Full Job Description
E2 Optics is an award-winning Woman-Owned IT Solutions Provider. We specialize in Data Centers, Structured Cabling, Audio Visual, Video, Electronic Physical Security, Wireless, and DAS Solutions. Our Core Value Culture is built on the foundation of Safety, Passion, Family Centric, Respect, Integrity, Accountability, Collaboration, and Agility. E2 Optics’ Core Values guide our business, our employees, and our relationships with customers and partners. We embrace these values as a way to not only be a better business, but to be better human beings. We are looking for candidates who align with our Core Value Culture and eager to become a part of a growing team, focused on delivering the very best in customer service while utilizing cutting edge technology and practices, and having fun!
The Estimator will support sales in developing cost estimates for the installation of structured cabling projects and the construction of mission critical data centers. Estimations will include all the necessary materials, labor, and engineering costs required to deliver a profitable job which meets or exceeds customer requirements. This position also coordinates sales to project management transition activities.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Core Duties & Responsibilities:
Safety is E2's number one Core Value. Follow safe work practices and company and client worksite policies.
Promote company Core Values to foster and safeguard family-centric culture
Responds to bid specifications, writing scope of work, developing cost estimates, predicting the duration of the project, and including contingencies.
Estimates the amount and type of material required to deliver the bid specification.
Provides complete project engineering and estimating labor.
Assists the sales organization by attending site-walk and pre-bid meetings, documenting site conditions for use in the development of accurate cost estimates.
Ensures timely completion of and meets bid schedules and deadlines.
Acts as liaison between and meet with sales, project management and operations to effectively transition projects and streamline communications.
Recommends vendors and materials to obtain best solution, most competitive price, and proper lead-times.
Reads and understand blueprints.
Establishes and maintains working relationships with vendors and subcontractors.
Obtain knowledge on other technologies, as directed by customer demand.
Contribute to product selection research, configuration standards, and best practices
Help educate our sales teams on our products and services.
Travel: The individual in this role should be able and willing to travel as required by E2.
High School Diploma or GED required, Associate’s/Bachelor’s Degree is preferred
RCDD is preferred
Minimum of five (5) years’ experience estimating large scale new commercial construction projects including mission critical data centers and structure cable projects.
Structured Cabling/Low Voltage industry experience required.
E2 Optics Estimation group is 100% digitally based. Expertise in use of Bluebeam is required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Must be proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project).
Must be proficient in the use of Bluebeam for all takeoffs of digital drawings.
Must have the proven ability to design, engineer, estimate and develop a written and graphic representation of the company’s proposed solutions utilizing the software resources provided by the company.
Able to multi-task and meet strict deadlines.
Impeccable problem-solving skills.
Demonstrated detail orientation.
Proficient with reading and understanding blueprints of building floor plans and construction designs.
Demonstrated and effective communication and interpersonal skills.
Strong ability to work in teams and foster confidence in all.
WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The standard work environment for this position is an indoors business office and construction environment. Ability to use a computer and/or hand tools while sitting or standing for extended periods of time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk or hear, use hands, stoop, kneel, bend, rotate, push, pull, reach with hands and arms on intermittent to regular basis daily. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The employee must regularly carry and climb ladders to 20 feet. The employee may be required to work in tight, confined spaces. The employee must demonstrate regular and on-time attendance. There could be a requirement of occasional travel by conventional means including aircraft, motor vehicle and the like within the region and to other locations as required. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.
E2 Optics, LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. E2 Optics, LLC actively recruits qualified women, minorities, disabled and veterans for all positions for which they are qualified.