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Estimator C&I

Houston, Colorado
Job Type
1 Aug 2022

The Low Voltage Estimator is an integral part of the construction process and ensures competitiveness, profitability, and growth. The Low Voltage Estimator is responsible for cost estimates for various technology construction projects.

Company Overview:

Since 1912, Sturgeon Electric Company, Inc., a subsidiary of MYR Group, Inc, has provided comprehensive electrical construction services to clients throughout the western U.S. Sturgeon Electric has two divisions, offering both power line construction and commercial/industrial electrical construction, making it a full service electrical provider. 

Sturgeon Electric's Commercial and Industrial (C&I) electrical construction division specializes in large-scale commercial electrical projects, telecommunications, traffic signalization, gas distribution, high voltage distribution service and maintenance to clients. Sturgeon Electric has experience performing projects under Integrated Lean Project Delivery methods, and also offers pre-construction services, in-house pre-fabrication capabilities, and Building Information Modeling (BIM) capabilities 

Essential Functions:

  • Prepare complete labor and material cost estimates
  • Coordinate with Operations
  • Prepare bills of material and other information for use by Operations and Purchasing
  • Determine constructability requirements via field walk with customer, subcontractor, and construction personnel
  • Compare various project documents for accuracy and consistency as well as data entry
  • Perform field take-offs/evaluations for estimate preparation
  • Participate in estimate review process with internal and external stake holders
  • Assist construction personnel throughout the project life cycle in tracking and understanding of cost estimates
  • Preparation and submission of change orders
  • Follow-up at the end of projects to close any loops in the estimating process
  • Regular and predictable attendance
  • Essential functions of the position are to be performed in a Company-designated office or field location.  Home office requires management approval.
  • Understand and comply with the Company's Code of Business Conduct and Ethics Policy and other industry-specific professional and ethical standards
  • Other duties as assigned

Principal Skills:

  • Knowledgeable of national, state, and local building codes and technology standards
  • Able to read and understand civil, architectural, structural, mechanical, electrical, technology etc. plans and specifications to include blueprints, proposals and other relevant documents
  • Knowledgeable of technology materials and methods of installation
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office 365 applications and Bluebeam Revu
  • Experienced with Accubid
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, verbal, written, and communication skills
  • Team player mentality
  • Self-driven with the ability to stay on-task for extended periods of time while working independently


  • 1-3 years of Estimating experience

Preferred Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or a similar field; a combination of relevant education and experience considered in lieu of a degree

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Weekly pay via direct deposit. Competitive salary commensurate with experience ($74,300-$100,000). Posted salary ranges are made in good faith. MYR Group reserves the right to adjust ranges depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.
  • Comprehensive benefits package - Medical, Dental, Vision, Teledoc, Hearing, Prescriptions, Mental Health, Employee Assistance Plan (EAP), Short Term Disability, Retiree Coverage and Life Insurance under LINECo - (Low deductibles and out-of-pocket maximums) - $15 weekly premium for employee or employee plus family coverage.  
  • ThrivePass Health & Wellness Reimbursement Program - $250 quarterly, $1,000 annually for health and wellbeing-related purchases. 
  • Annual Paid Time Off starting at 15 days plus 10 paid Holidays (our Cultural Celebration Day is a floating holiday).  
  • Generous 401(k) Plan with 100% match up to 6%; immediate vesting, and Annual profit-sharing potential.  
  • Superior educational assistance program (support for educational costs, internal training, and more!).  
  • Company-paid parental leave program including birth and adoption.  
  • Company-paid short and long-term disability, life, and accidental death & dismemberment.  
  • Company-paid business travel accident insurance. 
  • Various voluntary plans available including supplemental vision, accident and critical illness, ID theft, group legal, group auto & home, and additional voluntary life insurance plans for employee and dependents.  

Position may be subject to pre-employment screening, which may include a background check and drug testing. Accessibility: If you need accommodation as part of the employment process, contact our Employment Hotline at 1-855-635-1321.  

MYR Group, Inc. and our subsidiaries are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers. We promote diversity of thought, culture, and background, which connects our family of brands. We are committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals and in which personnel processes are merit-based and applied without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, military service status, or other protected characteristics. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  

MYR Group does not sponsor applicants for work visas. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.  

MYR Group, Inc. and our subsidiaries do not work with any third-party recruiters or agencies without a valid signed agreement and partnership with the Corporate Talent Acquisition Team.  


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  • Job Reference: 674244642-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: SturgeonElectricCompanyInc
  • Location: Houston, Colorado
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent