Posted on 05/10/2024

Estimator – Michels Pacific Energy, Inc.

Strengthening the West Coast’s power grid isn’t for the weak. Keeping electricity flowing and the lights might not be a 9-to-5 desk job, but it is a chance to do meaningful work.  Michels Pacific Energy, Inc. is a sought-after power delivery contractor. We do what is needed – from building transmission lines and substations to distribution networks and natural disaster repairs. Our work improves lives. Find out how a career at Michels Pacific Energy, Inc. can change yours. 

As an Estimator, your key responsibility will be evaluating bid specifications and drawings, ensuring that we know everything required to successfully bid and win the project. Estimators must aggressively follow-up with subcontractors to ensure that bids are received. Estimators also work with the Project Management teams to follow-up on bids and budgets to close the business. Transmission and Distribution experience required. Strong communication and leadership skills are required for this position. The Estimator III is to serve as the go-to on all process/production-related questions. This position provides assistance and direction to other team members but has no management responsibilities. The anticipated salary range is: $134,000 ‐ $184,000 annually. This information reflects the anticipated base salary for this position based on current market data. Minimums and maximums may vary based on location. Actual pay will be adjusted based on individual’s skills, experiences, education, and other job-related factors permitted by law.

Why Michels Pacific Energy, Inc.?

  • We are committed to hiring the best people and giving them the best equipment
  • We are dedicated to the improving the West Coast’s energy infrastructure
  • Our steady, strategic growth revolves around a commitment to quality
  • We are family owned and operated
  • We invest an average of $5,000 per employee on training each year
  • We believe everyone is responsible for promoting safety, regardless of job title 
  • We are a part of the Michels family of companies – one of North America’s largest, most diversified energy and infrastructure contractors

Why you?

  • You like to surround yourself with dedicated, value-driven people
  • You are up to new challenges and opportunities
  • You cringe when you hear: “Because that’s the way we’ve always done it.”
  • You like to know your efforts are noticed and appreciated
  • You believe that individual commitment to a group effort is key to success 
  • You want your work to make a difference in people’s lives

What it takes:

  • Transmission and Distribution experience required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or equivalent degree from a 4 year college or university
  • Must possess a valid driver license for the type(s) of vehicles which may be driven and an acceptable driving record as determined by the Michels Review Team
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
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Michels Pacific Energy, Inc.
Michels Pacific Energy, Inc.
West Region | Salinas, CA
Employment Duration
Full Time
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