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POST DATE 8/11/2016
END DATE 7/22/2017

Contra Costa Electric Martinez, CA

Martinez, CA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


About Us:

Contra Costa Electric (CCE) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of EMCOR Group, Inc. EMCOR is the world's leading provider of mechanical and electrical construction and facilities services, including planning, consulting, and operations and maintenance. Since 1946 the name Contra Costa Electric, Inc. has stood for value, quality and service. Our success is a result of our commitment to these principles. Headquartered in Martinez, CA with branch offices in Bakersfield and Fresno, CA, we combine the global reach and strong financial resources of EMCOR, vast local project experience and collaborative labor relations with the skill and knowledge of our professional personnel to fill the wide range of electrical construction needs of California.

Job Title: Electrical Estimator

Job Summary:

CONTRA COSTA ELECTRIC, INC. is seeking candidates for the position of Electrical Estimator. Applications for all experience levels, Junior through Senior is welcome.
As a member of our estimating team you will assist the company in meeting its goals and objectives by performing take-offs and pricing for various project types and sizes to acquire new work. The Estimator may also assist project management as it relates to certain projects and will partner with other employees.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Prepare quantity take-offs of electrical and low voltage systems
Prepare detailed estimates including assigning material and labor values to take-offs
Acquire vendor pricing on specialty materials, equipment and systems
Evaluate and assist with subcontractor and vendor scope and pricing review
Participate and or coordinate in project kick-off and turn-over meetings
Comply with all company operating policies and procedures.
Perform additional assignments as directed by Chief Estimator
Maintains positive working relationships with clients, building owners, contractors, consultants, vendors and partners.


A combination of education, training and experience in cost estimating electrical construction (a four year degree in Engineering, Construction Technology or a related field is desirable)
Experienced applicants must have a minimum of 2+ years working for an electrical contractor with direct experience in estimating electrical construction projects as an Estimator.
Knowledge of electrical power, lighting and low voltage electrical systems
Candidate must possess a thorough understanding of electrical design documents in various stages of design completion
Must be skilled in prioritizing, problem solving, multi-tasking and organizing.
Excellent communication and computer skills are required.

Computer Applications used to perform daily tasks:

Microsoft Office applications
Working knowledge of Accubid estimating software is proffered
Other Databases as needed

Based on work and salary history, experience and qualifications.

We offer our employees a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package and are always looking for individuals with the talent and skills required to contribute to our continued growth and success. EOE M/F/VET/DISABLED
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As a Fortune 500 company, EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME) is a leader in mechanical and electrical construction, industrial and energy infrastructure, and building services.

EMCOR represents a rare combination of broad reach with local execution, combining the strength of an industry leader with the knowledge and care of 170+ locations.

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