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Chief Estimator- Electrical : Job Profile

Employer: Truland Systems Corporation
Job Title: Chief Estimator- Electrical
Job Location: Fairfax , Virginia , United States
Job Description:
Specific Requirements
Extensive knowledge in Accubid Estimating System
Ability to develop a transit specific database within Accubid
Experience in design build and bid build projects
10+ years experience
4 year College Degree
Qualifications
5+ yrs experience as a Lead Estimator
Proficiency with MS Office
Automatic train control
Traction power
Overhead catenary systems
Communication systems
General building electrical systems experience - ie. fire alarm, power distribution and lighting
Ability to take project from the takeoff stage to final bid numbers
Job Duties
Lead full-cycle estimating process
Create and maintain relationships with potential clients from a business development perspective
Review proposal specifications, drawings, attend bid meetings, etc. to determine scope of work and enter into Accubid
Prepare estimates by calculating complete takeoff of scope of work and entering into Accubid
Coordinate total estimating effort relevant to particular bid/project as assigned
About the Company:
The Truland Group, Inc. is a third generation, family-owned firm with a history that extends back to 1913. In the nearly 100 years since, the Truland name has been synonymous with innovation and excellence in the delivery of sophisticated electrical systems for mission-critical facilities. From one of our first contracts at the Ft. McHenry Receiving Hospital to the current generation of federal facilities we are building at Camp Williams, Utah, we have remained at the forefront of the electrical construction industry.


In the firm's early years, Walter Truland Electric delivered the electrical systems for some of the D.C. Metro area's first supermarkets, high rise apartment buildings, and shopping centers. These were built to meet the demands of families expanding and moving to the suburbs, and the need to complete these buildings quickly led us to begin the use of systems prefabrication.

In the 1960's, this focus on efficiency led Walter Truland Electric to join the Federated Electrical Contractors, an alliance that supports the ability of member firms to perform work efficiently outside of their geographic bases. Efficiency was also the driving factor behind our firm's decision to implement the first generation of computer-based estimating and accounting systems at the end of the decade.


Also in the 1960's, Robert W. Truland joined the company, making Walter Truland Electric a multi-generational business. Rob continually expanded his role until 1976, when he became CEO and re-named the company Truland Systems Corporation.

Under Rob's leadership, the firm continued to adopt new technologies to support increased productivity and quality. In 1980, Truland established computer connectivity between our corporate office and job sites to allow field management to access estimating, accounting, CADD, and other support systems. Shortly thereafter, the firm implemented wiring diagram software to speed systems design.
Company Description: Truland Systems Corporation is consistently ranked as one of the Largest Electrical Contractors in the Washington D.C. Metro Area by the Washington Business Journal and ranked nationally in the Top 20 Electrical Contractors by the Engineering News Record (ENR).
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