Electrical Estimator/Project Manager

Atlanta, GA


About this vacancy

On behalf of our international client, YER is currently searching an experienced Electrical Estimator/Project Manager for its Atlanta office.

Job description

As the Electrical Estimator/Project Manager, you will be responsible for a broad spectrum of activities covering all areas of estimation and project management including estimating projects with labor and materials, project planning, cost management, time management, quality management, contract administration, and safety management. Under the direction of the President while working closely together with the Mechanical Estimator, you will play a key role in the company and will succeed by bringing about optimum utilization of resources and ensuring their procurement at most cost-effective terms. Our client is looking for a highly motivated candidate with good client management skills and the capacity to handle pressure.

Key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare electrical portion of quote.
  • Work with mechanical estimator on projects requiring other trades to prepare and provide complete quote for the entire project.
  • Oversee the installation/relocation of equipment from start to finish.
  • Play key role in project planning, budgeting, and identification of resources needed.
  • Assign resources to the project, develop the objectives/goals of each and assign individual responsibilities.
  • Ensure that activities meet the pre-determined schedule.
  • Devise the project work plans and make revisions as and when need arises.
  • Communicate effectively with the company personnel and sub-contractors responsible for completing various phases of the project.
  • Co-ordinate the efforts of all parties involved in the project, which include the architects, consultants, contractors, sub-contractors and laborers.
  • Monitor the progress of the construction activities on a regular basis and hold regular status meetings.
  • Maintain strict adherence to the budgetary guidelines, quality and safety standards.
  • Periodic inspection of construction sites.
  • Ensure project documents are complete.
  • Identify the elements of project design and construction likely to give rise to disputes and claims.


With headquarters in Germany, a global presence including 40 locations world-wide and a strong company history, our client offers a broad range of services, from single parts to the design of complete automation systems, from assembly and installation services to complete plant relocations. The North American headquarters is located in the Greater Atlanta, from where they meet the needs of the North and South American marketplace.

Candidate profile

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, construction management or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in similar role - preferred for equipment installation or construction projects.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good understanding and use of PC's and programs: Excel; Word
  • Thorough knowledge of safety standards is essential.
  • Ability to read German blueprints. German language skills would be helpful.

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Katharina Griffin

YER Atlanta

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