at : MYR Group Companies

Date Posted: 11/20/2019

Job Description


Great Southwestern Construction, Inc. a subsidiary of MYR Group Inc., is growing at a rapid pace and is looking to add a couple Estimators to its Norcross, GA office. This position will primarily focus on estimating electrical substation projects. We are in need of both experienced and entry-level candidates, so applicants of all experience levels are encouraged to apply. his position.

*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 substation construction 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
• Assist in the preparation and submission of change orders
• Follow-up at the end of a project to close any loops in the estimating process
• 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


• Previous estimating experience in the construction field is preferred.
• Experience estimating electrical substation projects highly preferred
• Advanced skills with Microsoft Excel are necessary to be successful in this role
• Familiarity with Microsoft Project and/or Primavera P6
• Bachelors degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or related field is preferred
• Must have excellent analytical, organizational, verbal, written, and communication skills
• Must be a team player and be able to work with various partners from start to finish

How We’re Different + Employee Benefits

  • Top 5 electrical contractor and Top 10 specialty contractor (regardless of discipline) nationwide according to Engineering News Record
  • Consistently voted a top workplace by our employees
  • Company culture directed towards employee safety and satisfaction
  • Weekly pay
  • Insurance           
    • Family medical insurance premiums of $40/month
    • Free family dental insurance
    • Low cost vision insurance
  • Company 401k match of 6% starting from your first paycheck. Additionally, yearly profit-sharing contributions up to 10% of annual income into your 401k.
  • 2 weeks paid vacation
  • Tuition reimbursement up to 90% of total program cost after 6 months of employment
  • Plus many more!

Salary commensurate with experience.

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.

Job Snapshot

About Us

With roots dating to 1891 and nearly 6,500 employees nationwide, MYR Group has delivered some of the largest transmission, distribution and substation projects in the United States and is consistently recognized by Engineering News-Record (ENR) as one of the top 5 specialty electrical contracting firms in the country. And we’ve built strong and dedicated employees who have fueled our continued success!

The skills, talents and commitment of our employees is what makes MYR Group a leader in the electrical services industry by allowing us to deliver superior customer service and capitalize on new opportunities. In today’s world, long-term employees who feel valued, challenged and secure in their jobs seem to be more of the rule rather than the exception. Investing in those who invest in us is what makes our company so unique, and is something we are extremely proud of. We understand that providing a satisfying work environment helps us to get the most out of our people, and is what ultimately leads to personal achievement.

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