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IES Commercial, Inc. - Commercial & Industrial Division

Company: Integrated Electrical Services, Inc.
Location: Suffolk
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

IES Commercial, Inc. - Commercial & Industrial Division, seeking a Junior Electrical Construction Estimator, Suffolk, Virginia.

Job Summary

  • Prepares cost estimates for all aspects of commercial or electrical construction projects up to $10M utilizing construction plans and specifications in accordance with company estimating guidelines and related industry standards.
  • Prepares estimates by calculating complete takeoff of scope of work.
  • Calculates various statistical data - quantity take-offs, material price lists, labor costs per man-hour, equipment, etc.
  • Researches historical data (purchase orders, subcontracts, productivity analysis reports, etc.) and compiles summary reports to develop guidelines and precedence for future estimates.
  • Participates in developing project update and bid package estimate documents.
  • Maintains files of working documents for back-up to estimating figures.
  • Assists in monitoring of conceptual estimates with actual cost data.
  • Coordinates total estimating effort relevant to particular bid/project as assigned.
  • Assists with vendor negotiations to insure quality and lowest cost possible on bid items.
  • Supports other department personnel as required, may include preparing estimates in other disciplines and assisting Project Managers with job start-up and change-order costs.


  • HS Diploma or GED equivalent.
  • General knowledge of estimating techniques, cost control, and material pricing.
  • Ability to calculate mathematical extensions, read and understand engineering drawings, purchase orders, contracts, and cost coding systems.
  • Prior construction estimating, engineering or similar experience preferred.
  • Electrical Construction knowledge preferred.
  • Strong computer skills, interpersonal relationship skills & written/verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively as an estimating team member.
  • Successfully pass pre-employment (post offer) background check, and MVR check when responsibilities require operating motor vehicles, and drug-test as may be required per federal or client contract, or DOT policy.

Company Overview: IES Commercial, Inc. - Commercial & Industrial Division, a subsidiary of IES Holdings, Inc. (IES), an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. IES is traded on the NASDAQ under the symbol IESC. IES Commercial & Industrial operates diverse business units across the United States, each focusing on distinct market segments and geographies, with some business units operating nationally. Safety is Priority One - and our record shows it.

Benefits: 401(k) Retirement Plan with company discretionary match, flexible medical-dental-vision insurance, short-term/long-term disability insurance, basic life/AD&D insurance and highly competitive pay in addition to paid-time-off in the majority of business units.

Keywords: Integrated Electrical Services, Inc., Suffolk , IES Commercial, Inc. - Commercial & Industrial Division, Other , Suffolk, Virginia

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