Electrical Contracting

Electrical Estimator

We are looking for an experienced Electrical Estimator to determine the approximate costs of various electrical installations for industrial projects.

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Job Description:

Sunrise Power Solutions, LLC is a growing well-rounded clean energy contractor providing innovative energy solutions to customers in the key markets that we serve including municipal, K12 educational and manufacturing throughout Long Island and the lower Hudson Valley.

We are looking for an experienced Electrical Estimator to determine the approximate costs of various electrical installations for industrial projects.  The Electrical Estimator’s responsibilities include determining how long each contracting job will last, researching market prices for project materials and equipment, and communicating with clients to determine the scope of each project.  

You should be able to identify ways to continually improve cost-estimating procedures to reduce inconsistencies between estimated and actual project costs.  To be successful as an electrical estimator, you should be detail oriented and have sound knowledge of electrical codes.  Ultimately, an exceptional Electrical Estimator should be adept at reading building plans and demonstrate outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills.


-Determining the amount, type, and cost of materials and fixtures needed for each electrical project.

-Determining the amount of labor required to complete each project.

-Calculating the potential profitability of electrical projects to assist management in making sound bidding decisions.

-Proving viable solutions to increase project profitability.

-Preparing, completing, and submitting competitive project bids in accordance with established guidelines as well as participating in bid review meetings.

-Regularly updating cost databases to accurately reflect fluctuating material and labor costs. 

-Negotiating with the suppliers and vendors for pricing on materials.

-Evaluating labor and material costs to determine whether it is more feasible to construct electrical components or sub-contract the construction of components.

-Ability to analyze blueprints to determine wire lengths as well as suitable placement based on electrical codes.

-Keep up to date on local building codes.

-Identifying the risk involved in each project.

-Work with project managers to obtain detailed project specifications.

Knowledge, Experience and Skill Requirements:

-Solar industry background - Experience working with renewable energy.

-Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field.

-A valid electrician’s license.

-Proven experience as an Electrical Estimator, Electrical Engineer, or a similar role in Construction industry.

-Certification through the American Society of Professional Estimators (ASPE) or the Association of the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE) is advantageous.

-Ability to quickly assess and analyze multiple data points including blueprints, material costs and timelines.

-Mathematical skills to ensure calculations are correct to keep jobs profitable.

-Ability to solve complex problems in an efficient manner.

-Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously with a constant eye on quality.

-Sound organizational and time management skills.

-Exceptional communication and project management skills.

-Exceptional customer service skills.

-Knowledge of electrical code requirements.

-Ability to pay a close eye to detail for accuracy. 

-Ability to work in a team environment as well as individually.

-Good oral and written communication skills.


-Health Insurance

-Dental Insurance

-Vision Insurance 

-Paid Time Off

-Retirement Plan



Hauppauge, New York

Job Type

Full Time


Bachelor's Degree

Salary Range



Electrical Estimating (3+ years)

Solar Experience - Preferred


Monday to Friday

Day Shift – 8 Hours

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