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Transmission Estimator - Michels Power, Inc. at Michels Corporation

Transmission Estimator - Michels Power, Inc.

Michels Corporation Charleston, WV Full-Time
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Strengthening our nation’s power grid isn’t easy, but reliable electrical service is essential to everyday life.  Every time someone charges an iPhone, cranks up the A/C or turns on a computer, we are busy behind the scenes making it happen.  Michels Power, Inc. is one of the largest, most sought-after power delivery contractors in the United States.  We do it all – from building transmission lines and substations to distribution networks and inside wiring.  Find out how a career at Michels Power, Inc. can change yours.

As a Transmission Estimator, your key responsibilities will be to evaluate bid specifications and drawings, ensuring that we know everything required to successfully bid and win the project. Follow-up with subcontractors to ensure that bids are received, and work with the Project Management teams to follow-up on bids and budgets to close the business. Critical for success are the abilities to produce highly accurate work in a timely manner, maintain strong attention to detail and organizational skills. Communication skills, both oral and written, are a must. A strong understanding and being comfortable working with numbers has been a key success to this role.

Why Michels Power, Inc.?

  • Engineering News-Record ranks us as the No. 1 Electrical Transmission/Distribution contractor.
  • Our steady, strategic growth revolves around a commitment to quality
  • We are family owned and operated
  • We invest an average of $5,000 per employee on training each year
  • We perform challenging, meaningful work that improves the world
  • We believe everyone is responsible for promoting safety, regardless of job title
  • We are a part of the Michels family of companies – one of North America’s largest, most diversified energy and infrastructure contractors

Why you?

  • You like to surround yourself with dedicated, value-driven people
  • You relish new challenges and evolving technology
  • You cringe when you hear: “Because that’s the way we’ve always done it.”
  • You like to know your efforts are noticed and appreciated
  • You believe that individual commitment to a group effort is key to success
  • You want your work to make a difference in people’s lives

What it takes?

  • 0-2 years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of both
  • Estimating experience or exposure to the electrical/utility industry
  • Must possess a valid driver license with an acceptable driving record
  • Solid Microsoft Office experience, with advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Negotiating experience
  • Travel is required. Travel may account for up to 25% of the time



Recommended Skills

  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Office
  • Negotiation
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Job ID: 8741