Special Projects Project Manager / Estimator

Cherry City Electric is accepting applications for a full-time Project Manager / Estimator for our Special Projects division. 



  • Analyze electrical, mechanical, architectural drawings and other documents to prepare time, cost, material, and labor estimates, budgets, and rough order magnitudes
  • Thoroughly read project specifications and general conditions, organize bid documents, perform and organize drawing take-off, prepare/submit bid RFI’s, and finalize bids using computerized estimating system
  • Work closely with Morrow-Meadows Corporation/Cherry City Electric Subcontractors and Vendors/suppliers, identify qualified subcontractors/suppliers, solicit quotes, and review quotes for completeness with project plans & specifications
  • Consult with clients, vendors/suppliers, subcontractors, and personnel in other Morrow-Meadows/Cherry City Electric departments to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve pre-bid issues
  • Prepare detailed proposals for our customers, meet with clients to discuss and review estimates, build and maintain lasting relationships with our customers
  • Attend job walks, pre-bid meetings, and business development functions after normal work hours
  • Provide value engineering and cost alternatives to projects for customer review as necessary
  • Attend, lead and/or provide support at kick off meetings on awarded projects and closely work with Project Management team and General Foreman to provide understanding of your estimate and awarded project details
  • Work within Morrow-Meadows corporation company policies


  • Final accountability for all administrative duties on assigned projects
  • Follow up with customer on payment status and collections
  • Prepare project budgets and breakdown labor task codes for initial tracking
  • Interface with customer and office on major administrative issues
  • Prepare and negotiate change orders
  • Prepare and review monthly job projections
  • Prepare RFI’s and track/document responses
  • Prepare and track product submittals
  • Direct the purchasing of major buyout items and subcontractors
  • Attend jobsite meetings as required and walk with Foreman a minimum of once a week
  • Establish, track, and maintain project schedule and negotiate issues and conflicts
  • Assist Foreman with methods and materials


  • Proficient in Microsoft Office; overall proficiency/comfortability with computers and technology
  • Some electrical knowledge in commercial/industrial construction including low voltage systems
  • Some mathematical and/or accounting skills
  • Ability to work with tight schedules/deadlines while maintaining a positive attitude
  • Ability to work with others in a team environment while still being dependable and self-motivated
  • Strong communication skills
  • Dependable
  • Customer focused
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability/willingness to drive long distances as required
  • Field experience (not required, but added benefit)
  • Experience using software programs such as Bluebeam, Accubid, Revit, and CAD preferred
  • 3+ years’ experience in electrical construction or related field preferred
  • Familiarity with Design-Build and Design Assist projects and processes preferred


  • 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