Estimator 1
QUES
Upland, CA

About $51,000 - $70,000 a year

Skills
Quanta Utility Engineering Services, Inc. is a rapidly growing design/engineering/field services company within the U.S. Electric Power Utility Distribution markets. As part of the Quanta Services, Inc. portfolio of companies, QUES has visibility into utility strategies nationwide and has the ability to provide solutions directly to the customer or to partner with other Quanta companies to deliver full service solutions to the nation’s electric utility infrastructure. Headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri; QUES is licensed to work in all 50 states and has a nationwide footprint of regional offices.

Our growing company is seeking to hire an Estimator I, who develops plans, designs, resource requirements and cost estimates for construction and maintenance projects involving distribution overhead and underground lines and facilities. Participates in the acquisition of permits and environmental clearances. Completes Joint Pole Authorization documentation as well as communicates and coordinates with other departments, customers, governmental bodies and various external organizations.

Responsibilities:
Prepare preliminary and detailed drawings by hand or using computer aided drafting software.
Prepare construction plans, material requirements and cost estimates for electrical distribution overhead and underground projects.
Assist in the development of, conductor replacement, structure replacements, and other Overhead and Underground projects.
Review field data, photos, etc. to meet requirements of latest updates and technologies of the customer.
Work on multiple projects simultaneously and meet all requirements.
Performs field visits to gather technical data.
Create and translate Wind Loading / Pole Loading / compliance forms (Ocalc)
Coordinate access to professional/private facilities (e.g., schools, hospitals, military bases, etc.) when applicable.
Assist in field site meets; meet with developers, customers, local agencies. .
Communicates with internal staff and customer with appropriate medias (email, fax, phone, video, etc.).
Accurately complete a Joint Pole data sheet.
Field check design layouts.
Office check designs and redline changes.
Other duties as required

Requirements:
Has a broad knowledge of engineering principles, construction standards, and industry practices.
Has a general knowledge of PG&E proprietary software including, but not limited to: SAP, EES, MET, TIL and Ocalc