Electrical Construction Project Estimator

Thoma Electric, Inc. is seeking a full time Electrical Construction Project Estimator to support our construction and Service+ divisions in San Luis Obispo, California, located 1.5 miles from downtown. The Electrical Construction Project Estimator will primarily work in the Service+ division that provides electrical service for small businesses, residential clients and emergency power needs. The Electrical Construction Project Estimator will plan, schedule, adjust, and maintain project timelines while maximizing resources and optimizing budgets. The Electrical Construction Project Estimator is often the first line of communication with customers. The position requires a resource that can effectively communicate with customers – both verbally and in written form – and respond to questions concerning the costs and pricing related to the scope of work.


  • Develop scope of work with input from the Owner
  • Provide estimate and schedule to the Owner for completing the project
  • Work with purchasing department to procure materials, as needed
  • Work with the internal team to schedule and dispatch electricians
  • Process and answer electrician’s questions
  • Review pre-invoicing reports and give input to accounting for monthly billings
  • Attend weekly staff meeting in the office
  • Support the construction division, as needed


  • 1-3 years experience in electrical construction. College degree in Construction Management, Estimating, or related field is desired, but not required.
  • Great customer service and communication skills
  • Proficiency using various software applications (Scheduling, MS Office Suite, and Estimation Software)
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Familiarity with electrical equipment, materials, and specifications is a plus.
  • Successful candidates will be able to think critically, quickly, and independently, and will be able to rely on personal judgment and/or experience to make decisions and accomplish tasks.

Thoma Electric offers competitive pay (depending on experience) and an excellent benefits package.  For immediate consideration, fill out the form below and upload your resume. Cover letter optional.

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