Electrical Estimator

Job Location

12530 Parklawn Drive
Rockville, Maryland

Job Position Type


The Electrical Estimator receives project plans and scope of work documentation, reviews them and prepares cost estimates that ensure the scope of work contained in the Request for Proposal has been covered. This position will assist with the project through completion and participate in a close-out meeting to ensure that feedback is reflected in future estimates.



  • Perform responsibilities with excellence in service, integrity and building relationships as exemplified in DAVIS core values
  • Coordinate and assist the project team in establishing the project scope and standards of construction projects
  • Distribute bid documents to ensure complete and competitive prices from subcontractors
  • Gather, calculate and compile data for use in bid proposal estimates
  • Review drawings for constructability
  • Maintain Estimating database with current subcontractors
  • Assist with the conceptual estimating, including quantity takeoffs
  • Attend design meetings, team meetings and bid day pricing
  • Build relationships with subcontractors and design teams
  • Perform other duties as assigned


DAVIS Common Attributes 

  • Safety – Consistently works within DAVIS safety standards; promotes safety as a priority with coworkers, subcontractors and external clients
  • Team Collaboration Works effectively within their own team and across the organization; promotes team atmosphere and culture; has a positive, can do attitude
  • Commitment to Quality – Applies DAVIS standards to produce high quality work on a consistent basis; produces work that is accurate and reliable, actively demonstrates excellence in service; builds and maintains integrity as a core function of their job and in their relationships with others
  • Champions DAVIS  Business – Consistently markets DAVIS business within the scope of their job; actively seeks and / or supports new business opportunities; actively builds relationships and encourages others to do the same



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  The employee is responsible to maintain fitness-for-duty while holding the above described position and should be able to perform the essential tasks of the position in a safe, appropriate and effective manner. This refers to the physical, mental and emotional duties of the job. 

Reaching above and below, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and bending.  The employee must occasionally lift / carry / move up to 25 pounds.  Manual dexterity to operate office equipment, file, and perform specialized skills.  Needs a high degree of concentration in a busy office environment. 



Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  This position may require some travel for conferences, educational sessions, and other company events.


The noise level in the office work environment is usually moderate.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to higher noise levels and hazardous working conditions when working at job sites.  Safety precautions must be taken and resources will be provided.



NOTE:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned this job.  They are not exhaustive lists of all duties and responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, physical job demands and working conditions associated with the job.


As we keep the safety of our employees and our communities top of mind, COVID-19 vaccinations continue to be a critical prevention measure. Because of this, DAVIS requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are unable to be vaccinated, DAVIS will provide a reasonable accommodation consistent with applicable law.

Required Skills


  • Decision making, research and analytical problem solving skills*
  • Time management with the ability to organize, assess and prioritize multiple tasks, projects, and demands, and to work independently*
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills, and interact effectively at all levels within the organization*

Required Experience


  • Four (4) to ten (10) years of applicable industry experience*
  • Quantity take-off experience using “On Screen Take Off”*
  • Detailed scope writing experience (especially Divisions 16-18)*
  • Pricing experience and reviewing vendor quotations*
  • Presentation experience*
  • MS Office – Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook experience*
  • Commercial / Residential construction industry experience
  • Blueprint Reading experience

This position is located at 12530 Parklawn Drive Rockville, Maryland. View the Google Map in full screen.