Electrical Estimator - Light Commercial and Residential

Charleston, SC, United States

About the job Electrical Estimator - Light Commercial and Residential

My client is a leading provider of electrical services for both light commercial and residential clients. With multiple locations in Charleston, SC; Savannah, GA; Charlotte, NC; and Myrtle Beach, SC, they serve diverse clients, including doctor's offices, veterinarian offices, small hospitals, schools, and restaurants. They take pride in delivering high-quality electrical solutions and exceptional customer service.

Job Description: 

We seek a motivated, experienced Full-Time Estimator to join our team. As an Estimator, you will be responsible for accurately assessing project costs and providing competitive bids for electrical installations and services. This position offers a base salary of up to $75,000 per year with an unlimited commission plan and additional benefits, including a company vehicle, gas card, and one-half of the cost of health insurance.


Review project specifications, blueprints, and other documentation to understand the scope of work.

Conduct on-site visits to assess project requirements, identify potential challenges, and gather relevant information.

Prepare detailed cost estimates for materials, labor, and equipment needed for electrical projects.

Collaborate with project managers, contractors, and clients to clarify project details and address concerns.

Develop competitive bid proposals and present them to potential clients professionally.

Negotiate contract terms and pricing with clients to secure new business opportunities.

Track and manage project estimates, budgets, and expenses throughout the project lifecycle.

Stay informed about industry trends, regulations, and best practices related to electrical estimating.


Proven experience as an Estimator in the electrical industry, preferably in light commercial and residential settings.

Strong knowledge of electrical systems, components, and installation methods.

Proficiency in reading and interpreting blueprints, drawings, and technical specifications.

Excellent mathematical and analytical skills for accurately calculating project costs.

Effective communication and negotiation skills for interacting with clients, vendors, and team members.

Ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and work efficiently in a fast-paced environment.

Valid driver's license and clean driving record.

Willingness to travel to project sites and work flexible hours as needed.


Competitive base salary with unlimited commission potential.

Company-provided vehicle and gas card for business-related travel.

One-half of the cost of health insurance coverage.

Opportunities for professional development and advancement within the company.

A supportive and collaborative work environment focusing on employee satisfaction and growth.

If you meet the qualifications outlined above and are excited about the opportunity to join a dynamic and growing electrical company, we encourage you to apply for the position. Please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you would be a great fit for this role. We look forward to reviewing your application!

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