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Stantec Electrical Cost Estimator in Boston, Massachusetts

Electrical Cost Estimator - ( 24000149 )


Stantec to is looking for a Jr. Electrical Estimator or Electrical Apprentice Level 2 to 4, to join our team that has been partnering with our worldwide client base. When it comes to hydropower, water treatment plants, high voltage substations, dams, transportation, mining, and oil and gas, we design with the next generation in mind. We operate with the strength of a $3B company paired with the agility of a specialized energy and resource group to deliver some of the most iconic and innovative projects around the world. This proud legacy has fostered a culture of innovation and safety, leading our team to design the world’s most impactful projects—projects vital to both local and global communities.

Your Opportunity

As a Jr. Electrical Estimator at Stantec, you will be responsible for assisting Senior Estimators on developing, managing, and coordinating large electrical cost estimates. You will collaborate with a dynamic team of cost estimators, schedulers, and construction engineers in Stantec's construction engineering group. You will be responsible for coordinating teams of discipline estimators, and the position will frequently require the direct estimating of at least one other project discipline.

The position will have responsibility to support exciting, complex projects throughout the world ranging from approximately $1 million to $2 billion. The successful candidate will be responsible for the coordination and development of electrical cost estimates and assist schedulers (as needed) with project development milestones.

Stantec takes a measured approach to workplace flexibility and choice for employee’s workplaces. Our goal is to strike the optimal balance between providing flexibility, sustaining successful teams, and optimizing productivity for the benefit of our employees, projects, and clients. We value a vibrant, healthy, enriching workplace culture that considers employee well-being and work-life balance so our people can bring their best to work every day. This position will have flexibility in working from home or a Stantec US office and may require some domestic and possibly international travel.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Assist or coordinate the timely and complete development of electrical cost estimates.

  • Perform and validate electrical take-offs from drawings and specifications.

  • Coordinate the input parameters for cost estimates.

  • Assist in compiling of information from all estimating disciplines into one cost estimate.

  • Establish site-specific estimating criteria including wage and person-hour productivity rates.

  • Provide innovative solutions for construction, estimating issues and problems.

  • Interface with designated management and client counterparts for specific estimating tasks.

  • Review design documents such as specifications and drawings to identify risks and opportunities related to competitive pricing for key project elements.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Knowledge of electrical construction methods, materials, and processes.

  • Technical knowledge of electrical cost/estimating, engineering design, and construction practice and applicable standards and procedures.

  • Knowledge in one or more of the following estimating disciplines: High Voltage, Solar, instrumentation, Process Plants, AACE guidelines. National Electrical Code.

  • Understanding of different contract methods and how they apply to estimating.

  • Experience with Sage Timberline Estimating, On-Screen Take-Off, MCASES MII, IPE, HCSS or other databased estimating platforms.

  • Experience utilizing MS Project or Primavera P6 schedule software preferred.

  • Ability to travel for site reconnaissance and interfacing with clients and stakeholders (domestic and some international travel may be periodically required).

  • Experience working with other discipline estimators to develop a comprehensive project estimate.

  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, direct, perform, review, and present cost estimating projects.

  • Ability to solve complex problems using sound professional judgement, creativity, and innovation.

  • Positive attitude with strong relationship building skills.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Engineering, Construction Management, Operations Management, or related Field Construction Experience is required.

Minimum Two (2) years of combined experience in an estimating and/or construction role is required.

Electrical Apprentice Program accepted but not required.

Typical office or remote environment working with laptop computers. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Pay transparency laws require employers to provide the following information for positions that may be in the following jurisdiction(s):

Salary Range(s):

  • NYC $84,300/Outside NYC $66,900 - NYC $122,200/Outside NYC $97,000 Min/Max Pay Range(s) for postings located in NYC/NY

  • $73,600 - $106,700 Min/Max Pay Range for postings located in CO and HI

  • $78,900 - $114,500 Min/Max Pay Range for postings located in WA

  • SF Area $84,300/CA Other Areas $73,600 - SF Area $122,200/CA Other Areas $114,500 Min/Max Pay Range for postings located in CA (SF Area includes SF, SJS & WLC)

The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. At Stantec certain roles are bonus eligible.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).

Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : United States-Illinois-Chicago

Other Locations : United States, United States-Colorado-Denver, United States-Washington, United States-New York-New York, United States-California-San Diego, United States-California-Sacramento, United States-Texas-Houston, United States-Hawaii, United States-Massachusetts-Boston

Organization : BC-2241 Energy-US East

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Manager

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Mar 6, 2024, 1:57:24 PM

Req ID: 24000149


Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans