Electrical Estimator
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Job Overview 

Our Construction company is looking for a detail-oriented and experienced candidate to join us as an Electrical Estimator. 

As an Electrical Estimator, you will be responsible for determining the electrical cost for the given project. You will also be responsible for reading and interpreting the blueprints in an effective way. You should be able to coordinate with the Contractor to estimate the cost of each electrical element. 

In addition to this, you should have extraordinary knowledge of electrical codes and distribution systems. Holding a valid electrician license is mandatory for this job role. Furthermore, you should possess excellent time management and analytical skills to be successful in this position. 

If you think you are suitable for this job role, then apply immediately. We will love to see you. 


  • Determining the electrical needs of the project. 

  • Drawing the outline and blueprints for the said electrical system. 

  • Placing the utility, workstation, and other fixtures as per the specifications. 

  • Understanding and interpreting the blueprints. 

  • Reviewing the plan to estimate the length of electrical wire. 

  • Identifying the cost and time constraints. 

  • Knowing the supply cost for each individual element. 

  • Determining the labor requirements for completing the project. 

  • Working in coordination with Contractors and other team members. 

  • Maintaining electrical cost database. 

  • Performing calculations of various profitability solutions. 

  • Negotiating with the suppliers and vendors. 

  • Maintaining a healthy relationship with the vendors. 

  • Identifying the risk involved in the project. 

  • Explaining the cost of wastage materials. 

  • Completing the project bids as per the guidelines. 

  • Adhering to all the electrical rules and regulations. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field. 

  • Working experience as an Electrical Estimator, Electrical Engineer, or a similar role in Construction industry. 

  • A professional certificate in electrical training such as Association for the Advancement of Professional Cost Engineering International (AACE). 

  • A valid electrician license. 

  • Excellent analytics skills. 

  • Ability to pay a close eye to detail for accuracy. 

  • Ability to solve complex problems in an efficient manner. 

  • Sound organizational and time management skills. 

  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as individually. 

  • Ability to check multiple data sources. 

  • Good oral and written communication skills. 

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