Associate Electrical Estimator

Date: Jul 5, 2024

Location: Bethpage, NY, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition: 77961

PSEG Company: PSEG Long Island    

Salary Range: $ 63,500 - $ 100,500 

Incentive: PIP 5%   

Work Location Category: Hybrid  


PSEG operates under a Flexible Work Model where flexible work is offered when job requirements allow. In support of this model, roles have been categorized into one of four work location categories: onsite roles, hybrid roles that are a blend of onsite and remote work, remote local roles that are primarily home-based but require some level of purpose-driven in-person interaction and living within a commutable distance, and remote non-local roles that can be effectively performed remotely with the ability to work in approved states.

PSEG offers a unique experience to our more than 12,000 employees – we provide the resources and opportunities for career development that come with being a Fortune 500 company, as well as the attention, camaraderie and care for one another you might typically associate with a small business. Our focus on combatting climate change through clean energy technology, our new net zero climate vision for 2030 and enhanced commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion; and supporting the communities we serve make this a particularly exciting time to join PSEG.

Job Summary

Job Responsibilities

•    Prepare detailed and high-level cost estimates for electric transmission, distribution and substation projects.
•    Prepare conceptual cost estimates from one-line diagrams and general arrangement drawings.
•    Analyze drawings and perform take-offs to prepare detailed labor, materials and equipment estimates.
•    Develop detailed bid estimates, evaluations and analysis to assist in the performance of contractor reviews. 
•    Prepare cost estimate reports as requested by management.
•    Communicate with project management and internal stakeholders on proposed changes and adjustments to cost estimates.
•    Establish a mechanism to continuously update cost and man-hour databases.
•    Collects, analyzes and archives project estimate and cost data. Develops historical documentation.
•    Assess estimate accuracy by tracking actuals against the project cost estimate.
•    As an employee of PSEG LI, you should be aware that during storm restoration efforts, you may be required to perform functions outside of your routine duties and on a schedule that may be different from normal operations.


Job Specific Qualifications

•    Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction or Business Discipline
•    Minimum of 2 years of hands-on experience within a construction project team, specializing in areas such as cost analyst, estimating, scheduling or project management. 
•    Knowledge of Work and Cost Breakdown Structures.
•    Understanding of conceptual and detailed design estimating.
•    Ability to understand labor, material and equipment cost estimating 
•    Must be a self-starter capable of seeking out project related information from Project Stakeholders.
•    Must be customer focused and encourages teamwork.
•    Ability to interpret electric system one line diagrams and general arrangement drawings.
•    Interpret and understand project requirements. 
•    Must have effective problem-solving and decision-making skills, strong planning and organizing skills, must be adaptable and results-oriented.
•    Ability to work in a team climate whereby team members are able to discuss relevant issues freely and where there is a strong emphasis on continuous improvement, questioning the value of every activity and creating better solutions.
•    Must have strong written and verbal communications skills
•    Proficient with Microsoft Excel
•    Must have and maintain a valid US Drivers license and a safe and satisfactory driver history

Minimum Years of Experience

0 years of experience




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As an employee of PSEG you should be aware that during storm restoration efforts, you may be required to perform functions outside of your routine duties and on a schedule that may be different from normal operations.


For all roles, PSEG’s drug and alcohol testing program includes pre-employment testing, testing for cause, and post-incident/accident testing. For employees in federally regulated roles (including positions covered by USDOT, PHMSA, or NRC regulations), this also includes random testing. Although numerous states throughout the country have legalized marijuana/cannabis products recreationally and/or medically, it is prohibited for employees in federally regulated roles. Employees who are hired or transfer into a federally regulated role are subject to drug and alcohol testing, inclusive of marijuana. Please note that the use of CBD products may result in a positive drug test for THC/Marijuana and such use is not a legitimate medical explanation for such a positive result.


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