Electrical Estimator

3 months ago
Requisition ID
Category (Portal Searching)


Location: Herndon, VA

Black Box Network Services Federal division is a premier provider of Voice, Data, Transport, and Cabling infrastructure services and products to the Federal Government and the supporting organizations.

Electrical estimator, able to provide cable take off’ s and devices count on complex physical security designs provided by a General Contractor. Working with our engineer’s to help capture all components needed to provide quotes on a turnkey system.



Duties and Responsibilities

  • Accountable for the development, production, overall accuracy, completeness and compliance of the cost/ price proposal/volume of responses to government solicitations.
  • Utilize GSA Schedules, GWAC’s, or open market (response to major RFP’s/quotes)
  • Assemble job (order) packages timely and accurately
  • Provide timely responses to internal and external customer queries
  • Maintain accurate records
  • Determine unstated/value-add requirements of the prospective customer in regard to specific task order and program-oriented opportunities
  • Evaluate technical compliance and pricing competitiveness of company proposals and quotes prior to submission
  • Collaborate with internal resources and utilize extensive knowledge base tools to ensure effective anlaysis of opportunities

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc.)
  • Detailed oriented
  • Strong math skills
  • Works well under pressure
  • Ability to multi-task effectively
  • Hands-on, positive attitude, willing to do whatever needs to be done to support the team and meet deadlines
  • Minimal travel required
  • Understanding of the FAR
  • Understanding of cost principles
  • Ability to work independently
  • General understanding of physical security



  • Degree in accounting, finance, sales, or business discipline preferred.
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of relevant experience, telecommunications (voice and data) or high tech environment is desirable

Black Box is an equal opportunity employer.  In accordance with federal, state and local laws, Black Box does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status, and endorses those policies and practices which seek to recruit, hire, train and promote the most qualified persons into available jobs.



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