Project Manager/Estimator

Project Manager/Estimator

Kent, WA • Full-Time • Salary: Dependent on Experience

Recognized as one of the more experienced contractors in the commercial public works sector in the state of Washington, D&S is searching for the right candidate to join its team as a Project Manager/Estimator. This individual is responsible for planning, executing, and evaluating projects according to schedules and budgets. Also vital to this position is helping to build and manage the project team, ensuring quality control, safety policy adherence and client satisfaction, and communicating effectively and proactively to the Project Executive, client, subcontractors, and our vendor partners throughout the life of the Project.This position is located in our office in Kent, WA. This is an excellent opportunity to join a solid growing team. This is an immediate full-time opening.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Procure work and develop clientele.
  • Manage project development from initiation to closure.
  • Be accountable for project results.
  • Work with all members of the project team to complete project outlining scope, goals, deliverables, required resources, budget, and timing.
  • Clearly communicate expectations to the project team.
  • Facilitate communications between design, owner and the project team.
  • Resolve issues and solve problems throughout the life of the project.
  • Effectively manage project by ensuring any changes to scope are tracked and approved with the proper documentation per the project contract.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Experience in electrical project management required.
  • Degree in Construction Management or Electrical Engineering preferred.
  • Solid knowledge of construction cost, scheduling, estimating and engineering principals and techniques, as well as accounting principles.
  • Knowledge of LEAN principles including the Last Planner System is preferred.
  • Must be capable of electrical estimating in order to produce job change orders, evaluate and apply job estimates and assist with new estimates as required.
  • Must be proficient with project management tools and software packages. Experience with Accubid Estimating systems is preferred.
  • Knowledge of and experience with integrated job cost systems to budget, evaluate reports and project final costing.
  • Knowledge of and experience with building critical path schedules for projects.
  • Knowledge of and experience with design-build delivery models is strongly preferred.
  • Experience with identification and quantification of project impacts is preferred.

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D&S had a thorough working knowledge of the project from the outset, has been on top of product submittals to avoid any delays in procuring product for the project. They have a robust leadership team on site and excellent managerial support for the people in the field. Because of the size of the academic building, three floors consisting of over 280,000SF, the need for sub-contractor coordination is paramount. D&S has staffed the job with more than ample staffing and has been the leader in getting work accomplished and moving the project ahead under the direction of the general contractor. 


I continue to be impressed with D&S Electrical Contractors, their ability to get the job done and the spirit of cooperation and partnership they bring to the job.

Jack McLeod, Bellevue School District

Jack McLeod

Director of Facilities and Operations

Bellevue School District

D&S electricians with the support of their management team, were quick to offer solutions to problems. They truly partnered with the consultants and owner to find the most appropriate solutions and resolve issues fairly. D&S is a class act with a high level of professional integrity.

Mark Beardemphl, AIA, KMB Design Groups, Inc.

Mark Beardemphl, AIA

Managing Principal

KMB Design Groups, Inc.

D&S has been a collaborative partner in all aspects of the project. They’ve been able to come up with cost effective solutions that helped to bring our project within budget and also implement strategies for more efficient work flow and better schedule outcome. Their contributions to this project have been great and will ultimately result in a higher quality product for the client.

Scott Jay, BNBuilders

Scott Jay

Project Manager

BNBuilders

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Founded in 1978, D&S Electrical Contractors is one of the most experienced commercial electrical contractors in the Pacific Northwest. We specialize in healthcare and educational facilities, offering pre-construction planning, design/build, design/assist, and electrical system installation services.

  • Main Office
  • 915 Port Way
  • Clarkston, WA 99403
  • Seattle Office
  • 25524 74th Ave S
  • Kent, WA 98032