Estimator - T&D
Dallas, TX 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description

For us, "family" doesn't describe our size or capabilities, rather it's a way of doing business.

It means we put people first. From our committed and dynamic safety culture, to the way we treat our employees and clients, to how we interact with project stakeholders on a daily basis, our focus on people allows us to achieve our goal of doing a good job, and doing it with integrity.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package to include:

Competitive Compensation
Health Insurance
Vision & Dental
Health Savings Account
Flexible Spending Accounts
Short- and Long-Term Disability
Life Insurance

Position Responsibilities
The T&D Estimator will develop, evaluate, compile and present scope and cost data for engineering, and construction estimates on distribution, substation and transmission projects up to 500 KV.

  • Perform a complete take off
  • Review all project documents
  • Attend scope review meetings
  • Participate in pre construction review of proposal specifications and drawings to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate.
  • Prepare accurate quantity surveys and estimates for transmission, substation and distribution projects.
  • Utilizes company estimating system to develop bid package and follows company guidelines, systems, policies and procedures.
  • Prepare vendor proposal comparisons and estimate summary sheets.
  • Monitor proposed estimates with actual cost data.
  • Review design options and through collaboration with Engineers, recommend best solution based on cost, quality or availability of materials.
  • Consults with clients, vendors, subcontractors or other individuals to discuss and formulate estimates, schedule work activities, and resolve issues.
  • Develop scope narratives, clarifications, and qualifications for clearly written client proposals.
  • Education
    Bachelors Degree
    Position Requirements
  • Minimum 10+ years transmission and distribution (T&D) estimating experience.
  • Lump Sum and GMP Design Build estimates and have a strong background in conceptual design estimates.
  • MS Project or P6 Scheduling
  • Heavy Bid or other current estimating software
  • Understand current job market & risks strategies
  • Negotiation with contractors and subcontractors
  • Establish and maintain historical cost data
  • Indirect cost development methodology

    Previous field or estimating experience in the following areas highly preferred:
  • Underground / overhead distribution
  • Substation / Switch Yard experience to 500 KV
  • Transmission to 500 KV
  • Helicopter aerial operations to support conductor stringing and structure assembly is highly desirable, but not required
  • Training
    On the job, safety and compliance
    Equal Opportunity Statement
    IEA, and our family of companies, is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. We consider all qualified applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or any other legally protected status. We also comply with all applicable laws governing employment practices and do not discriminate on the basis of any unlawful criteria.


    Job Summary
    Start Date
    As soon as possible
    Employment Term and Type
    Regular, Full Time
    Required Education
    Bachelor's Degree
    Required Experience
    10+ years
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