Low-voltage Solutions Estimator

Brief Description: Parallel Technologies has been in the Building Infrastructure (BI) Industry for 30+ years and named one of the fastest growing companies. Parallel is customer focused, high energy, fun, and fast paced environment. Join our BI team, a collaborative group of individuals with utmost integrity and dedication. We are seeking an Estimator to join our team!

Qualified candidates must have a basic understanding of electrical low-voltage systems. General responsibilities include: Site visits, project estimating, bid preparation and project submittals.

Reports to: Estimation Manager

Responsibilities:
Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Evaluate specs and concepts related to a project to create estimates and proposals.
  • Collaborate with team to develop best approaches, value, and pricing on complex projects.
  • Ability to quantify with adequate detail and provide well organized estimate detail.
  • Research, obtain, and negotiate competitive pricing.
  • Perform detailed takeoffs and review detailed scope of work and/or specs.
  • Complete quotes in agreed upon time frame.
  • Prepare lists of subcontractors/suppliers confirmed to be bidding on project.
  • Assist in the compiling of quantities/costs affecting general conditions.
  • Assist project management team in the construction planning meeting. Familiarize the project team with assumptions and methods contemplated by the estimate.
  • Maintain excellent relationship with subcontractors and suppliers. Periodically participate in meetings, promote existing and future projects.
  • Become familiar in usage and maintenance of all estimating software.
  • Follow up on projects prior to installation to ensure quality and correctness.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Two year-degree preferred, with three (3) plus years estimating experience
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Working knowledge of BlueBeam software
  • Working knowledge of estimating software
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints
  • Working knowledge of Low-voltage systems and Security solutions

Parallel Technologies is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Depending upon the position you may be required to join a Union under the Minnesota Limited Energy Agreement.

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