• Estimator

    Job Locations US-NY-Whitestone
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(1/10/2019 12:29 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview


    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 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 2 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.


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