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Electrical Estimator
at ALBD Electric & Cable
Anaheim, CA

Electrical Estimator
at ALBD Electric & Cable
Anaheim, CA

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Job Description


ALBD Electric & Cable

Job Description

Job Title: Estimator

Summary: Analyzes blueprints, specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare time, cost, and labor estimates for products, projects, or services by performing the following duties.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to the following.

  • Read and understand Blueprints; Architectural, Structural, Mechanical, Plumbing and Electrical. In addition, understand project specific specifications.
  • Estimates time, materials and labor required for each job.
  • Be able to identify items on said bid documents with intent to provide RFI’s, issues and conflicts prior to bid.
  • Communicate comfortably with; customers, clients, vendors, suppliers etc..
  • Studies new equipment lists and options, market buying trends, company policies and promotions, and rebate incentives offered by utility companies and manufacturers.
  • Returns customer phone calls within 24 hours.
  • Schedules prompt and convenient estimate for customers.
  • Drafts proposals reflecting take offs in preparation to submit to customer
  • Delivers estimate package to customer.
  • Inspects completed job and ensures customer satisfaction.
  • Employs customer Code of Ethics.
  • Other duties may be required
  • Attend and participate in weekly estimating meetings



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

· 1-3 years of experience in an estimation role for a construction company

· Experience in electrical estimation

· EBM software experience is preferred

· Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.

· Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.

· Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as algebra, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry

· Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

· Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

· Ability to use Microsoft Word & EXCEL proficiently

· Ability to attend job walks with customers and clients with the purpose and intent to bid electrical related work.


Company Description

Established in 2002, ALBD is now an electrical contracting firm employing over 100 people. ALBD has a complete resume of work and contracts with some of the most reputable firms in California.

Clients appreciate an electrical contractor that can not only deliver with high competence and professionalism, but also with efficiency and competitive costing. ALBD achieves these ends because it has established beginning to end processes throughout its business for streamlined operation. ALBD couples its best-in-class estimating, planning, and tracking software with its strong vendor relationships to manage projects professionally and efficiently.

The philosophy at ALBD Electric & Cable is to constantly strive for the highest level of professionalism. We believe professionalism is accomplished by having excellent people working as a team at all levels of the organization. ALBD employs experienced electricians and service people to perform in the field. Additionally, all of the management staff have extensive experience in their positions and strive to uphold ALBD’s philosophy.

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