Electric Estimator / Project Manager in Olympia, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 6/26/2021

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    Olympia, WA
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Job Description

Electrical Estimator/Project Manager - Located in Olympia, WA 

This company headquartered in Springfield, Oregon which is a merit-based electrical contractor for heavy industry is seeking an Electrical Estimator/Project Manager for their Olympia, WA for direct hire, fulltime role. Since 1986, this company has offered comprehensive electrical construction and engineering solutions to the public and private sectors. The company specializes in a variety of diverse industries ranging from pulp and paper to hydroelectric. Must have experience estimating and managing electrical installations. This position is an integral part of the company’s competitiveness, profitability, and growth. Incumbents are responsible for ensuring that projects are developed, implemented, installed, and managed in accordance with the company’s requirements, including but not limited to safety, quality, customer satisfaction and financial performance.

The selected candidate will be attending pre-bid meetings, visiting sites and evaluating and assessing customer needs in order to understand specifications and identify material, equipment and staffing requirements. Preparing and submitting bids/estimates and construction schedules. Negotiating and preparing contractor/subcontractor contracts. Preparing and submitting construction permit applications. Obtaining and distributing construction drawings and specifications. Acting as primary contact for interface with customer.

Conducting, coordinating and/or attending project update meetings. Planning for, managing, monitoring, and maintaining project profitability. Reviewing job cost postings for accuracy and management of project budget. Reviewing and approving change orders. Performing other duties as required by the position.

Job Requirements:

The ideal candidate should possess a Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, or closely related field required.  Must have 4+ years of successful experience as an Estimator/Project Manager in the electrical construction industry, with a strong preference for having managed multi-million dollar electrical projects. Experience as an industrial electrician also strongly preferred but not required. Familiarity with government contracts a plus. Must have proven skills in electrical estimating and project management.

Strong organizing, planning and problem-solving skills. Attention to detail. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and customer representatives. Ability to read and understand blueprints. Knowledge with a wide variety electrical materials and methods of installation. Able to do basic circuitry for power and lighting and layout on drawings. Willingness to travel between the main office and the regional project sites in Oregon and Washington. Working knowledge of MS Office suite of products. 

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer