The average salary for a Mid-Career Electrical Estimator with Microsoft Office skills in Canada is C$67,500.
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Job Description for Electrical Estimator
An electrical estimator works closely with the senior estimating staff to provide electrical estimates. They collect and analyze quotes from suppliers and subcontractors during the bidding process to obtain the complete bid package pricing and qualification information. It is also their job to generate costs estimates, and identify possible deficiencies in bid documents during the pre-bid process. It is the electrical estimator that ensures that the bids process is going smoothly and that it w…Read more
Electrical Estimator Tasks
- Examine proposals, blueprints, and specifications to determine the kind and time period of work necessary for a project.
- Prepare material orders and other documentation.
- Visit job sites to assess progress, maintain logs, troubleshoot problems, and evaluate work.
- Create project plans from estimates, and define tasks, schedules, and necessary personnel.
- Confer with subcontractors, vendors, and suppliers, and negotiate and use local expertise to estimate costs.
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Popular Skills for Electrical Estimator
Skills in Construction Estimating, Microsoft Excel, Trimble Accubid and accubid are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Estimator
An early career Electrical Estimator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$61,027 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Electrical Estimator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$80,794 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$70,965.
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