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Project Estimator Sr

Roanoke, VA 24011

Posted: 11/21/2023 Job Category: Engineering-Architecture-Consulting Job Number: 25679866

Job Description

Integrated Talent Strategies (ITS) is seeking a Senior Transmission Project Estimator/Engineer in the Roanoke, VA area to work for a top utility and energy company. This position offers a variety of great benefits, including health insurance, 401(k), and paid time off.
Position Summary: The Senior Transmission Project Estimator/Engineer is responsible for performing highly technical estimating evaluations for complex projects and outage activities in a safe, efficient and economic matter. This position will be doing predominately substation estimates.
  • Develop or oversee the development of conceptual estimates for assigned projects;support the planning and engineering groups in the development of all levels of estimates;and collect and analyze close out benchmarking data.
  • Interface with engineering, outage planning, project management, construction, plant personnel and project controls-scheduling to identify/initiate, scope, status and follow-up (if necessary) estimate efforts. This includes providing recommendations and guidance to interfacing groups/individuals regarding estimate approach and input requirements.
  • Establish policies and procedures for allocating risk-based contingency;monitor labor market trends;work closely with procurement to track equipment pricing trends;develop and analyze historical records of project costs;review and critique designs and specifications for cost effectiveness and suggests alternatives when appropriate.
  • Implement policies and procedures defined in project estimating methods developed by the controls group for the long-range planning and capital development process;develop and maintain standardized processes and procedures for estimating;review estimate basis and assumptions for completeness and reasonableness;work with functional departments and service organization to develop services labor and material estimates.
  • Provide advanced technical direction and guidance regarding estimate approach/development, assumptions/qualifications, and resolution of estimate issues.
  • Plan, instruct, and/or coordinate the training and development of estimating employees, as required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Project Management, Engineering or related field of study.
  • 4 years of experience in power generation and/or transmission system estimating, engineering, design or construction execution.
  • Experience in the electrical utility sector either directly or indirectly.
  • Experience with estimating software packages preferred.
  • Experience with Primavera a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of current market pricing trends and construction execution for capital projects.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Remote position.
About Integrated Talent Strategies (ITS): 
ITS is an international recruiting and staffing firm specializing in Engineering, Technical and Professional positions. Founded in 1984 as a subsidiary of an engineering firm, ITS continues to remain a strategic partner for the job seeker.   
Our clients include some of the largest and most respected architectural, engineering, and manufacturing companies in business today. Our ability to offer a wide range of services, and the flexibility to adjust to the changing needs of our clients, has allowed us to maintain a solid reputation for several decades. 
Benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance;401(k) with a company match;paid holidays and vacations;tuition reimbursement. To learn more, go to www.Wehirepeople.Com or click below to directly contact your recruiter.


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Anna Smith
Account Manager

Specializing in Contract - Utilities.

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