Cost Estimator, Electrical

  • Nexamp
  • Boston, MA
  • Nov 24, 2020

Job Description

Does working for a fast paced, growing company that is making a difference in our environment excite you? Do you have a passion for making our environment better for this generation and the ones that follow? Let’s make a difference together. Join our team! 


Nexamp is seeking a Cost Estimator, who’ll gather proposals (blueprints, specifications, and related documents), identify and analyze requirements (labor, material and time) to compute cost estimates. The estimator will have a good understanding of the scope of work through design and documentation. This individual will be responsible for drafting and finalizing Estimates, working cross functionally with engineering, construction, and business development. Estimates are to be used for Bid submission and Contract Budgets.  


  • Research a variety of documented data sources to produce efficient, traceable, verifiable and defendable cost estimates meeting Nexamp requirements
  •  Understand full scope of the project through design document, prepare quantity take-offs and apply unit pricing for material and labor to establish a value for the work
  • Draw up cost comparisons with previous estimates
  • Create a list of project discrepancies and provide constructability review during estimation
  • Work with stakeholders to ensure quality of estimates, bids and develop change order pricing as necessary
  • Position is also responsible for process automation and optimization while supporting tactical deliverables.


The ideal candidate must be enthusiastic, self-motivated, hands-on, results-oriented, and a team player. Key qualifications as follows:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering coupled with 2-3 years of experience in industry
  • 1+ years of experience in estimating, or equivalent.
  • 3+ years of experience in construction field
  • Analytical analysis and reporting capabilities
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment and seek consistent improvements
  • Understand relationships are key and have strong interpersonal skills


Not only will you get to work with a group of innovative, dedicated, and motivated peers, you will also have access to all the benefits that Nexamp Offers! This includes: our competitive compensation package; a 401 (k) employer-match; health, dental, & vision insurance with company contribution; Flexible Paid Time Off and Company Holidays; Commuter Benefits, Cell Phone Reimbursement; as well as a Fun, Collaborative, Downtown Office Environment! We provide healthy snacks, coffee, in-office yoga sessions, volunteer opportunities, company outings, and more!


Building the future of energy so it is clean, simple and accessible

Nexamp is building the energy infrastructure of tomorrow and reinventing the way people interact with the electricity that powers their lives. By deploying a distributed network of locally sourced clean energy, we seek to reduce the negative effects of climate change. Our team’s diverse experience drives innovation from the ground up and with a singular passion: to deliver an accessible and sustainable energy future for all.



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