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Project Manager/Estimator
Ref No.: 17-00875
Company/Department:Interstate Electrical Services
Location: Windsor, Connecticut
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 11/09/2017
Someone that would have anywhere from 3-9 / 5-12 years of both PM & Estimating combo experience. Salary range would be from $50K - $80K ($90K) depending on experience.Please note some of the following:
  • Should be electrical industry related experience. Also the CT electrical license would be key.
  • Individual needs to be a go getter but professional and can work with a younger up and coming Team
  • Not be afraid to put in the hours or the time
  • Can multi task and can be off and running once settled


Primary Purpose:

Provide overall management direction for two or more projects within prescribed time frame and budget, while assisting in the planning, developing, organization and supervision of the design and construction efforts of new projects. Prepare contract proposal estimates for one or more disciplines, including the implementation of applicable project plans and specifications.

Typical Duties:
  • Plan new or modified installations to effectively and efficiently construct or repair wiring, fixtures, or equipment consistent with specifications and local electrical codes.
  • Supervise and coordinate activities of assigned craft workers.
  • Interpret specifications, blueprints, and job orders as needed for area of supervision.
  • Interpret company policies to workers and enforce safety regulations, including but not limited to, weekly safety meetings.
  • Establish and adjust work sequences to meet construction schedule, using knowledge of capacities of equipment and assigned personnel.
  • Schedule and estimate worker-hour requirements for completion of job.
  • Analyze and resolve work problems.
  • Inspect quality of finished work to insure conformance to specifications.
  • Address issues with personnel such as annual performance reviews, encouragement, criticism, teamwork, cooperation, motivation, etc.
  • Be able to interface and communicate with own crew as well as general contractors, owners and sub-contractors on site.
  • Ensure safety compliance on project worksites.
  • Review proposal specifications and drawings to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate.
  • Calculate material quantity requirements (i.e.; take-offs) from engineering drawings' dimensions.
  • Maintain files of working documents as back-up for estimate figures, including current (accurate) information on prices from suppliers through direct contact, sales brochures, price lists, etc.
  • Support other department personnel as required; may include preparing estimates in other disciplines.
  • May review design options and recommend best solution based on cost, engineering quality or availability of materials.

  • Rate information using personal judgment or standards that can be measured or checked.
  • Work within precise limits or standards of accuracy.
  • Use reason and logic.
  • Perform mathematicall operations rapidly and accurately.

Project Manager / Estimator
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Requirements (Cont'd):
  • See detail in objects or drawings, recognize slight differences in shapes or shadings and picture flat drawings as 3-dimensional objects.
  • Work easily and skillfully with hands.
  • Climb and maintain balance on ladders and scaffolds.
  • See well (naturally or with correction) and distinguish colors.
  • Reach for, handle and grasp wires and hand tools.
  • Bend, crouch and work in small places.
  • Lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Must maintain license(s) as required by state law(s).

Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications & Experience:

Educational and experience requirements include: Two (2) to five (5) years estimating, controls and/or engineering experience related to similar facility construction. Advanced knowledge of assigned discipline, estimating techniques and cost control, plus ability to interpret computerized cost data and systems essentials.