Senior Electrical Aerial & Underground T&D / Substation Estimator

at Infrasource Services Inc
Location King Of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Date Posted July 27, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Not Specified


InfraSource, A Quanta Services Company

At InfraSource, we believe in developing and retaining the best people in the industry and providing the best value services to our customers in the natural gas and electric industries. We take pride in developing the infrastructure of our country by connecting people and resources. As an industry leader over the last 65 years, we have built our reputation as a premier provider of services with a solid track record of performance, integrity, and - above all - a commitment to safety, quality, and our people.

Senior Electrical Aerial & Underground T&D / Substation Estimator

InfraSource is seeking a qualified construction estimator with experience in the Electrical outside utility industry. Primary responsibilities include timely and accurate development of bids and proposals for the management and construction of Aerial / Underground civil / Electrical T&D and substation installations. Typical projects include Aerial / Underground T&D and substation projects, relocation and replacement projects in the public ROW's and private easements. The successful applicant will possess practical field knowledge of the methods related to this type of work including open excavation, Electrical T&D, & Substation work.

What Do You Offer Us?

Review work requirements with local operations management
Research and define cost elements related to project construction including labor, equipment, materials, and subcontractors
Identify risks and develop project contingencies
Prepare written proposal(s) outlining clarifications, exceptions, and assumptions
Present final draft to upper management for final determination and risk assessment
Submit approved final bid to the customer by stated due date
Serve as business development representative/contact person with customers and vendors.
Collaborate with the Business Development team for large customer engagements
Maintain open lines of communication with existing customers
Actively pursue future customers/additional work and follow up on potential leads
Support other regional business units by following leads as assigned
Notate essential topics of discussion at the meeting
Attain a thorough understanding of the scope of work including desired construction methods, project timelines, and customer expectations
Ask project-related questions and record customer response
Visit job location to assess site conditions and assess constructability
Provide job-related documentation to field operations, project management staff, and back-office/administrative staff as needed
Participate in contract pre-planning meetings
Assist in preparing and submitting project/contract deliverables to the customer as required by the contract and InfraSource internal requirements
Proactively identify known or anticipated construction problems and suggest solutions to minimize cost and mitigate risk
Assist field personnel in developing and/or recommending change orders as needed
Negotiate positive resolutions with customers on any disputes that may arise
Maintain files as backup for estimated figures
All other duties as assigned

What is Required?

Bachelor's degree and 5 years experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or related field preferred.
Expert in MS Office Applications: MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint
Experience with B2W Estimate Software
Expert organizer (notes, files, documents, etc.)
Proficient in Technical Writing/Correspondence
Proficient in reading prints and performing quantity and material takeoffs
Ability to work independently on assigned tasks with minimum guidance
Thorough and effective communication
Applying Technology
Openness to Change
Ability to develop and maintain relationships

This position is subject to the Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) drug & alcohol testing regulations as outlined in 49 CFR Part 382 and/or 49 CFR Part 199.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

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