Career Opportunities

Entry Level Electrical Controls Estimator-Designer

Basic Function:

The controls estimator/designer will train with an experienced estimator and designers for pump system control, SCADA, cellular, Motor Control Centers, lift stations, water pressure booster systems, boiler controls, and other custom work per project specifications. The estimator/designer must be able to quickly read and understand long specification and plan sets and convert these into an estimate and project drawings. Responsibility for performing take-offs from construction drawings from salesmen requests of projects is also a big part of the position.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Understands customer specifications (commercial and municipal), standards, and National Electric Code
  • Communicate effectively with sales to collect all relevant information relating to the application
  • Ability to work closely with the sales team to create proposals that contain the proper content and price point that will appeal to the customer and generate further discussions
  • Generate Cost Estimate, performance specifications, and customer build specs
  • Analyze and interpret detailed drawings and specifications to develop accurate and timely electrical take-offs
  • Determine and quote value-engineered prefab solutions according to plans and specifications
  • Develop a complete submittal package, including panel assembly drawings, schematic, and an itemized quotation
  • Develop and optimize best practices to consistently deliver timely project quotations and drawings
  • Create control schematics integrated with plc I/O and variable frequency drives to provide specified functionality and panel layout drawings for control panel assembly
  • Insure that drawings comply with internal and customer drawing standards
  • There is no supervisory responsibility or direct reports
  • Minimal (less than 5%) travel

Desired Skills & Experience
Qualifications and Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical / Computer Engineering or Electronics Technology or a minimum of four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Basic understanding of National Electric Code
  • AutoCAD required with SolidWorks a plus
  • Accumatica for Estimates, Inventory, and Bill of Material creation
  • Good mechanical and electrical aptitude
  • Knowledge of basic electrical wiring a must
  • Exposure to ISA drawing standards a plus
  • Familiarity with pumps and pump systems a plus
  • Good written and oral communication skills required
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications
  • Team player, flexible, self-motivated, get along well with co-workers

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