Cummings Electrical


The Estimator is an integral part of the electrical construction process and ensures competitiveness, profitability and growth. Responsibilities include, developing accurate, competitive, and profitable bid proposals for a variety of commercial and industrial projects, and ensuring that the Company’s best interests are represented, including profitability and cost control.


Reviews and evaluates project plans and specifications, bid documents, and other relevant documents to identify what is needed to create a bid proposal

Calculates the cost of electrical construction based on reviewing and evaluating available documents

Consults with clients, vendors and personnel in other departments to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues

Confers with engineers, architects, owners, contractors, and subcontractors on changes and adjustments to cost estimates

Prepare estimates used by management for purposes such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work

Attends job site walk-throughs with other estimators as necessary to ensure that any field conditions that may potentially affect or impact the construction, prospective bid or pre-construction designs are properly handled

Work alongside other estimators, project managers and project engineers on change orders and cost to complete estimates of ongoing projects

Analyzes projects for value engineering options while taking into account specific job conditions that may affect labor and material to be purchased and installed

Anticipates potential problems and is proactive by taking action

Requests material and equipment quotes from vendors and equipment suppliers.

Reviews quotes to confirm adherence to quote specifications and accuracy of quotes received

Develops and maintains a positive relationship with vendors

Prepares bid documents including specific scope letter for each project, evaluations with adjustments for buy-outs, labor rate, productivity, etc. and Identifies any inconsistent issues, conflicts, and other problems

Designs electrical service systems for projects including building and pre-construction services

Attend estimating/sales meetings, and project meetings to discuss bid status, and present/solve problems

Meets with general contractors and site personnel, as needed

Keeps company personnel, clients, general contractors, and all others current on bid progress

Able to provide accurate, detailed and competitive estimates

These statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work to be performed by this position. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. Additional responsibilities may also be assigned


High school diploma or equivalent, combined with completion of an Electrical Apprenticeship Program and field experience, or a Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or similar studies

Minimum 5+ years’ relevant experience related to commercial and/or industrial projects

Accustomed to estimating for projects valued at $3 million and above

Thorough knowledge of the electrical field with familiarity in materials and construction methods

Knowledgeable of the N.E.C and local codes

Proficient with MS Suite & Outlook and experience utilizing Accubid and Bluebeam Revu

Strong computer skills and adept at learning new software

Strong quantitative and analytical skills

Able to work independently and as part of a team

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Detailed oriented and self-motivated

All applicants will be subject to background check and drug screen.

Salary requirements commensurate with experience.

Excellent benefits package, including health, dental, vision and 401K

Please note that we are not accepting agency phone calls or referrals regarding vacancies with this position.



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