Interfuse Staffing


Interfuse Staffing - Amityville, NY

Full Job Description:

An Electrical Estimator shall be responsible and follow a process of measurement, pricing and cost accounting for every construction project. The price of the project is then based on the electrical details of the estimate. The pricing of the project consists of material, labor subcontractors, direct cost and indirect business operating costs including overhead and profit. The estimator must be able to level out vendors and subcontractors prior to submitting a bid. The measurement process, in terms of estimating and pricing must always prove itself accurate. An estimator must be responsible and pay careful attention to details of the plans, specifications and owner’s requirements. This may include providing possible (VE) value engineering solutions, creating job specific unit prices and developing new pricing strategies. An estimator must be able to prepare budgets by analyzing similar projects cost history (labor and materials), commodity pricing and the current markets of the construction industry. An estimator must keep current with all new bid processes and methods, as well as industry trends.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Understand and be able to utilize the latest estimating, document creation and reporting software and recommend changes if need be to help department create more accurate estimates.
  • Review drawing specifications and come to a clear understanding what type of materials are required to be used for a specific project.
  • Perform system counts.
  • Send out drawings & specifications and project counts to vendors for quotes.
  • Perform a point to point take off by drawing, by system. Draft and submit RFI’s as required.
  • Review and check all quotes and equipment list.
  • Review all data base material pricing and labor units.
  • Review all indirect and direct costs, including OH/ MU and project cost codes.
  • Provide project overview / review including unit pricing as required.
  • Fill out and submit all scope sheets, leveling sheets and bid forms in a timely manner.
  • Provide a clear and concise proposal with job specific qualifications.
  • Make follow up sales calls and establish sales leads.
  • Provide value engineering ideas and concepts including cost structure.
  • Provide a sales presentation to the owner; developer or construction manager when required.
  • Review contracts and consult with General Counsel to provide an exhibit of Proposed Closing Notes.
  • Purchase all major equipment per plans, specifications and supplemental conditions as required.
  • Provide SOV, job cost sheets and post buy down sheets including project check off list.
  • Initiate project kick off with project management team.



  • Five years of construction estimating experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Tools
  • Proficient in Trimble Accubid Anywhere (plus)
  • Excellent Communication Skills

Posted On: Friday, June 28, 2024
Compensation: $80,000.00 - $130,000.00/ year

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