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8 Feb 2023

Full-Time Lead Estimator – Posted by New Castle, Pennsylvania, United States

Job Description

Bruce & Merrilees is looking for a new Lead Estimator to add to our family. Being a third-generation family-owned and operated company, our family culture keeps us grounded, providing you with versatility where leaders illuminate career paths and opportunities to achieve your aspirations. Come help us bring value to our internal team and make an impact in the lives of our customers one project at a time.

Perks, Benefits and Compensation:

  • Competitive compensation package with discretionary bonus
  • Potential for Signing Bonus
  • Profit sharing potential
  • 401k with Company match
  • Advancement and growth opportunity; potential to lead a team of Estimators
  • Continuous training and education; Leadership Training program
  • Medical benefits for you and your family
  • Dental
  • Vision (100% company paid)
  • Life Insurance (100% company paid with option to purchase additional)
  • Short term disability
  • Long term disability (100% company paid)
  • Critical Illness, Accident and Hospital Indemnity coverage
  • Generous paid holidays, PTO, Flex Fridays, and Sick time
  • Potential for hybrid work environment

Job Duties:

  • Ensure we deliver a service we’re proud of by working as One Team, seeking creating solutions to challenges, treating everyone with respect and always doing what’s right, keeping safety at the forefront of everything we do.
  • Take charge of preparing estimates for potential projects.
  • Read and understands design documents (plans and specifications for accurate pricing).
  • Performs quantity take-offs, coordinating with procurement to attain vendor and subcontractor quotes.
  • Reviews incoming supplier and subcontractor quotes.
  • Independently performs Bid Walks.
  • Conducts Hand Off Meetings with Project Manager upon award.
  • Reviews, compares, and utilizes existing project cost data in generating bids.
  • Consults with customers to assist in estimating future workload.
  • Collects post bid debriefing with customers.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering preferred but not required.
  • At least 5+ years’ experience in electrical estimating.
  • Working knowledge of estimating software.
  • Able to complete full estimates with minor, if any, assistance from others.
  • High attention to detail, accuracy, and thoroughness.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.

The Lead Estimator will exercise discretion and independent judgement to estimate project costs, gather details and compile data to estimate all production costs per specifications, drawings, and prior experience. You will be responsible for considering all raw materials, labor, equipment, tools, and transportation for estimations as well as identifying necessary resources for project based on cost estimates and budgetary constraints.

Bruce & Merrilees is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status. Our hiring process includes drug & alcohol screening, E-verify, driving record and background check. Bruce & Merrilees is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

Job expires in 49 days.

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