Peter Kazella & Associates, Inc. Senior Electrical Estimator in New York, New York

Senior Electrical Estimator



Location:New York, NY, United States

Date Posted: 07-17-2017

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Our client is an established Electrical Contracting Firm that is a leader in the Data Center / Mission Critical Facilities Market. They provide electrical contractors, designers, electrical commissioning, operations / maintenance, and management expertise for their clients’ critical power needs.Senior Electrical Estimator - NYCSolid experience in Electrical Power Distribution and Generation Estimating for Construction Projects a MUST! Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and review Price and Cost Proposals / Specifications, drawings or customer requests to determine equipment requirements.

  • Prepare and review the scope specified within the proposal to ensure it includes appropriate scope

  • Prepare price work up sheets to accurately determine costs and profits

  • Review the labor rates to ensure accordance to the contract specifications and check labor productivity to ensure hours allotted are appropriate to minimize working restrictions, overtime, etc.

  • Prepare and review the material pricing and validate against other pricing references, acquire material quotes when possible

  • Prepare and review pre-purchased material or equipment and/or equipment rental rates against fair and reasonable pricing references

  • Review contractor mark-ups to ensure that the correct mark-ups are being used and that any mark-up caps are not exceeded

  • Assist with the Preparation of Sales Proposals

  • Assist in sales strategy for proposals

  • Interface with Project Managers regarding project requirements

  • Will participate in the negotiation meeting with subcontractors

  • Develop cost estimates from the engineering drawings; proactively identify deficiencies and/or questions; and actively assist the project team toward the answers

  • Prepare and review material take-offs from contract documents and drawings

  • Prepare conceptual and cost study estimates from preliminary sketches

  • Accumulate, evaluate and document historical cost data for the development of future estimates


  • Experience with Construction Services for Large Buildings / Facilities a Must

  • Electrical / Mechanical Systems background - preferably experience estimating for UPS, switchgear, PDU, generator, and other critical power systems

  • Design Build Experience a MUST

  • Familiar with NEC Code

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Capable of Multi-tasking in a fast paced environment.

  • Fiber and Data experience a plus

  • MS Office Skills to include: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Visio

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Engineering or Construction

  • 5-15+ years of experience in performing Cost Estimates, Reviewing Contractor's Price and Cost Proposals for major engineering and construction projects

  • Heavy Construction Projects experience is preferred

  • Experience with Construction Estimation Software (Timberline, CMIC, etc)

    Submittal InstructionsQualified candidates can send their resume to ( resume at pkaza dot com ) with 9609934 in the subject. After applying, if you have further questions, you may call 973-895-5200 and ask for Iggy. You can also submit via our career portal and also see all of our critical facility openings at: If this job is not for you, feel free to forward this along. WE PAY FOR REFERRALS!! Company offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, medical insurance, a 401(k) plan.EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V