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POST DATE 8/18/2016
END DATE 10/26/2016

Matrix NAC Eddystone, PA

Company
Matrix NAC
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
16-0120
AJE Ref #
575916446
Location
Eddystone, PA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

Description
An Estimator I is responsible for developing project cost estimates for a limited number of trades that will require a knowledge of the work being performed and the ability to do quantity take-offs from the available documents and enter those into a standardized database. The estimate will need to be organized to meet the companies and clients expected structure. This position is specifically related to industrial electrical work, substation, transmission and distribution work.
Essential Functions
Actively supports the Company s commitment to safety and its Core Values.
Represents the Company at all times with high moral standards while adhering to the Company s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics.
Maintains quality service by following the standard of ethics and integrity laid down in company policy and ensure that company information and information entrusted to us by our clients is kept with the appropriate level of confidentiality.
Prepare estimates by calculating takeoff elements of the work accurately and assign them to the appropriate items in the database.
Prepares proposals based on review of RFP requirements and completes deliverables.
Solicit subcontract and vendor pricing utilizing uniform corporate structure.
Prepares work to be accomplished by organizing and gathering information for the estimate in a manner required to meet the needs of the project.
Performs work on multiple projects concurrently with ability to prioritize.
Review pertinent documentation/conduct site visit as necessary for constructability assessments e.g. installation access, man lifts, scaffolding, cranes etc.
Perform other duties as required or assigned.
Qualifications
2+ years of appropriate field and/or office experience with a Bachelor s degree in Engineering or related field or 4+ years of field and/or office experience if no degree.
Attention to detail
Have the ability to visualize the finished product from the drawings and other documents provided.
Familiarity with construction work and terminology.
Good basic mathematical comprehension.
Good oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Be a self-motivated enthusiastic team player willing to work with others and adopt new ideas and methods.
Good computer skills including an operating knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. Familiarity with Sage estimating, project scheduling software (MS Project or Primavera) and databases will be an advantage.
This position may require occasional travel and extended workdays.

EEO/M/F/Disability/Vets/Affirmative Action Employer
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, marital status, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristic or category.