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Electrical Engineer / Estimator
Title:Electrical Engineer / Estimator
Company:Kokosing Industrial
Location:Columbus, Ohio
Kokosing Industrial is one of the largest self-performing contractors in the Midwest. Kokosing Industrial's depth of capabilities is reflected in the projects we construct in the water/wastewater, power, oil & gas, industrial, marine, heavy civil and commercial sectors. Our associates are respected experts in the industry, with an endless drive for innovation and the ability to solve construction’s toughest challenges. Celebrating our 65th year in business, Kokosing employs a workforce of nearly 3,000 and is a Top Family-Owned Business in Central Ohio.

Position Summary:

Provide expertise in the technical aspects of the electrical and instrumentation/controls scopes for large industrial projects. Efforts will include supporting business development, estimating and pre-construction, as well as providing guidance and support for field operations teams.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the electrical lead on the estimating team for heavy industrial project pursuits. This may include self-perform estimating, bid package assembly, solicitation, selection & contracting support.

  • Perform constructability/feasibility reviews of Client’s electrical designs. Manage in-house and/or consulting engineers to perform electrical design.

  • Assist business development pursuits with conceptual estimating, schedule and design analysis.

  • Provide input and review of electrical engineering and construction schedules.

  • Troubleshoot electrical/I&C issues with field teams as needed. Issues could include subcontractor management, constructability, startup/commissioning, etc.

  • Provide general support for electrical/I&C quality assurance efforts at jobsites.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Thorough knowledge of industrial electrical/I&C construction methods, design, best practices, codes, components and terminology

  • Able to read drawings, interpret work specifications and work scopes

  • Demonstrated leadership skills and abilities

  • Strong communication skills and ability to deal tactfully and efficiently at all levels of the organization

  • Ability to effectively represent the company in meetings with Clients and outside parties

  • Exceptional organizational and problem solving skills

  • Awareness of operational safety requirements in an industrial environment and ability to apply and follow procedures and requirements per regulatory bodies

  • Proficiency with computers, tablets, smartphones and associated software utilized in the construction industry.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in engineering, construction management, or other applicable field

  • A minimum of 7 years of experience supporting electrical/I&C work on large industrial projects

  • Participation in the design phase of large industrial construction projects

  • Experience in assembling electrical/I&C estimates and managing subcontractors/vendors

  • Demonstrated ability to lead electrical quality assurance functions

Kokosing Industrial is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action federal and state contractor. The company does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.

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