Electrical Estimator

Job Description:

We are looking to hire an experienced electrical estimator to determine the approximate costs of various electrical installations for industrial, commercial, and mission critical work. The electrical estimator’s responsibilities include getting packages out to vendors for quotation, determining the quotes are accurate, material and labor take off with the use of Trimble Estimation, reviewing the project with the management team, writing bid letters, following up with customers, working with project management to turn projects over once won, help with the submittal process and change orders as needed.

To be successful as an electrical estimator, you should be detail-oriented and have sound knowledge of electrical codes. Ultimately, an exceptional Electrical Estimator should be adept at reading building plans and specifications and demonstrate outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills.


  • Analyzing blueprints to determine wire lengths as well as suitable outlet placement based on electrical codes.
  • Determining the amount, type, and cost of materials and fixtures needed for each electrical project.
  • Determining the amount of labor required to complete each project.
  • Determining the potential profitability of electrical projects to assist management in making sound bidding decisions.
  • Providing viable solutions to increase project profitability.
  • Completing and submitting competitive project bids in accordance with established guidelines.
  • Regularly updating cost databases to accurately reflect fluctuating material and labor costs.
  • Evaluating labor and material costs to determine whether it is more feasible to construct electrical components or sub-contract the construction of components.


  • The ability to interpret blueprints.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Exceptional customer service skills.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Proficient Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Strong ability to navigate Trimble Estimation software


  • Minimum of 3 years of commercial estimating experience and project manager experience
  • Must have good knowledge or the electrical trade and NEC
  • Must have good technology skills including Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Bluebeam and Accubid
  • Need high attention to detail for accurate estimating and project coordination
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


  • Personal Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid Holidays: 7 paid holidays and one rotating holiday
  • Pay it forward Time Off: All employees have (1) additional paid time off to willingly offer their time to serve the community or volunteer at their choice of place, subject to the other terms of the time off policy. 
  • Health Benefits: All employees are eligible for medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage
  • 401(k) Retirement: The Company provides a 100% match of the first 4% of employee’s contribution each year, to the plan.  Eligibility for the plan begins the first day of the month following 90 days of employment.
  • Education: Switch Electric, LLC will determine financial contribution for employees pursue of education, upon receiving information such as costs and schedule of classes.