Sr. Electrical Engineer/Estimator

Pernix Group, Inc. Lombard, IL
Pernix Group is a leading construction company, offering diversified general contracting, design/build, construction management, preconstruction consulting, EPC, and O&M services to private clients and public agencies. We have provided construction services since 1995 and have established a strong reputation within the Government, Commercial & Industrial, and Power markets by executing complex projects on-time and within budget while adhering to strict quality control measures.

 Responsibilities:
  • Break down scope of work into definable tasks (WBS development).
  • Review and comprehend technical and administrative documents such as Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and Requests for Quotes (RFQs).
  • Determine work crews and production rates for performance of required tasks.
  • Function as a project estimator / discipline estimator in development of cost proposals.
  • Determine list of material takeoffs to define quantities of work materials (i.e. BOM or BOQ and price)
  • Strong technical knowledge in electrical construction, HVAC, plumbing, fire protection; training experience
  • Passionate about best practices and excellence in the industry.
  • Experience in an electrical contracting environment is a plus
  • Knowledge of building construction, materials, systems, market conditions, and trade practices.
  • Exposure to major projects  (i.e. office buildings, hi-rise, hospital/healthcare, hospitality, hi-tech, biopharma, higher education, laboratory, and government project experience); International experience
  • Conceptual estimating, and negotiated project experience is a plus, but competitive hard bid experience is also valued.
  • Field experience is a strong asset.
 Requirements:
  • Minimum 5 years of electrical construction career progression with an emphasis on estimating and preconstruction.
  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited university in Civil, Electrical, or Electrical Engineering; Electrical degree strongly preferred
  • Some international travel might be required
  • Must be a U.S. citizen and able to obtain and maintain a security clearance; current clearance is a plus

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