Senior Estimator

Cherry City Electric is accepting applications for a full-time Senior Estimator for its Electrical Division.


  • Collaborate with team members on selections of projects to pursue
  • Interface and communicate with clients on bids
  • Build strong relationships with customers and at times attend and coordinate social functions
  • Work closely with the Business Development Manager and frequently visit clients and assist with business promotions
  • Support our preconstruction team as necessary in pursuit of their opportunities
  • Review contracts on potential new jobs won and assure the contracts include our exclusions and clarifications and reflect our bid scope
  • See that estimating documents are properly filed and organized at all times
  • Use technology to assure we are estimating at maximum efficiency and accuracy
  • Train and mentor junior estimating staff as necessary
  • Assist with negotiating prices and purchases as necessary
  • Organize and lead kick off and hand off meeting on projects that are won
  • Work closely with operations on large bids and collaborate to ensure bids are complete and reflect our resource availability
  • Ability to commute to Morrow-Meadows Corporation project sites for Estimating support
  • Consult with clients, vendors, personnel in other departments to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues
  • Analyze electrical, mechanical, architectural drawings and other documents to prepare time, cost, materials and labor estimates
  • Prepare and submit bid RFI’s and maintain log
  • Identify qualified suppliers/subcontractors and solicit quotes
  • Review quotes for completeness with plans & specs
  • Prepare and maintain bid folder
  • Prepare new construction and remodel electrical estimates using ACCUBID Estimating system
  • Attend job walks and pre-bid meetings
  • Provide electrical budgets and rough order magnitudes as requested
  • Provide value engineering and cost alternatives as necessary
  • Thoroughly read project specifications and general conditions
  • Meet with clients to discuss and review estimates
  • Interface and work closely with Morrow-Meadows Corporation Subcontractors and Vendors Support and attend business development functions after normal work hours
  • Build and maintain lasting relationships with our customers
  • Prepare detailed proposals as required by our customers when necessary
  • Have fun!


  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in the electrical construction industry
  • Previous estimating experience required including projects up to $15mil in electrical value
  • Strong electrical knowledge in commercial construction including low voltage systems
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Estimating Systems (ACCUBID Preferred)
  • Customer focused
  • Strong leadership and managerial skills
  • Team oriented and able to work well with others
  • Detail oriented and organized
  • Strong communications skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks at the same time
  • Ability to work with tight schedules/deadlines
  • Ability to work late when necessary
  • Engineering familiarity preferred
  • Familiarity with the electric code


  • Competitive compensation packages
  • A Company Bonus Program that pays out to eligible employees based on company profitability, performance and longevity
  • Medical and Dental Benefits
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Wellness Program
  • 401-K Plan that matches up to $5,000 per employee annually
  • 8 paid holidays
  • Your birthday as a paid holiday
  • 2-4 weeks paid vacation/personal time off depending on years of employment

Contact Information
Maggie Lammey