Senior Estimator

ID 2024-4327
Project Management/Estimation
Position Type
Full-Time Regular
Workplace Type

About Us

PAR Western Line Contractors, LLC (dba QUES), a subsidiary of Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE: PWR), is composed of some of the most highly qualified professionals experienced in all aspects of engineering, designing, asset management, and construction management for the electric utility and other industries. We are a highly mobile and flexible team with the ability to service every area and region within our customers’ area of operation. With over 700 employees and growing, we have thousands of years of combined electrical utility experience to draw from when committing to provide our clients with a wide range of utility services.


About this Role

The Senior Estimator will work with Project and Regional management/operations to assist in the development of technical scope of work and independently develop cost estimates and resource requirements for overhead distribution, transmission, and substation electrical utility construction projects. 

What You'll Do

  • Assist with the request for proposal (RFP) preparation and evaluations, project specifications, and pricing schedules
  • Assist with the preparation of pre-approval project estimates based on limited information and general scopes of work, often lacking specific precedence
  • Assist project team in scoping of projects for engineering, construction, and contractual requirements
  • Assist with the development of detailed post-approval project estimates based on company standards and site-specific facility drawings
  • Perform material take-offs and cost analyses to support estimates
  • Assist with the development of pricing schedules and weighting criteria for proposal evaluations
  • Provide expert judgment of costs to support competitive bid and negotiated contracts
  • Assume additional responsibilities as directed by division or project management

What You'll Bring

  • Knowledge of design, estimating, construction, finance, and management
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints, drawings, scaling, legends, etc.
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Ability to anticipate and meet internal customer needs
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Thorough understanding of corporate and industry practices, processes, standards and activities.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Effective communication (oral, written, presentation, listening)
  • Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks
  • Ability to travel as needed
  • Must have a valid driver's license and an acceptable motor vehicle driving record (MVR)

What You'll Get

  • Health Insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision Plans, Critical Illness, Accident 
  • Flexible Spending Accounts/Health Savings Accounts 
  • PWR Discounts (Flight Tickets, Amusement Park Tickets, Nike) 
  • Group Discount (Pet Insurance, Auto Insurance, Home Insurance) 
  • Retirement Savings Plan (401K) with company matching 
  • Short & Long Term Disability 
  • Supplemental Life and AD&D Insurance 
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation

Compensation Range

The anticipated compensation for this position is USD $130,000.00/Yr. - depending on experience and qualifications.

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, and/or gender identity), age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and/or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status. 


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