Pro Power and Electric is a premier commercial electrical contractor serving the MD/DC/VA region. We are seeking an energetic, motivated, and results driven Senior Estimator to work alongside our General Manager to assist in our preconstruction/estimating department, specifically on Government projects. As one of the leaders of our team, the Senior Estimator is responsible for preparing estimates, budgets, and pre-bid packages for our clients. Responsibilities also include preparing formal job bids through interpreting blueprints/drawings, performing take-offs and estimating job costs; and to interface with our clients and their representatives to ensure that technical specifications and designs are feasible and consistent with industry standards. Our ideal teammate excels at working in an open, collaborative environment and enjoys being part of a team. We want someone who can work hard, have fun while doing it, and bring in new ideas! PPE is committed to fostering a culture that not only emphasizes but values critical thinking, problem solving, constructive feedback, and employee engagement.

Essential Functions

  • Develop budgets with preliminary plan information and professional knowledge and expertise
  • Request additional information and work directly with the General Manager
  • Conduct site visits and attend pre-bid meetings to understand project scope
  • Review bid documents and create history of pre-bid RFPs and attend pre-bid meetings
  • Review and verify job scope, general conditions, job schedule, profit and subcontractor pricing with the Project Manager
  • Identify project labor, material, and time requirements by studying proposals, blueprints, written specifications and related documents
  • Create bid documents such as Scope of Work and Schedule of Values
  • Calculate costs of subcontract labor, general conditions, and materials
  • Transmit Requests for Proposal (RFPs) to subcontractors; following up by phone and e-mail to ensure an adequate number of bids will be received and make subcontractors aware of unusual plan requirements
  • Verify Scope of Work from subcontractors and format bids to fulfill all RFP requirements
  • Evaluate subcontractor bids to bid documents and plan to ensure that full scope of work was considered and consider subcontractors’ ability to perform the work Develop accurate, thorough, and complete job estimates
  • Track the status of open RFPs through receipt of subcontractor bid
  • Assist in reviewing change orders
  • Work closely with Project Manager(s) to maintain relationships with existing clients and subcontractors and advise PMs of bids that may require their input before the bid date
  • Collect supplier quotations before the bid date and ensure the quote meets correct scope of work for project
  • Follow up with clients to ensure bids are received and answer any client questions
  • Collaborate with the client to help them achieve their project cost budget through consideration of plan details, alternate material/finishes and building method


  • ­­Create cost reports and estimating reports as deemed necessary by management
  • May be needed to go into the field and perform electrical duties/responsibilities on job sites as needed
  • Help cultivate an environment of learning and growth for the organization
  • By-in to our company culture and core values and help implement them in the field


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