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Chief Estimator

Company: Huen Electric
Location: Warners
Posted on: July 3, 2024

Job Description:

About the Role: The Chief Estimator is responsible for planning, coordinating and directing the Estimating team for various electrical construction projects. This includes administering operating budgets, staffing, work assignments, and performance reviews. The Chief Estimator will also support and administer all department standards and procedures as well as be responsible for the final review and approvals of estimate packages. The Chief Estimator will coordinate with the Operations Manager and Division Manager for the selection of projects to pursue. -Company Overview -With roots dating to 1891 and 7,900+ employees, MYR Group is a publicly traded holding company of specialty electrical construction companies. MYR Group and our subsidiaries work on large-scale electrical construction projects throughout the U.S. and Canada. We are contributing to a clean energy future while fostering a safe, supportive, and inclusive work environment. Our culture is built on shared values and mutual respect, where teamwork and collaboration occur naturally. -Throughout our history, we have partnered with utilities, municipalities, commercial clients, and developers to deliver some of the largest -and most notable projects including -transmission/distribution/substation, commercial and industrial, storm restoration, and renewable (solar and wind farms) energy. We are consistently recognized as one of the top five specialty electrical construction firms by Engineering News Record and were recently named to Fortune's 2020 list of 100 Fastest-Growing Companies. -Huen Electric, Inc., a subsidiary of MYR Group Inc, is a leading electrical construction firm with offices in -Illinois, -New Jersey, -and -New York. Established in 1983, Huen Electric has earned a reputation as a dynamic, proactive, and resourceful electrical contractor. Huen Electric has extensive experience completing successful electrical construction projects and telecommunications for general contractors, commercial and industrial facility owners, local governments, and developers. Huen Electric also provides design/assist expertise, from the preparation of cost estimates and controls to value engineering and preconstruction planning. -Essential Functions

  • Take on leadership functions within the Estimating department
  • Review and evaluate requests for estimates, proposals and/or qualifications
  • Prepare weekly bid calendar and ensure timely completion of estimates
  • Review estimates and revisions for completeness and accuracy
  • Maintain and improve precision database
  • Develop and maintain cost data, including labor and equipment rates, installation methods and production rates
  • Develop and maintain estimating procedures and guidelines
  • Prepare reports as needed
  • Set departmental budget
  • Determine constructability requirements
  • Lead, direct, and audit the work of assigned staff; act as a mentor
  • Advise staff of company policy expectations
  • Coordinate employee performance reviews
  • Develop and maintain relationships with existing and new clients
  • May develop training requirements for the estimating staff
  • Regular and predictable attendance
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Essential functions of this position are to be performed in a Company-designated office or field location
  • Understand and comply with the Company's Code of Business Code of Business Conduct and Ethics Policy and other industry-specific professional and ethical standards About You: Qualifications
    • Previous experience as a Lead or Senior level Estimator
    • 10+ years of experience within the construction industry
    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management or related field; combination of relevant education and experience considered in lieu of degreeKnowledge/Skills/Abilities
      • Working knowledge of the N.E.C. and local codes
      • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and estimating software
      • Team player with excellent analytical, organizational and communication skills
      • Ability to read and understand civil, architectural, structural, mechanical, etc. plans and specifications to include blueprints, proposals and other documents What We Offer: Compensation & Benefits
        • Salary -Commensurate with experience, paid weekly. Hiring range of $117,700.00 - 125,000.00. Posted salary ranges are made in good faith. MYR Group reserves the right to adjust ranges depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate. ---------------------------------------------------------
        • Medical, Vision, Dental, Regenexx, Hearing Care, Teledoc, Mental Health, -Prescriptions -(Low deductibles and out-of-pocket maximums).
        • ThrivePass Health & Wellness Reimbursement Program -- Twelve hundred dollars annually for health and wellbeing-related purchases.
        • Annual -Paid Time Off -starting at -15 days plus 10 paid Holidays -(our Cultural Celebration Day is a floating holiday).
        • Generous -401(k) Plan with -50% match up to 3%; -and -Annual profit-sharing -potential.
        • Superior educational assistance program -(support for educational costs, internal training, and more!). ----------------------
        • Company-paid short and long-term disability, life, and accidental death & dismemberment.
        • Company-paid business travel accident insurance.
        • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP).
        • Various voluntary plans available including supplemental vision, accident and critical illness, ID theft, group legal, group auto & home, and additional voluntary life insurance plans for employee and dependents.--------------------- -Position may be subject to pre-employment screening, which may include background check and drug testing. Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process, contact our Employment Hotline at 1-855-635-1321. -MYR Group, Inc. and our subsidiaries are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers. We promote diversity of thought, culture, and background, which connects our family of brands. We are committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals and in which personnel processes are merit-based and applied without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, military service status, or other protected characteristics. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. -MYR Group does not sponsor applicants for work visas. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer. -MYR Group, Inc. and our subsidiaries do not work with any third-party recruiters or agencies without a valid signed agreement and partnership with the Corporate Talent Acquisition Team. Appcast: #apphigh LinkedIn Recruiter Assignment (your initials): #LI-AJ1 LinkedIn Location Expansion #: #IL LinkedIn Workplace: #LI-Onsite

Keywords: Huen Electric, Syracuse , Chief Estimator, Professions , Warners, New York

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