Estimator - Power Delivery
Scottsdale, AZ  / Rockford, IL 
Posted 19 days ago
Job Description

Come join the William Charles team!  As a leader in heavy civil construction, rail construction, asphalt paving, general contracting, environmental construction and remediation, and electrical contracting,
we connect people and places through the neighborhoods, rail facilities, and highways we build!

We are looking for an Estimator to join our highly skilled, professionally trained Power Delivery team who is dedicated to helping others – and our customers – succeed in every way.  This position will work out of one of our office locations in Illinois, Nevada or Arizona.  Our past and our future are bridged by generations of employees who have propelled us forward with the passion and “we can do it” spirit they bring to the job each day.


The Estimator for the Power Delivery group will work with a team to complete the due diligence necessary to estimate the cost of work associated with a project.  This Estimator will also oversee the client bid submittal process.

  • Communicate with owners, subcontractors and vendors
  • Review and understand contract specifications and drawings
  • Identify, define and quantify potential project risks
  • Perform quantity take-offs and scope review for estimate preparation
  • Develop pricing based on historical production data
  • Evaluate and compare subcontractor/supplier quotes
  • Conduct site visits and perform research prior to bid
  • Assist other staff with subcontractor bid list preparation
  • Develop and maintain subcontractor relationships
  • Other duties as assigned

  • B.S. in Engineering, Construction Management, or relevant discipline preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years prior experience Estimating for a General Contractor

Combination of equivalent education and work experience may be considered

  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Exceptional mathematical ability
  • Must be organized
  • Knowledge of wind / solar collection system, substation, or utility distribution (overhead or underground) construction means and methods
  • Ability to read plans/drawings/specifications and apply to the estimate
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to travel is required for pre-bids and site visits
  • Ability to perform project takeoffs
  • Experience with Bid2Win or HCSS HeavyBid preferred
  • Experience with MS Office Suite
  • Obtain and review offers and quotes by subcontractors and vendors
  • Build relationships with key vendors (subcontractors, suppliers, engineers, etc.)
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States now and in the future

This Company is an EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Protected Veterans Employer


Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
3+ years
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