TC Electric, LLC is one of the leading transit signal system installation contractors in New York City. Founded in 2005, TC Electric has successfully created an organization that values a working environment that embraces learning, transparency, and strong ethical behavior. At TC Electric we believe that our greatest asset is our people and we are committed to establishing a structure for professionals to advance their careers.
The Senior Estimator is responsible for working both independently and collaboratively (with executive management and project teams) to estimate project costs for firm fixed-price bids, proposals and change orders. The Estimator’s role is to leverage field experience, industry knowledge and solid analytical skills to prepare accurate quantity take-offs. Fundamental to this role is the ability to make sound assumptions and identify gaps in construction documents.
Responsible for all aspects of Estimating process
Conduct thorough analysis of drawings and specifications, ensuring required information is provided.
Perform detailed project cost estimates by analyzing plans and specifications and performing quantity take-offs for select trades
Research selected products from a cost and constructability perspective.
Solicit sub-contractor pricing and bids for different trades in preparation of cost estimate and manage the subcontractor RFP process.
Qualify and level subcontractors’ proposals according to project specifications.
Itemize trade specific scopes and prepare bid packages.
Review progress and construction documents for constructability.
Lead and participate in discussion regarding alternate detail and materials for specific areas or trades.
Provide and present value engineering options and costs.
Maintain discretion and confidentiality at all times.
Provide and present estimating productions and scheduling.
Coordinate administrative staff in sending documents to vendors.
Interact with clients, architects, engineers and Local Jurisdictions to understand and incorporate project objectives, schedules, permits, costs, etc.
Attend Site Tours and Pre-bid meetings
Perform any other duties assigned.
Minimum of 5 years of construction estimating experience.
Strong verbal and written communication.
Highly proficient in selected software (Excel, Word, Outlook) AccuBid estimating software and P6 a plus.
Ability to make decisions, work independently and coordinate with estimating colleagues.
Ability to meet critical project deadlines.
Willingness to coordinate and work as a team member.
Excellent interpersonal, writing and computer skills.
Experience with estimating software.
Ability to organize and prioritize.
High degree of knowledge of electrical construction, including signal systems.
College degree in Electrical Engineering, Construction Management or other related field and/or equivalent years’ industry experience.