Prime Electric

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Prime Electric is the premier Electrical Contractor in the Puget Sound Region and is searching for the right candidate to join our team as an Electrical Estimator. This is an excellent opportunity to join a solid team with room for growth and development.

This is an immediate full‐time opening.


Successful candidates are expected to possess the following skills:

  • Primary focus is fully coordinated electrical and low voltage systems estimating,
  • Ability to work independently under the direction of Senior Estimators or designated project lead.
  • Support of estimating process and systems training for junior estimators and interns as necessary
  • Demonstrate an understanding of and clearly communicate estimated scope of work
  • Developing project take-offs, and equipment counts based upon the specifications and drawings
  • Contribute to and support value engineering exercises
  • Contribute to scope letter content.
  • Participate in Estimating team and review meetings and clearly define your estimate work product.
  • Post Award: kick off meeting, progress meetings, close-out/lessons learned


  • At least 4-5 years of electrical estimating experience in commercial, industrial, high-tech, vertical residential and health care industries.
  • Experience with preparing, completing, explaining, and reviewing complex estimates with Chief Estimator.
  • Experience with delivery models: Plan & Spec, Design-Assist, and Design-Build.
  • Knowledgeable and competent at thoroughly evaluating and estimating VE solutions.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to support the training and development of junior estimator or other PRIME employees on our estimating procedures.
  • Knowledge of Accubid and Live Count Estimating System.
  • Experience with coordinating and able to demonstrate understanding of the relationships between civil, structural, architectural, mechanical, etc. documents and their impact on electrical scope
  • Quick learner to grasp existing estimating process and procedures.
  • Experience with the appropriate application of database materials and assemblies to individual estimates.
  • PRIME is a fast-paced environment and a strong work ethic is required.
  • Must have strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Able to review BOM of subcontractors, suppliers, and material quotes. Determine completeness, compliance with bid documents and make recommendation to management.
  • Knowledge of NEC, local codes and construction methods.


Competitive Base Salary; $85,000-$115,000 DOE
Generous Profit Sharing and Discretionary Bonus Program
401k Program w/ Direct Employer Contribution
100% Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage *Covers employee & dependents with no premium cost to employee
Long Term Disability Insurance – 100% employer paid
Life Insurance – 100% employer paid
Industry Leading Paid Time off and Holiday package
Performance Based Career Advancement
Education Reimbursement Benefit
Mentorship Program
Legal Assistance Benefit
Paid Health Club Membership and Wellness Program
Onsite Gym
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Employee Referral Bonus Program
Scholarship Program for Highschool Juniors/Seniors of Prime Employees
*Prime Electric does not engage with or utilize recruiting or placement agencies for any recruiting or hiring needs. Prime hiring managers are not authorized to review or accept resume referrals from any agencies.

This employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $85,000.00 – $115,000.00 per year


Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Referral program
Retirement plan
Tuition reimbursement
Vision insurance

8 hour shift
Monday to Friday
Supplemental pay types:

Bonus pay
Work Location: One location

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