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Barts Electric Vice President of Estimating / Senior Electrical Estimator in Kansas City, Missouri

Vice President of Estimating / Senior Electrical Estimator


Location:Kansas City, MO



Bart-s Electric is a full service electrical and special systems contractor which has built a reputation of reliability and service that sets us apart in the commercial electric industry. Bart-s Electric philosophy is summarized in the phrase -We give the customer more service than they paid for.- We have an opening for an Estimator to join our pre-construction team in the Kansas City, MO area.

Position Responsibilities

Analyzes bid proposals, blueprints, specifications, and other documentation to prepare time, cost, and labor estimates for specific products, projects and or services.

Duties include:

  • Reviews and analyzes data submissions to determine material and labor requirements for bid proposals.

  • Computes cost factors and prepares estimates used by company for purposes of planning, organizing, and scheduling work; preparing bids; selecting vendors or subcontractors; and determining cost effectiveness.

  • Manages centralized cost estimating database system to support cost estimating process.

  • Consults with clients, vendors, or other individuals to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.

  • Authorizes changes or revisions to bidding process.

  • Provides technical advice and assistance during pass-over and budgeting process.

  • Assess cost effectiveness of products, projects or services, tracking actual costs relative to bids as the project develops.

  • Analyzes completed projects to compare estimated costs to actual costs and determine the reasons for any discrepancies.

  • Researches and identifies cost trends to identify areas for improvement.

  • Oversees initial budgeting process of projects.

  • Establishes project phase codes and provides consultation to accounting department for data entry.

  • Supervise and direct the activities of other senior and junior estimators.

  • Review and approve bids of other senior and junior estimators.

  • Conduct performance evaluations for other senior and junior estimators.

Position Qualifications

Must have knowledge of the Kansas City electrical market with a minimum of 3 years experience estimating projects in commercial or industrial electrical construction ranging from $100,000 to $5,000,000 in electrical value. Must have a high school diploma. Degree in Electrical Engineering Construction Management or related field is preferred. Strong computer, detail and organizational skills. Some experience with design/build services and plan/spec estimating a plus.

We offer competitive pay and a generous benefits package!

Barts Electric is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage the hiring and promotion of women and minorities.

Please follow the online application process. We will contact those candidates we are interested in pursuing further.