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Company: Great Southwestern Construction
Location: Castle Rock
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Great Southwestern Construction, Inc. provides a full range of electrical construction services to utilities, municipalities, government entities and private developers throughout the nation for transmission lines, distribution systems, communication systems, substations and renewable energy facilities. This position will primarily focus on estimating electrical substation projects.

  • Please note that candidates with no prior work experience within the electrical construction industry will be required to do a 6-month field rotation as a Groundman/laborer prior to beginning service as an Estimator.


  • Prepare complete cost estimates for electric substation projects
  • Understand and monitor program of work to ensure estimates are completed prior to deadlines
  • Schedule and attend field walk-downs with customer, subcontractor, and construction personnel to understand and determine constructability requirements
  • Perform field take-offs/evaluations for estimate preparation
  • Compare various project documents for accuracy and consistency
  • Participate in estimate review process with internal and external stake holders
  • Assist construction personnel throughout the project life-cycle in tracking and understanding basis of cost estimate
  • Follow-up at the end of a project to close any loops in the estimating process to include invoicing and cost tracking
  • Understand and comply with the Company's Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and other industry-specific professional and ethical conduct standards, if applicable

Job Requirements


  • Bachelors degree in Engineering, Construction Management or related math major is required
  • 1 year or more of experience working within the utilities or construction environment highly preferred
  • 1 year or more of experience as an Estimator working with electrical construction projects for transmission lines, distribution lines and substations preferred but not mandatory
  • Candidate must possess experience in understanding blueprints, specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare time/cost/labor estimates for projects and services
  • Proficient in Excel and MS Word
  • Must have excellent analytical, organizational, verbal, written, and communication skills
  • Must have a valid driver's license and ability to travel as required throughout the district and surrounding areas.
  • Must be a team player and be able to work with various partners from start to finish

Employee Benefits

  • Weekly pay via direct deposit or pay card
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Medical, dental, & vision
  • $15 weekly premium for employee only & employee plus family coverage
  • Low deductibles and out-of-pocket maximums

  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Company-paid short and long-term disability
  • Company-paid life and accidental death & dismemberment
  • Supplemental life and accidental death & dismemberment
  • Critical illness & accident plans
  • Identity theft protection
  • Group legal
  • Auto & homeowners

  • Generous 401(k) Plan
  • 100% match up to 6%; immediate vesting
  • Annual profit-sharing potential

  • Paid time off
  • Vacation
  • Tiered increases based on tenure with the company

  • Holidays (8 per year)
  • Sick time (as applicable)

  • Superior educational assistance program

Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Competitive salary commensurate with experience ($70,000-$90,000). Posted salary ranges are made in good faith. MYR Group reserves the right to adjust ranges depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate. Participation in the Company bonus programs for each plan year are subject to management recommendation and internal committee review.

Apply at: If you require an accommodation to complete the online application, please call our Employment Hotline at 1-855-635-1321.

MYR Group Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

To all recruitment agencies, MYR Group and its subsidiary companies do not accept agency resumes unless they are from an approved vendor and submitted through our Third-Party Recruiter Portal. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, company employees, or any other company location. MYR Group nor its subsidiary companies are responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Keywords: Great Southwestern Construction, Castle Rock , Estimator-Substation, Other , Castle Rock, Colorado

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