Estimating Engieer

Birmingham, AL 35243

Posted: 06/06/2022 Job Number: 20121

Job Description

Our client has an immediate need for an Estimating Engineer to join their team in Birmingham, AL.   

  • Apply substation expertise to accurately "scope" projects and provide quality cost and duration estimates in a timely fashion.
  • Develop detailed project scopes and conceptual design packages used to produce accurate cost estimates and project schedules as the basis for complex design activities.
  • Provide timely and accurate cost estimates to customers, including Project Management, Transmission Planning, and Transmission Maintenance Support to facilitate budget development and management.
  • Participate in transmission substation solution and site selection committees and prepare conceptual designs as required to support the process.
  • Identify variances between estimated and actual quantities to continuously improve the process of scoping and estimating function.
  • Provide input on the development and refinement of substation estimating units used in the estimating system to ensure accurate estimates of equipment, material, labor durations, and total costs.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • General knowledge of transmission planning, physical design, construction, operations, and maintenance.
  • General knowledge of the activities associated with surveying, land acquisition, and obtaining easements.
  • Working knowledge of processes, procedures, and tools used to develop transmission line/substation/civil projects.
  • Working knowledge of the design standards, processes, procedures, and tools used to scope, estimate, and design transmission line/substation/civil projects.
  • Detailed knowledge of local, state, and federal regulations governing the design and construction of transmission line/substation/civil projects.
  • Detailed knowledge of transmission line/substation/civil cost estimating.
  • Detailed knowledge of transmission line/substation/civil construction methods, equipment, techniques, and associated costs.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office products and transmission software applications to estimate and design transmission line/substation/civil projects.
  • Time management and organizational skills sufficient to manage multiple projects with various priorities and competing deadlines.
  • Exhibits strong problem solving, oral and written communication skills, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain peer and customer relationships across organizational lines.
  • Proven ability to build consensus and achieve results through the effective use of persuasive communication and formal presentation skills.

  • Prior experience in transmission substation physical planning, design, construction, operations, or maintenance is required.

  • BS Engineering or Engineering Technology degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or Civil Engineering
  • Professional Engineering (P.E.) license
  • Prior experience in transmission project development and cost estimating

Term: Temporary-15 plus Years

Pay: $35.00-$51.00


Meet Your Recruiter

Jaie Rogers
Technical Recruiter

Hi, my name is Jaie Rogers and I am a native of Honduras.  My family moved to Bronx, NY when I was two years old and in 2003 I made the move to the Atlanta, GA area where I currently reside.  I started my career in recruiting and staffing in 2010.  My background consists of recruiting for various positions in the medical field, call-centers, property management, industrial manufacturing plants, along with engineering and technical roles.  The most exciting part of my job is talking to a variety of people every day and getting to know them.  The most filling part is being a career matchmaker for both my client and the candidates.

In my free time, I enjoy reading, sewing, thrifting, playing sports, and spending time with my family.

I do not like to quit or give up, so you will always be in the best hands when it comes to finding the top career opportunities.

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