Estimator at IES Commercial Inc. - C&I Division in Suffolk, Virginia

Posted in Other 6 days ago.

Job Description:

IES Commercial, Inc. - Commercial & Industrial Division, seeking Electrical Construction Estimator, Suffolk, Virginia.

Job Summary

  • Prepares cost estimates for all aspects of commercial or electrical construction projects up to $10M utilizing construction plans and specifications in accordance with company estimating guidelines and related industry standards.

  • Serves as front-line point-of-contacton behalf ofcompany on bid days.

  • Prepares estimates by calculating complete takeoff of scope of work.

  • Coordinates total estimating effort relevant to particular bid/project as assigned.

  • Negotiates with vendors to insure quality and lowest cost possible on bid items.

  • Supports other department personnel as required; may include preparing estimates in other disciplines and assisting Project Manager's with job start-up and change-order costs.


  • 4 or more years estimating or cost control and/or engineering experience in the commercial or industrial electrical construction industry; design-build quality project experience preferred

  • Strong computer skills (EXCEL) and exceptional knowledge/experience utilizing complex project management software and construction estimating software

  • Ability to interpret computerized cost data and systems and reading/comprehending blueprints

  • Working knowledge of commercial or industrial building codes and related systems/controls

  • Strong math, reading, organizational, and analytical/critical thinking skills

  • Ability to work effectively as an estimating team member

  • Excellent interpersonal relationship skills and written/verbal communication skills.

  • Successfully pass pre-employment (post offer) background check,and MVR check when responsibilities require operating motor vehicles, and drug-test as may be required per federal or client contract, or DOT policy.

Company Overview: IES Commercial, Inc. - Commercial & Industrial Division,a subsidiary of IES Holdings, Inc. (IES), an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. IES is traded on the NASDAQ under the symbol IESC. IES Commercial & Industrial operates diverse business units across the United States, each focusing on distinct market segments and geographies, with some business units operating nationally. Safety is Priority One - and our record shows it.

Benefits: 401(k) Retirement Plan with company discretionary match, flexible medical-dental-vision insurance, short-term/long-term disability insurance, basic life/AD&D insurance and highly competitive pay in addition to paid-time-off in the majority of business units.

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact IES Commercial & Industrial Division Human Resources at
Phone: (305) 887-5137.

IES is an Equal Opportunity Employer- Minorities/Females/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

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