Estimator Trainee in Westbrook, ME at E.S. Boulos Company

Date Posted: 1/29/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Company Overview

Established in 1920, E.S. Boulos Company, a subsidiary of MYR Group Inc, has provided comprehensive electrical construction services to clients throughout the eastern United States. E.S. Boulos has two divisions, offering both power line construction and commercial/industrial electrical construction, making it a full service electrical provider. 

E.S. Boulos’ commercial and industrial electrical construction division specializes in large-scale commercial electrical projects, telecommunications, traffic signalization, gas distribution, high voltage distribution service and maintenance to clients. E.S. Boulos also offers design-build and pre-construction services and has in-house pre-fabrication and Building Information Modeling (BIM) capabilities.

Position Overview:  

The Estimator Trainee is an entry level position; the individual will be trained within the various tasks involved with cost estimation of projects consisting of commercial and industrial electrical installations.  This position will be based in Westbrook, ME and will work projects within the Northeast.

Estimator Job Duties:

  • Assist with estimates for commercial and industrial electrical installations.
  • Understand, track, and monitor program of work to ensure estimates are completed prior to deadlines in accordance with Company standards.
  • Assist with schedule and attend field job walks with customer, subcontractor, and construction personnel to understand and determine constructability requirements
  • Perform take-offs/evaluations for estimate preparation
  • Compare various project documents for accuracy and consistency
  • Participate in estimate review process with internal and external stake holders
  • Follow-up at the end of a project to close any loops in the estimating process
  • Understand and comply with the Company’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and other industry-specific professional and ethical conduct standards, if applicable
  • The essential functions of this position are to be performed in a Company designated office or field location

Job Requirements

Job Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering, Construction Management or related math major or equivalent work experience 
  • Prior experience in the electrical construction industry and/or possessing estimating knowledge of preferred 
  • Ability to understand blueprints, specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare time/cost/labor estimates for projects and services 
  • Able to interpret the National Electrical Code and understand the requirements.
  • Experience with Accubid preferred
  • Proficient in MS Excel and MS Word 
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, verbal, written, and communication skills
  • Able to work within a structured environment and follow Company procedures.
  • Ability to travel as required
  • A team player and be able to work with various partners from start to finish

Employee Benefits

  • Weekly pay via direct deposit
  • Comprehensive benefits package
    • Medical, dental, & vision
      • $15 weekly premium for employee only & employee plus family coverage
      • Low deductibles and out-of-pocket maximums
    • Flexible spending accounts
    • Company-paid short and long-term disability
    • Company-paid life and accidental death & dismemberment
    • Supplemental life and accidental death & dismemberment
    • Critical illness & accident plans
    • Identity theft protection
    • Group legal
    • Auto & homeowners
  • Generous 401(k) Plan
    • 100% match up to 6%; immediate vesting
    • Annual profit-sharing potential
  • Paid time off
    • Vacation
      • Tiered increases based on tenure with the company
    • Holidays (8 per year)
    • Sick time (as applicable)
  • Superior educational assistance program

Competitive salary commensurate with experience. 

Apply at: If you require an accommodation to complete the online application, please call our Employment Hotline at 1-855-635-1321.

MYR Group Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

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