WANTED: Electrical Estimator

Electrical Estimator

Twin Cities & Southern MN

Create your own Electrical Estimating Environment. Looking for more of a challenge, with a ton of personal and professional growth potential?  Join us!  Woman Owned Small Business seeks an Electrical Estimator with a strong desire to creatively structure their own department.  The Retrofit Companies, Inc. (TRC)– dba Retrofit Electric, with locations in St. Paul and Owatonna, MN is re-emerging into the construction market and is looking for a seasoned professional to lead our team into this market, alongside our sophisticated lighting & design division.  The right candidate will drive us to grow and increase profits.  TRC has a renewed growth strategy and welcomes this future leader to join our team.  All of this comes with a flexible work environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Attend pre-bid meetings to determine scope of work
  • Interface with clients on bid walks
  • Prepare accurate estimates for remodels, new construction, design builds, or renovation projects
  • Analyze prints
  • Prepare professionally detailed proposals
  • Professionally and efficiently support customer inquiries for electrical work
  • Attend project kick-off meetings and job sites, as needed, during estimating and implementation stages
  • Work as an individual sourcing and estimating construction, renovation, and design build opportunities
  • Estimate sales-generated opportunities with our existing customer base
  • Participate as required in the final review and presentation of estimates
  • Support field operations & installers
  • Support estimating software acquisition and implementation
  • Support ongoing maintenance and improvements to estimating software
  • Generate revenue meeting or exceeding company target
  • Hire, train, retain & supervise additional estimating staff as volume supports it

Qualification Requirements:

  • 5+ years experience independently & effectively estimating electrical projects in construction industry with ideal mix of construction, renovation, and design build experience
  • Two (2) year degree in related field preferred
  • Experience with electrical conceptual estimating, common code requirements, design/build estimating preferred
  • Technical Aptitude – Ability to comprehend complex technical topics and specialized information
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Estimating Software
  • Presentation and Communication skills (including virtual)
  • Desire to lead/train others
  • Competent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Effective problem solving skills
  • Effective time management skills
  • Willingness and ability to forecast availability and opportunities
  • Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize

Benefits:

  • $15,000 signing bonus
  • Paid PTO and holidays
  • Comprehensive medical insurance, dental & vision
  • Health Savings Account
  • 401(k) retirement plan that includes a company match
  • Short Term Disability, Life Insurance, Accident & Hospital Insurance
  • Company Paid Life Insurance & Long-Term Disability
  • Education and Training Assistance/Tuition Reimbursement

To Apply:
Qualified candidates should submit their resume and cover letter to HR@retrofitcompanies.com

For questions or to discuss the role, please contact Wendy Fry at wfry@retrofitcompanies.com

The Retrofit Companies, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer

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