Nexus Estimator

Nexus Electric is a fast growing, Port Orchard based company with a focus on professionalism, dependability, and attention to detail. We are actively hiring an Electrical Estimator for work in our Commercial and Residential Divisions. Nexus Electric is seeking an honest, hard-working, and innovative Estimator with an ambitious and positive attitude to join our team. We have a strong mix of both service work and new construction that needs your expertise. These positions are full time, long term and local. We are locally owned and genuinely love serving our customers on the Kitsap Peninsula. Our employees take great pride in the solid reputation we have built. We are a family style workplace and looking to expand our team! If you are searching for a career that is built to last, consider joining the Nexus Family.

We offer an excellent benefits package and competitive pay, depending on experience. Be part of our growing team that will invest in your skills, improve your knowledge, and challenge you to grow.

Duties and Responsibilities

We are currently looking for an Electrical Estimator to estimate labor, materials, and costs. This includes preparing detailed electrical cost estimates by studying plans and specifications while interacting with clients, designers, project managers, and site supervisors to determine engineering and design requirements. This includes reading construction documents, providing takeoffs, assembling estimates, inputting in estimating software, and establishing goals and standards.

  • Prepare proposal specifications and drawings to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate
  • Experience on commercial projects and light industrial
  • Attend pre-bid meetings and/or tour job sites to confirm requisite take-offs
  • Prepare estimates by calculating complete take-off of scope of work
  • Maintain files of working documents as back-up for estimate figures, including information on pricing from suppliers obtained through direct contact, sales brochures, price lists, software uploads, etc.
  • Support other department personnel as required; may include assisting with estimates in other disciplines
  • May review design options and recommend the best solution based on cost, engineering quality, and/or availability of materials
  • Interface with clients on bid-walks
  • May provide support to field operations regarding electrical estimates
  • Perform additional assignments per supervisor’s direction
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, and Adobe Acrobat. Experience with Estimating Software a plus(Bluebeam).

Position Requirements

  • 1-3 years of Commercial and Residential Estimating Experience
  • 6+ years experience as an electrician
  • Skilled in the use of the tools of the trade
  • Ability to squat, bend, stand, climb ladders, and lift 40 pounds
  • Capable of working alone or in a team
  • Excellent communication skills with all levels of management
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Must have Electrical License from WA state

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $35.00 – $50.00 per hour based on the candidate’s experience and knowledge base.


  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
  • Work locally – stop the commuting nightmare
  • An excellent work/life balance


  • Monday – Friday, 7:00am-3:30pm.


  • Electrical License (Required)
  • Electrical License in Washington State (Required)

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