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Estimating Manager – Electrical Transmission and Distribution Lines in Tumwater, WA at Michels

Date Posted: 1/13/2019

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Job Description

Think you have what it takes to strengthen our nation’s power grid? We know we do! Michels 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. We also restore power after natural disasters strike. Our work improves lives. Find out how a career at Michels can change yours.

As an Estimating Manager, your key responsibility will be to manage a regional estimating staff and assign bids to estimators. This position will also review and prepare job estimates and bids, develop job schedules and forecasts, and complete take-offs and site reviews.  You will work closely with the Project Management team to ensure customer needs are being met and jobs are being awarded.

Why Michels?

  • We are consistently ranked among the top 10% of Engineering News-Record’s Top 400 Contractors
  • 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 reward hard work and dedication with limitless opportunities
  • We believe it is everyone’s responsibility to promote safety, regardless of job titles.

Why you?

  • You thrive in fast-paced environments under tight deadlines
  • You relish new challenges and evolving technology
  • You enjoy collaborating and communicating with your teammates
  • You like to know your efforts are noticed and appreciated
  • You lead by example and serve as a mentor to others
  • You are forward thinking, performance driven and quality focused

What it takes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Electrical Engineering or related field (equivalent years of related experience also acceptable)
  • 8+ years of related experience and/or training (Utility construction experience preferred)
  • Project Management experience (desired)
  • Negotiating and contract review experience
  • Solid Microsoft Office Suite and estimating software skills
  • A valid driver license for the type(s) of vehicles you may be driving and an acceptable driving record
  • Travel


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