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Electrical Estimator

Trachte, LLC

Madison, wisconsin

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Full Job Description

The Electrical Estimator role is responsible for interpreting customer specifications, identifying the best solution for the electrical scope of a project and creating a cost estimate that meets the customer's needs. This activity includes working with vendors to define and quote large buyout equipment. The output from this role includes the proposal specification that will be submitted to the customer. This role is part of Trachte’s commercial development program that includes rotations in several commercial functions to build a strong foundation for career growth into larger organizational roles.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Estimates costing for the electrical job scope.
  • Reviews customer electrical specification to determine job scope.
  • Creates initial electrical specification.
  • Provides technical expertise to sales department.
  • Maintains master electrical BOM and/or estimating database.
  • Initiates vendor quotes and pricing for electrical components.
  • Briefs Electrical Designer on job scope when turned into an order.
  • Determines if any additional resources or equipment will be needed to complete scope.


  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, develops alternative solutions and works well in group problem solving situations
  • Quote Management - Coordinates projects, communicates changes and progress, completes assigned quotes on time and budget.
  • Interpersonal - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming, keeps emotions under control, remains open to others ideas and tries new things.
  • Team Work - Balances team and individual responsibilities, contributes to building a positive team spirit.
  • Exhibits confidence in self and others, inspires and motivates others to perform well, inspires respect and trust.
  • Volunteers readily, seeks increased responsibilities, asks for and offers help when needed. Displays willingness to make decisions.
  • BS in Engineering (preferred) or associate degree in an engineering or technical discipline or equivalent from two-year college or technical school plus one year related experience and/or training in electrical design, installation or estimating


Why work with us?

•Medical, Vision and Long Term Disability insurance

•Company paid Dental, Life and Short Term Disability insurance

•Paid Time Off

•Paid Holidays, plus a bonus holiday after 5 years of service

•Retirement Plan with Company Match

•Tuition Reimbursement and Continuing Education Assistance

•Advancement Opportunities

•Potential for Annual Bonus

•Minimal to no travel required

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Trachte is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

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