Electrical Project Manager / Estimator

Website Centric Electrical Services

Centric Electrical Services (www.centricelectrical.com), an established multi-state industrial electrical contractor, has an immediate opening for an experienced electrical project manager / estimator for in office management of construction activities for industrial projects in the Gulf Coast Area.

A detailed job description is as follows:

Electrical Project Manager / Estimator

The Electrical Project Manager/Estimator is responsible for working in conjunction with Sales to estimate new projects. The Electrical Project Manager/Estimator is responsible for bid estimates and overview schedules as well as and creating contract schedule of values or control estimate and bid/estimate notes as required. Project Manager duties include overall project planning and scheduling, resource allocation, project accounting, and control, while providing technical direction and ensuring compliance with quality standards.  He is the leader who conceptualizes the construction project, and is responsible for its smooth organization, implementation and completion, to the satisfaction of the client.

Scope of Responsibilities:


  • Maintain high standards of professionalism and ethical behavior
  • Analyze drawings, specifications, proposals, and other project documentation
  • Development of effective communications and mechanisms for resolving conflicts among the various participants


  • Prepare detailed time and cost takeoffs and estimates
  • Solicit for and analyze subcontractor and supplier proposals
  • Review estimates for accuracy and completeness
  • Monitor and compare estimated costs to actual costs
  • Research and promote continuous improvement in more efficient estimating methods
  • Examine construction sites and observe unusual or challenging conditions
  • Communicate with architects, engineers, and consultants
  • Assist with final assembly of estimate for presentation to owner

Project Management

  • Oversee the construction project from start to finish
  • Perform a key role in project planning, budgeting, and identification of resources needed
  • Create the teams, develop the objectives/goals of each and assign individual responsibilities
  • Project accounting functions including managing the budget, tracking if team expenses and minimizing exposure and risk in the project
  • Ensure that construction activities move according to predetermined schedule
  • Devise the project work plans and make revisions as and when need arises
  • Co-ordinate the efforts of all parties involved in the project, which include the architects, consultants, contractors, sub-contractors and laborers
  • Monitor the progress of the construction activities on a regular basis and hold regular status meetings with all the sub-teams
  • Maintain strict adherence to the budgetary guidelines, quality and safety standards
  • Periodic inspection of construction sites
  • Ensure project documents are complete
  • Identify the elements of project design and construction likely to give rise to disputes and claims
  • Serve as a key link with the clients and review the deliverable prepared by the team before passing onto client

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, construction management, or equivalent experience.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to read plans and schedules
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks concurrently
  • Proficiency with MS Office with emphasis on MS Project and Excel
  • Strong commitment to safety and knowledge of OSHA requirements
  • Commitment to maintaining a Drug Free Workplace including initial hire and random screening
  • Clean Driving Record
  • TWIC Card


  • Competitive wages based on experience and qualifications
  • Yearly performance bonuses based on company earnings
  • Benefits package including health, dental, vision, and life insurances
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Cellular phone allowance

To apply for this job email your details to cgcjobs@centricgc.com