Posted on 04/19/2024

General Manager – Estimating – Michels Power, Inc.

Strengthening our nation’s power grid isn’t easy, but reliable electrical service is essential to everyday life. Every time someone charges an iPhone, cranks up the A/C or turns on a computer, we are busy behind the scenes making it happen. Michels Power, Inc. is one of the largest, most sought-after power delivery contractors in the United States. We do the entire spectrum of electrical infrastructure projects, including the construction of transmission lines and substations, the modernization of distribution systems, and the development of both Oil & Gas facilities and Renewable Energy initiatives.  We also restore power after natural disasters strike. Our work improves lives. Find out how a career at Michels Power, Inc. can change yours.

As General Manager – Estimating, you will oversee all estimating functions in the company.  You will be responsible for maintaining consistency across the areas and ensuring open communication with everyone involved in the estimating process.  This position is responsible for developing employees, assigning bids, reviewing and preparing of job estimates and bids, developing job schedules and forecasts, completing take-offs, site reviews, and customer interactions related to the project.  You will work closely with the Project Management team to ensure that customers needs are being met and jobs are being awarded. 

Why Michels Power, Inc.?

·         Engineering News-Record ranks us as the No. 1 Electrical Transmission/Distribution contractor.

·         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 perform challenging, meaningful work that improves the world

·         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

·         We offer a comprehensive benefits program, including Health, Dental, Life, Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Account, Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance, 401(k) plan, Legal Plan, and Identity Theft and Monitoring Plan.  Depending on your positions and location you may participate in a different benefit plan. 

Why you?

·         You like to surround yourself with dedicated, value-driven people

·         You relish new challenges and evolving technology

·         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 want to make your own decisions, but know support is always available

·         You want to work to make a difference in people’s lives


What it takes?

·         Bachelor’s degree in related field and 10+ years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination   

·         Management experience

·         Negotiation experience

·         Utility construction experience preferred

·         Must possess a valid driver license for the type(s) of vehicles which may be driven, and an acceptable driving record as determined by Michels Review Team.



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Michels Power, Inc.
Michels Power, Inc.
Midwest Region | Neenah, WI
Employment Duration
Full Time
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