Now Hiring Estimator/PM for Commercial & Industrial

Schaeffer Electric Company is looking to hire a new Estimator.  This position requires a self-motivated individual who brings a strong work ethic and is results driven.

Estimator Responsibilities:
Perform take-offs, formulation of proposals and final bidding of all types of construction including but not limited to hospitals, schools, industrial facilities, and commercial buildings.

  • 3 plus years’ experience in the electrical industry.
  • College degree preferred or experience in industry
  • Possess superior skills in computer estimating and spreadsheet programs such as McCormick.
  • Proven background with RFIs, Cost estimates hard bids, negotiating, material take-offs, and reading blue prints.
  • Ability to layout branch circuiting; to read and understand contract documents, drawings and specifications.
  • Have an understanding of general electrical design and engineering concepts and have an overall general knowledge of electrical material costs.

Pre-construction Responsibilities

  • Procure subcontractors, based on pre-determined requirements, to manage through completion of construction.
  • Collaborates with construction team to prepare, review and monitor information and reports related to all costs involved in developing the budget for the project.
  • Manage sub-contractor relationship, which includes, but not limited to, initial scope and proposal review, developing final proposal based upon agreed scope of work.
  • Develop plan to comply with, and report, Minority Business Entity requirements for the project, as required.
  • Collaborate with developer, subcontractors, municipal entity, equipment suppliers, and site specific construction suppliers to develop a timeline for delivery and completion of milestones prior to project start-up.
  • Provide a complete document turnover to a project manager.


  • Competitive Salary
  • 401K
  • Health
  • Holidays

Please send your prepared resume to Justin Kohlman at