Tuesday, May 9, 2017

CAD/BIM Assistant Estimator - St. Paul, MN

Electrical CAD/Revit Technician / Assistant Estimator

Our Opportunity:
NEI Electric is an established electrical design-build contractor with offices in the Twin Cities and Western Wisconsin. Our employees are growth oriented, well trained, conscientious, community minded people and our Saint Paul office needs a quality individual to add to our staff.

Our Opportunity:
The primary functions of this role include, but not limited to: Operates computer aided drafting (CAD) system, building information modeling (BIM) system and peripheral equipment, also exercises considerable skill in the use of graphics commands and preprogrammed material to develop drawings.

Typical Duties:
·        Create quick actions utilizing the command language of the system to assist in drawing creation.
·        Utilize knowledge of mathematics in the preparation of drawings.
·        Perform routine to complex assignments requiring a thorough knowledge of CAD and BIM system standards, practices, and techniques.
·        Develop increased proficiency in system operation with a resulting increase in productivity, and learns how to use all software options.
·        Analyze sketches, notes, and other input material to determine best approach to complete drawings.
·        Apply judgment and makes decisions with respect to drawings and input interpretation.
·        Review work performed to determine accuracy with input from supervisor.
·        Perform additional assignments per supervisor’s direction.

Secondary Function:
Assist in gathering, calculating and compiling data for use in bid proposal estimates for one or more discipline areas.

Typical Duties:
·        Calculate various statistical data – quantity take-offs, material price lists, labor costs per man-hour, equipment, etc.
·        Research historical data (purchase orders, subcontracts, productivity analysis reports, etc.) and compile summary reports to develop guidelines and precedence for future estimates.
·        Participate in developing project update and bid package estimate documents.
·        Maintain files of working documents for back-up to estimating figures.
·        Assist in the monitoring of conceptual estimates with actual cost data.

Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications, & Experience:
·        Educational and experience requirements include: High school diploma/GED, at least two to three years experienced performing computer aided drafting (CAD) at the level I position. This level is also the entry position for incumbents with a degree in engineering or drafting technology and no experience. Position’s responsibilities can be learned through on-the-job training.

NEI Electric offers a highly competitive salary with bonus opportunities and an excellent benefit package that includes medical, dental, 401(k), flexible spending plan, and vacation time.

Email your Cover Letter and Resume to: customerservice@neielectric.com