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Rosendin Rosendin

Senior Estimator

Locations: Office TN Gallatin
State/Territory: TN
Job Category: Estimating
Employment Type: Full Time


Whether you’re a recent grad or a seasoned professional, you can experience meaningful career growth at Rosendin. Enjoy a true sense of ownership as you work with a proven industry leader on some of the most exciting and high-profile projects in the nation. We offer a wide range of job opportunities, competitive compensation, full benefits, an Employee Stock Ownership Plan and more.

Why Rosendin?

Committed. Innovative. Engaged.

If you’re looking to take career to the next level and work with some of the best and brightest in the industry, we want to hear from you. We are an organization built on integrity. We have a culture that empowers people, embraces diversity, and inspires everyone to do their best.  Rosendin is one of the largest electrical contractors in the United States employing over 7,000 people. We are the largest EMPLOYEE-OWNED company in the industry which means you will be a company owner too and have the unique benefit of being a shareholder at a company that is experiencing tremendous growth and success which means you benefit tremendously.


The Senior Estimator is responsible for preparing and completing bid/submittal documents and cost estimates for electrical construction projects. The Senior Estimator is the Lead Estimator for projects and works with other Estimators, suppliers, and customers to complete the estimate. 



  • Prepare estimate from quantity take-off on project and complete estimate to computer printout. 

  • Identify parts of project that may be key to making a competitive estimate. 

  • Review proposal specifications, drawings, and attend pre-bid meetings to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate. 

  • Evaluate areas for potential value engineering cost savings. 

  • Provide leadership to personnel preparing discipline sub estimates for assigned bids. 

  • Ensure all working documents and data are maintained to back-up estimate figures. 

  • Develop labor productivity and (installation unit costs where applicable) based on projected site conditions and historical data. 

  • Prepare detailed listing of material and equipment items for the estimate and to obtain quotes. 

  • Identify qualified suppliers/subcontractors and be responsible for soliciting quotes. Review quotes for completeness and conformance with plans and specs. 

  • Responsible for the timely completion of all client-required documents. 

  • Draft scope/proposal letters for bid and negotiated projects. 

  • Prior to the issuing of the formal bid package, provide the Chief Estimator with a detailed review of scope, technical requirements, and pricing for the estimated bid package. 

  • After the successful bid at project turnover, meet with the Project Management departments to fully explain job scope, potential areas of attention and other aspects for the successful transition of the project. 

  • Maintain files of all working documents to back-up estimate figures and update the Rosendin approved estimating program. 

  • The duties and responsibilities are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing and other duties will be assigned based on the position’s role within the business unit. 


  • Read and interpret blueprints and/or engineering design drawings 

  • Perform arithmetic calculations required for estimating 

  • Estimate all types of projects and to coordinate and supervise group work effort essential 

  • Mentor and assist with the development of Estimators 

  • Identify and meet customers’ needs, expectations, and requirements 

  • Proficient in using a computer and Microsoft Office (, Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.) 

  • Prioritize and manage multiple tasks and change priorities as necessary 

  • Work under pressure and adapt to changing requirements with a positive attitude 

  • Oral and written communication skills as required for the position 

  • Self-motivated, proactive and an effective team player 

  • Interact effectively and professionally with all levels of employees, both management and staff alike, vendors, clients, and others 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or a related field 

  • Minimum 4 years’ estimating or other relevant experience in closing constructions estimates 

  • Experience in Accubid estimating software, Livecount Cloud, and Bluebeam software preferred 

  • Experience in CAD or 3D software preferred 

  • Can be a combination of education, training, and relevant experience 


  • Up to 10% 


  • General work environment - sitting for extended periods, standing, walking, typing, carrying, pushing, bending. Work is conducted primarily indoors with varying environmental conditions, such as fluorescent lighting and air conditioning. 

  • Noise level is typically low to medium; it can be loud on a job site. 

  • Occasional lifting of up to 30 lbs.  

  • We fully comply with the ADA and applicable state law, including considering reasonable accommodation measures that may enable qualified disabled applicants and employees to perform essential functions. 


Rosendin Electric is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are considered regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, age (over 40), or any other categories protected by applicable federal, state, or local law

YOU Matter – Our Benefits  

  • ESOP – Employee Stock Ownership 

  • 401k 

  • Annual bonus program based upon performance, profitability, and achievement 

  • 17 PTO days per year plus 10 paid holidays 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance 

  • Term Life, AD&D Insurance, and Voluntary Life Insurance 

  • Disability Income Protection Insurance 

  • Pre-tax Flexible Spending Plans (Health and Dependent Care) 

  • Charitable Giving Match with our Rosendin Foundation 

Our success is rooted in our people. We all come together around long-term vision and a sense of shared ownership. As a group, we do whatever it takes to ensure the success of our business…and your career.

Rosendin Electric is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are considered regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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