14 days old


Portland, Oregon 97209
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

About Us:

The Oregon division of Dynalectric Company (Dynalectric Oregon) has served the specialized electrical needs of the Pacific Northwest for over 80 years.

We have consistently maintained a local and personalized focus while growing into one of the foremost electrical contractors in the state.

As a multidisciplinary electrical firm, Dynalectric Oregon has the in-house expertise to plan, construct, install, and fully integrate every component related to electrical, controls, and telecommunications systems. Our ability to perform projects collaboratively—under one roof—helps lower costs, increase accuracy, and improve project communications.

Job Title: Estimator – Portland, OR

Job Summary:The electrical Estimator is responsible for estimating and performing cost analysis on all types of electrical construction projects.

 Essential Duties and responsibilities:


  • Review and evaluate project plans and specifications, bid documents, and other relevant project documents to identify what is needed for a project and to create a bid proposal.
  • Calculate the cost of electrical construction based on reviewing and evaluating available documents.
  • Analyze project for value engineering options while taking into account specific job conditions that may affect labor and material to be purchased and installed.
  • Identify any inconsistent issues, conflicts, and other problems in the bid documents.
  • Identify strategies to create bid advantages.  
  • Anticipate potential problems and devise solutions proactively.
  • Request material and equipment quotes from vendors and equipment suppliers.
  • Reviews quotes to confirm adherence to quote requests and accuracy of quotes received.
  • Develops and maintains a positive relationship with vendors.
  • Prepares bid documents including specific scope letter for each project, “Blue Sheets” and “Evaluations” with adjustments for buy-outs, labor rate, productivity, etc.
  • Assist in preparing budget pricing.
  • Keeps Dynalectric management, project management, clients, general contractors, and all others involved in projects current on bid progress.


  • At least 10 years of experience in the estimating and/or electrical industry role   
  • Knowledgeable with a wide variety of electrical materials and methods of installation
  • Proven successful experience in the following estimating market sectors:
  • Large Mission Critical projects
  • healthcare
  • Multi-story/Mixed-use Commercial buildings
  • Proficient in Bluebeam Review is preferred
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications and Accubid Classic/Pro estimating software
  • Accubid Live Count experience is a plus
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, verbal, written, and communication skills
  • Proficient with vendor review and analysis process


  • Health & Welfare (medical, dental & vision)
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) match
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program

 We offer our employees a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package and are always looking for individuals with the talent and skills required to contribute to our continued growth and success. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled


Posted: 2022-09-22 Expires: 2022-10-23

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