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Estimating Coordinator

Tri-City Electric Co. is currently seeking an Estimating Coordinator for an immediate opening. The Estimating Coordinator will be responsible for providing overall support and assistance to the estimating team. This position will be based out of our Davenport, Iowa or Des Moines, Iowa office (per the candidate’s choice).

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Analyze bid invitations and information from online project platforms. Route opportunities to appropriate internal divisions and affiliated companies.
  • Obtain bid documents from bidding platforms, clients, or online plan rooms and organize for estimators. Create and maintain proposal folders with all updates to project plans and specifications.
  • Maintain and update internal bid calendar to include project updates, pre-bid dates, addendum notifications, bid date changes, cancellations, and general contractor invitations. Review with Vice President of Estimating and/or President as needed.
  • Contact General Contractors and update bidders list for each project to maximize opportunities to obtain work for Tri-City Electric Co. and its affiliated companies.
  • Read, interpret, and understand project manual and bid submission requirements while working with project estimators to prepare bid documents for bid submission.
  • Assemble prime bid documents, requiring thorough knowledge and understanding of the construction bid process to ensure bid submittal is timely, complete, organized, and accurate.
  • Procure bid bonds and additional required bid documents as needed.
  • Assist in submitting prequalification to vendors and other clients as requested.
  • Maintain list of company qualified vendors/subcontractors.
  • Request and track Target forms regarding bids that involve non-union participation.
  • Organize, log, and track all scope letters and estimates in Marketing/Estimating spreadsheet, utilizing McCormick and bid specifications for information.
  • Responsible for continuous maintenance and entry of bid information in Basis Board to successfully track company-wide analytics.
  • Provide support for project turnover from the estimating department to project management after contracts are awarded.

Candidates must possess strong attention to detail, focus on accuracy, solid communication skills, positive initiative and judgement, the ability to problem solve and meet deadlines, self-motivation and be organized.

All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a drug screen and reference check. Tri-City Electric Co. is an equal opportunity employer.

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