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Electrical Estimator - Cincinnati

Turner Construction Company
United States, Ohio, Cincinnati
250 West Court Street (Show on map)
May 24, 2024
Division: Mid-North
Project Location(s): Cincinnati, OH 45201 USA
Minimum Years Experience:
Travel Involved:
Job Type: Regular
Job Classification: Experienced
Education:
Job Family: Construction
Compensation: Salaried Exempt

If you picture yourself doing great things that make a
difference in the lives of others, Turner is the place to be. Turner
Construction is an industry leading commercial construction general
contractor with a 120 year history spanning iconic projects around the globe,
including 10 of the world's 100 tallest buildings.

Turner is committed to sustaining a diverse,
equitable, and inclusive environment where everyone feels connected, sees
themselves represented at all levels of the company, and feels supported to
reach their ultimate potential. Turner builds some of the most ambitious
projects in the world. The technical expertise of our people makes us a
recognized leader in many markets. Our projects are well known. Our people set
us apart. We inspire greatness. Can you picture yourself at Turner? If so,
apply and let's do great things together!

Position Description: Prepare detailed estimates for the project based on the design documents, narratives, and specifications, focusing on the Electrical/Technology/LV System trades.

Reports to: Preconstruction Manager / MEP Manager

Essential Duties & Responsibilities*:


Specifically relating to the electrical systems:
  • Communicate electrical estimate and scopes of work to Turner staff, architects, engineers, and owners.
  • Prepare complete quantity take-offs, analysis, estimate, and studies for Electrical, Technology, and Low Voltage (LV) system items incorporated in assigned scope - from conceptual design through completed construction documents. Preliminary design work may be required to complete conceptual estimates.
  • Analyze existing site conditions and contract documents (e.g., plans, specifications) to determine required scope not already indicated.
  • Develop working relationships with local material suppliers and equipment vendors to solicit accurate and current pricing of lighting, distribution equipment, low voltage systems, and other material pricing.
  • Develop working relationships with local Electrical, Technology, and LV System trade partners to build and maintain robust list of qualified bidders for projects.
  • Perform constructability analysis of project documents. Communicate design and constructability issues to project team in accordance with project contract.
  • Provide first costs analysis and participate in life cycle analysis with Design team.
  • Work together with Operations staff and fellow estimators to properly address General Conditions and General Requirements (GC/GR) items in estimate including, but not limited to, items such as temporary heating/cooling, electrical, power and lighting, including estimating of electrical and natural gas consumption during construction.
  • Coordinate equipment pricing with Turner Logistics for Electrical, Technology, and LV system estimates.
  • Develop value analysis to define more cost-efficient alternatives to proposed Electrical, Technology, and LV system, materials and equipment.
  • Serve as liaison with Engineers, Design consultants, trade partners, Turner staff, and owner's representatives to resolve more cost efficient Electrical, Technology, and LV system issues related to project preconstruction efforts.
  • Prepare and assemble estimates and proposals for different contract types (e.g., lump sum, GMP, Cost Plus).
  • Participate in estimate reviews with Design team and client.
  • Participate in project hand-off to Operations and conduct proper transfer of knowledge from Preconstruction to Operations.
  • Participate in authoring scope requisitions for the bidding and/or procurement of Electrical, Technology, and LV system; coordinate with fellow estimators to eliminate scope gaps and overlaps.
  • Evaluate subcontractor proposals relative to their scope of work; determine scope coverage and manage risk of scope gaps.
  • Assist project staff in evaluating large change orders.
  • Gather and analyze more cost efficient Electrical, Technology, and LV system bid data for projects using Turner system breakdown sheets; maintain historical cost database of data.
  • Utilize quantification and cost estimating tools and/or software in use by local business unit.
  • May supervise Assistant MEP Estimators, Estimating Assistants and/or Interns.
  • Other activities, duties, and responsibilities as assigned.

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Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree from accredited degree program in Engineering and minimum of 3 years related estimating experience, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Knowledge of Electrical, Technology, and Low Voltage Systems
  • Ability to use critical thinking skills for understanding and interpreting contract documents, drawings, specifications, scopes of work and project schedule to formulate comprehensive cost analysis for Electrical, Technology, and Low Voltage Systems
  • Ability to collaborate with vendors and trade partners and project team members
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills to deliver presentations with confidence
  • Proficient computer skills and Microsoft Office suite of applications and quick to adapt to new technology
  • Supervisory experience desired

    Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands, talk, and hear. The employee frequently views a computer monitor and frequently uses a computer keyboard. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee is regularly required to be mobile, and the employee occasionally travels both short and long distances via a variety of conveyances. The employee occasionally performs work on-site at construction work sites, office locations, and/or off-site venues. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 15 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

    Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in an office or remote setting. The noise in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate in an office setting. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally work at construction work sites where the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts, high precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions, and risk of electrical shock. The noise in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. The employee is required to work in compliance with company safety policies, procedures, and applicable laws.

    *May perform other duties as assigned. Where applicable, all activities will include disabled and veterans' organizations.

    Turner is an Equal Opportunity Employer - race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or other characteristics protected by applicable law.


Turner is an Equal Opportunity Employer - race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

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