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Jacobs Electrical Estimator in St. Louis, Missouri

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we’re making our world better with project, and we know the importance of accurate estimates to the success of these projects. We are currently seeking an exceptionally motivated Electrical Estimator to join our team. Projects are from many construction sectors such as Federal (Civilian and Military), Aviation, Healthcare, Transportation, Education (K-12 and Higher Education), Manufacturing, Research & Development, Operations & Data Centers and Correctional Facilities. Based in any U.S. location , you’ll review design documents, proposals, specifications, drawings, attend design development meetings and make sites visits to define the scope of work and cost impacts required of the estimate process.

In this role, you will:

  • Report directly to the Regional Estimating Manager

  • Function as a key member of the estimating team on electrical estimating assignments, provide independent estimates, constructability reviews, value engineering, risk analysis, and reviews/negotiates contractor estimates and change orders as it relates to the electrical (site electrical/communications, building electrical systems, building communications systems, building electronic safety and security systems) scope of work

  • Work independently, following established procedures

  • Prepare and maintain historical cost data and estimating metrics

  • Be familiar with techniques, procedures, methods and the nature of applicable construction systems across the electrical discipline; including but not limited to a variety of electrical systems, distribution and branch wiring, lighting and lighting controls systems, and various communications, security and fire alarm systems

  • Be familiar with MCA standards and productivity

This opportunity will open a door to design professionals who are aspiring to become a leader, willing to take challenges and loving adventures and travels. Our team is delivering award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery around the world.



Here’s What You’ll Need:

Here's What You'll Need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Construction Management

  • At least 5 years of experience within the electrical construction industry

  • Proficient skills in the area of current technology (Word, Excel, estimating, scheduling and database software)

  • Experience with Excel, Timberline Estimating Software, On-Screen Takeoff

  • U.S. citizenship

Ideally, You’ll Also Have:

  • Estimating certification from ASPE or AACE

  • Experience with MII

  • Strong and effective written, oral and presentation skills

  • Able to complete tasks independently

  • Adept at interpersonal relationship building and conflict resolution

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf and supplemental language. at https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migratedfiles/employers/eeocgina_supplement.pdf

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.