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  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Illinois
  • Salary: $100000 - $130000 per annum
  • Job reference: LVI JR10
  • Sector: Transmission Distribution, LVI Associates, Power
  • Date posted: 22/01/2018
Describe the job:

A very well respected top electrical construction contractor is seeking an experienced Estimator to be based in the Chicago area. The company is very well established in the Mid-west and is merged with an international transmission line and substation group. They cover a diverse range of construction services, including renewables and specialised electrical services. The company is continually growing and competing as one of the biggest players in their respective market.


–      Preparing complete cost estimates for project bidding process to deadlines.

–      Pre-planning and scope risk assessments for all T&D projects.

–      Schedule and attend field walk downs with customer, client, and contractors.

–      Providing technical guidance on all construction and maintenance activities.

–      Coordination of all sub-contractors

–      Ensuring consistent delivery of the project in line with the schedule

–      Ensuring consistent delivery of the project in line with the budget

Skills and Experience Required

–      Relocation to Illinois

–      2+ years in estimating highly complex T-line and substation projects

–      Understanding of blueprints specs and proposals

–      Excellent communicator, leadership and organisational skills.

–      Understands the environmental rules and regulations.

–      Team player with strong IT skills

What this Job Offers You

–      Direct Hire – Permanent employment

–      Travelling role (Illinois, Wisconsin, Ohio)

–      Strong support from the company to progress into more senior roles.

–      $100-130k Base Salary

–      Benefits – Per-Diem, 401k, Excellent healthcare

–      Great company culture to ensure a good job and towards safety.

–      Continuous projects into 2019/20

How to apply

If you believe that this opportunity could be for you, please send a copy of your resume to or call +44 203 758 8982