Walker Engineering, Inc. Estimator-Electrical in Irving, Texas

  • May attend pre-bid meetings or job interviews as required.

  • Evaluates bid documents to determine overall scope of project.

  • Determines all documentation required for bid submittal; determines who should review or contribute information necessary to complete bid (i.e. bid bond, OCIP, etc.).

  • Reviews plans and specifications to identify types and grades of materials, what quotes to solicit, and what resources will be required to complete bid in compliance with project requirements and bid deadlines.

  • Contacts vendors and reviews plans and specifications to obtain vendor quotes.

  • Reviews quoted bill of material for accuracy.

  • Performs quantity take off to determine labor, materials and fixtures, equipment and tools necessary for intended scope of work. Prepares scope letter to define bid specifics, alterations, etc.

  • Inputs job information into McCormick estimating system.

  • Continually evaluates progress of bid project in relation to bid deadline and requests estimating resources as required.

  • Finalizes with Chief Estimator accurate, competitive and profitable bid proposal for the project.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • MUST HAVE: At least 2 years experience with Accubid Software

  • Knowledge of tools and principles involved in production of electrical plans, blueprints and drawings.

  • Experience with contract documents such as contract drawings, subcontracts, contract addendum's, specifications and change orders.

  • Knowledge of estimating principles and techniques.

  • Knowledge of electrical codes and standards.

  • Knowledge of suppliers and supplier data bases applicable to project specifications.

  • Experience with McCormick estimating software.

Education and Work Experience:

  • Two years experience in junior estimating position.

  • A high school education or equivalent GED.

  • Four years electrical field experience


Walker Engineering offers exciting work, competitive compensation and a comprehensive employee benefits package.

The Walker Benefits Program Includes:

Comprehensive Medical Coverage, Dental, Vision, Group Life and Dependent Life Insurance Coverage, Flexible Spending Accounts for Health and Dependent Care Expenses, 401(k) Plan, Short Term & Long Term Disability, Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation.