Health Savings Account Company Contributions for Medical Insurance Participants

  • 401(k) Company Match on Employee Deferrals

  • Professional training and development opportunities

  • Company Clothing

  • Weekly Payroll

  • Reduced Fitness Center Rates and/or Gym Reimbursement

  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays

  • Inviting Office Space and Current Technology

  • Frequent Social Gatherings with Sports, Food, etc.

PRICE ELECTRIC is a full-service electrical contractor that provides high quality products and services to Industrial and Commercial customers across the USA; Utility customers primarily in Iowa; and Residential and Service customers in counties surrounding our Iowa branches in Robins, Iowa City, Des Moines and Florida branch in Fort Meyers. Check us out to learn how you too may have a rewarding career at PRICE and Build Success - People, Projects, Partners.

PRICE ELECTRIC takes affirmative actions to ensure equal employment opportunities.