Jr. Estimator

Concord and Sacramento | Full-Time

Location: Concord and Sacramento
Type: Full-Time
Reports To: temporarily report to the estimating manager
Posted: September 8, 2022

Charge is seeking as Utility Construction Jr. Estimator with knowledge of utility electric and gas distribution construction to provide safety leadership.

About Charge

This is an exciting time to join Charge because we are growing rapidly, providing our employees ample opportunity for challenging projects and career development. We have earned our reputation as a leading provider of design, procurement, and construction services for the underground utility industry. We pride ourselves on our company culture, which emphasizes collaboration and an enthusiasm to solve our customers’ most challenging problems.

Job Description

Provide operational teams with estimating support on projects of small and medium size. Provide reputable, trustworthy, and accurate cost estimates while supporting the preparation of project scope, proposals, schedules, and budgets, that follow contractual terms. Actively communicate with the client and internal stakeholders to understand the client’s needs; assist in cost impact of scope changes, identification of development opportunities for project technical staff; compliance with purchasing requirements; All while retaining long-term, quality clients for the company through balancing of client’s needs with field execution requirements of safe, quality, production.

Skills and Qualifications

· Utility construction estimating experience of more than 2 years

· Experience with MS Project or P6

· Can create budgets for operational teams

· Attention to detail, mathematical, analytical skills, and accuracy

· Strong communication skills, oral and written

· Collaborative

Responsibilities

Support operational teams with estimating support on projects of small and medium size. Provide reputable, trustworthy, and accurate cost estimates while supporting the preparation of project scope, proposals, schedules, and budgets, that follow contractual terms. Actively communicate with the client and internal stakeholders to understand the client’s needs; assist in cost impact of scope changes, identification of development opportunities for project technical staff; compliance with purchasing requirements; All while retaining long-term, quality clients for the company through balancing of client’s needs with field execution requirements of safe, quality, production.

· Heavybid experience preferred.

· Proficient with Excel, Outlook, and Word.

· Can demonstrate a clear understanding of scope development.

· Capable of assisting senior estimators and support staff on an ongoing basis.

  1. Create estimates, scopes descriptions, project schedules and budgets for small and medium size projects.
  2. Assist with and provide guidance to operational stakeholders on change management.
  3. Review estimates for compliance with contractual terms.
  4. Monitor and manage flow of RFPs, customer inquiries for estimate and estimating department workflow.
  5. Prepare declarations of revenue based on awarded projects.
  6. Communicate with client on the status of estimate progress, schedule, and budget.
  7. Clearly communicate the project requirements, scope, schedule and budget to the project team and supervision of the estimating teams activities and project tasks.
  8. Always seek bettering the estimating department by assisting in the creation of new policies and standards.
  9. Safety and quality leadership.
  10. Client management.
  11. Personal development.
Salary Range

105-120K

Benefits
  • 2 Week of vacation
  • 2 Floating holidays
  • Corporate bonus program
  • 40 hours sick time
  • Medical and Dental, no cost A passion for sustainability
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Why Choose Charge

INDUSTRY LEADING BENEFITS

Education assistance, profit sharing 401k, incentive programs, floating holidays, flexible schedules, health coverage, and weekly payroll – these are just a few ways we keep our team healthy, happy, and invested. Join Charge and become a part of our family.

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

We work hard to be the most trusted provider of design, procurement, and construction services for the utility industry. Just as important, is the positive reputation we’ve earned as an employer that cares about its workforce and strives to employ only the best.

STAND FOR SOMETHING BIGGER

As builders of the grid, we understand the importance of safe and scalable energy distribution to the communities in which we live. We believe everyone should have reliable access to the energy that Charges their lives.

SAFETY ABOVE ALL

It is our core value to train, equip, and qualify our people to work safely, and design and build systems with the highest regard for the well-being of all. Our industry-leading safety rating stems from a significant investment in safety and quality programs.