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Project Estimator Sr

Company: Integrated Talent Strategies
Location: Roanoke
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Integrated Talent Strategies (ITS) is seeking a Senior Transmission Project Estimator in the Roanoke, VA area to work for a top utility and energy company. This position offers a variety of great benefits, including health insurance, 401(k), and paid time off.


Position Summary: The Senior Transmission Project Estimator will perform highly technical estimating evaluations for complex projects and outage activities in a safe, efficient and economic manner.



  • Develop or oversee the development of conceptual estimates for assigned projects; support the planning and engineering groups in the development of all levels of estimates; and collect and analyze close out benchmarking data.
  • Interface with engineering, outage planning, project engineering/management, construction, plant personnel and project controls-scheduling to identify/initiate, scope, status and follow-up (if necessary) estimate efforts. This includes providing recommendations and guidance to interfacing groups/individuals regarding estimate approach and input requirements.
  • Establish policies and procedures for allocating risk-based contingency; monitor labor market trends; work closely with procurement to track equipment pricing trends; develop and analyze historical records of project costs; review and critique designs and specifications for cost effectiveness and suggests alternatives when appropriate.
  • Implement policies and procedures defined in project estimating methods developed by the controls group for the long-range planning and capital development process; develop and maintain standardized processes and procedures for estimating; review estimate basis and assumptions for completeness and reasonableness; work with functional departments and service organization to develop services labor and material estimates.
  • Provide advanced technical direction and guidance regarding estimate approach/development, assumptions/qualifications, and resolution of estimate issues.
  • Plan, instruct, and/or coordinate the training and development of estimating employees, as required.



    • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Project Management, Engineering or related field of study.
    • 4 years of experience in power generation and/or transmission system estimating, engineering, design or construction execution.
    • Experience in the electrical utility sector.
    • Experience with estimating software packages.
    • Experience with Primavera a plus.
    • Strong knowledge of current market pricing trends and construction execution for capital projects.
    • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.


      About Integrated Talent Strategies (ITS) - -

      ITS is an international recruiting and staffing firm specializing in Engineering, Technical and Professional positions. - Founded in 1984 as a subsidiary of an engineering firm, ITS continues to remain a strategic partner for the job seeker. - - -

      Our clients include some of the largest and most respected architectural, engineering, and manufacturing companies in business today. - Our ability to offer a wide range of services, and the flexibility to adjust to the changing needs of our clients, has allowed us to maintain a solid reputation for several decades. -

      Benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance; 401(k) with a company match; paid holidays and vacations; tuition reimbursement. - To learn more, go to or click below to directly contact your recruiter.


Keywords: Integrated Talent Strategies, Roanoke , Project Estimator Sr, Professions , Roanoke, Virginia

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