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INTERSTATES CONTROL SYSTEMS INC Estimator in SIOUX CENTER, Iowa

TitleEstimatorCity/TownSioux CenterState/ProvinceIADescriptionInterstates is growing, and we are currently seeking an Estimator to join our Interstates Construction Team for our Sioux Center, IA office. The Estimator will be responsible for preparing and assisting in the preparation of estimates for electrical, industrial construction projects, as defined in the primary job duties section below. Interstates seeks ambitious, innovative individuals with the ability to grow and maintain value-added relationships with our team and external customers. Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities: Estimate preparationWrite formal proposalsTravel to pre or post bid meetingsAssist in upgrading and devising new estimating methodsTrain new estimators or others helping on a temporary basisAssist with sales and project negotiationsAssist in finding new projectsCommunicate with clients (owners, general contractors, etc.)Utilize computers to prepare estimate takeoff and calculation sheetsAssist other members of the estimating teamAnalyze bid documents such as blueprints, specifications, etc., to prepare estimatesReview data to prepare material and labor takeoffsConsult with clients and vendors to prepare takeoffsFormulate estimate requirements for electrical equipment on a design/build basisOther duties may be assignedEducation and/or Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Electrical or Construction Management, Business Administration, or FinanceOr 3-4 years of related experience and/or trainingOr equivalent combination of education and related experience/trainingElectrical experience or training is preferredMay be willing to provide additional training, should the candidate be capable of performing the job wellPreferred Skills: Experience or working knowledge of Accubid estimating softwareExcellent verbal and written communicationAble to track and organized project and informationAble to calculate figures and amountsPossesses sound judgement skills, attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize workTravel: This position will be based out of our Sioux Center, IA office, and may require some occasional travel to job sites, per business needs and requirementsInterstates is an Equal Opportunity/AA Employer and provides a drug free work environment.#LI-AK1Interstates is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and provides a drug free work environment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, gender, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Interstates complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. A copy of our AAP is available upon request during regular business hours.

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