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Kiewit Electrical Estimator - Mass Electric Construction Co. in Waltham, Massachusetts

Requisition ID: 172195

Job Level: Mid Level

Home District/Group: MEC Industrial District

Department: Estimating

Market: Industrial

Employment Type: Full Time


This position is located in Waltham, MA


• Implement and oversee district estimating program and activities including the development of policies and procedures.

• Assist district manager in the review of all estimates; arrange and coordinate second estimates, maintain past cost history and comparable details.

• Maintain training program for estimating staff, update and maintain lead estimator and sponsor manuals, and supervise district scheduling department.

• Maintain district standards for control budgets and district staffing chart, and assign field engineers as needed.

• Coordinate with the business development department in the preparation of proposal documents.

• Ensure training of all new graduates is scheduled for engineers in estimating and Field Engineer duties.

• Provide estimating support for numerous projects, perform quantity takeoffs, and solicit, evaluate, and incorporate vendor or manufacturer material and subcontract pricing.

• Prepare recaps, pricing sheets, bid forms, and other proposal documents for in-house review and bid submittal.


• Bachelor’s degree in engineering with an emphasis in civil, mechanical, or electrical engineering is preferred

• At least 3 years estimating experience in power plant estimating practices.

• Strong work ethic and interpersonal, organization, and leadership skills

• Ability to work on a team as well as work independently with little or no supervision

• Experience with standard office computer software

• Proficiency in Primavera Project Planner and exposure to multiple facets of engineering

• Results-oriented with the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities

• Ability to travel and relocate as company needs dictate

Other Requirements:

• Regular, reliable attendance

• Work productively and meet deadlines timely

• Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.

• Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.

• Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental, and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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.

Company: MEC