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Posted: Monday, July 24, 2017 12:02 AM


Company Name: A-C Electric Company

Required Travel: 10-25%
Min Education: H.S. Diploma/Equivalent
Min Experience: 5-7 Years
Job Type: Full-Time
Salary: $150,000.00 - $220,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

Our Chief Estimator at A-C Electric Company is retiring after 20+ years of successful service, and we’re looking for his successor. Are you a Chief Electrical Estimator looking for an opportunity to join the senior management team of a firm that is growing 15% a year, with projected revenues to exceed $100M this fiscal year, and operating in four and soon to be five markets in California? If so, please read on.

If you are the right candidate for our Chief Electrical Estimator position then you:

• oversee the daily productivity and effectively delegate estimating duties and activities amongst an estimating team.
• can estimate complex commercial and industrial projects while both leading and further developing the strength of the estimating team.
• are a relentless developer of estimating policies, procedures, systems, and personnel with an objective to ensure QA/QC of all estimates prior to client submission.
• enjoy working with Division Managers to review, clarify, validate and address prospective projects in a manner that ensures the achievement of established ratio of volume awarded to bid volume.
• exhibit discretion in reviewing, analyzing and interpreting bid documents to determine Scope of Work and use independent judgement to formulate the estimating approach and bid strategy in a manner that enables the attainment of awarded projects within contract quotes.
• heavily interact with vendors, suppliers, GCs, customers and other company departments to resolve issues during design and/or pre-bid.
• are passionate about inspiring others to both perform at an exceptional level and to seek greater knowledge through continual learning.
• understand the entire electrical construction process from design through project close-out for large commercial and industrial projects.
• have advanced knowledge of estimating techniques and ability to interpret computerized cost data and systems.
• exhibit proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite, Bluebeam and McCormick.
• were the kid on the playground who when knocked down, would get right back up again.
• prefer craft beer to domestic brands.
• can be found at the gym pounding the rowing machine, headphones on while your eyes wander the facility structure assessing time and materials on how YOU would have designed the space.

More About Us:
Founded in 1945, A-C Electric Company has grown into one of the largest electrical contractors in Central California with Division locations in Bakersfield, Fresno and Visalia. We pride ourselves in employing the best and the brightest individuals, utilizing the highest quality materials and the latest construction methods to ensure that our customers receive the level of quality and value that they deserve. Our superior project performance, professionalism and stability is evidenced by our bond rating, which is one of the best in the industry.
• A-C Electric Company listed as #313 on Top 600 Specialty Contractors Nationwide by Engineering News-Record, 2016.
• A-C Electric Company listed as #8 Commercial Solar Contractor in North America by Sun Power World, 2016.
• A-C Electric Company listed as #1 Solar Company by Fresno Business Journal, 2016.
• A-C Electric Company wins 2015 California Family Business Award.

• Health and dental plans
• Paid vacations and holidays
• Life Insurance
• Short and long term disability plans
• Pension plan
• Two profit sharing plans
• Incentive and recognition programs
• Relocation assistance

Job Requirements

• 5+ Years in Pre-Construction Services Manager Role with similar scope at Electrical Contracting and/or Engineering firm.
$• 80-150M Preferred organization size with similar complexity
• Electrical Estimator experience a must.
• 10+ years of Field Experience a plus.

Contact Person: Jennifer Blackwood
Email Address:
Phone: 661/437-8789
Apply URL:

• Location: Bakersfield, Bakersfield, California

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