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Transmission and Substation Estimator

Transmission and Substation Estimator

Job Description

Job Title:
Estimator (Transmission and Distribution Estimator)

Chicago, ILL

Long Term Contract (2+ years)

Education and experience

Must be able to pass a background check and be able to work in the US without sponsorship

Bachelor or advanced degree in a relevant business or engineering related field is required

A minimum of 3 years relevant experience in an electric utility or company providing electric utility construction related services is required

Electric utility related construction, engineering or testing experience is highly desirable

Understanding of distribution, transmission and/or substation civil and/or electrical construction techniques is highly desirable

A minimum of 3 years relevant experience with estimating software and techniques is highly desirable

Technical Skills

Must be comfortable performing primary responsibilities and tasks in a computerized environment

Developed Microsoft Office computer skills, especially Excel is essential

Familiarity with estimating software and techniques is highly desirable

Must be able to perform detailed analysis, comparisons and evaluations of various construction related information

Must be able to quickly understand and apply conceptual construction and engineering related information to develop project estimates

Must be able to understand and interpret various detailed technical project documents and drawings and develop detailed project estimates

Interpersonal Skills

Must have very good verbal and written communication skills

Must be able to learn and apply instructions and concepts effectively and quickly in carrying out responsibilities

Must be willing to investigate and ask questions when necessary to provide necessary detail and clarity in carrying out responsibilities

Must be able to effectively work and accomplish responsibilities with minimum direct supervision

Must be able to effectively interact with construction, engineering and other technical personnel

Must be able to multi-task and work well under changing conditions on a variety of projects

Must be comfortable performing visits to existing or potentially new construction sites to assess project construction conditions and requirements

Must be able to provide own transportation to regional construction sites when required

Must be a good team player

Job Requirements


Job Snapshot

Employment Type Contractor
Job Type Engineering
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 3 year(s)
Manages Others No
Industry Energy - Utilities - Gas - Electric
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID BHJOB2400_74516
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Transmission and Substation Estimator

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