Estimator

Name : Pervez
Industry Type : Electrical Contractors
City & State : Columbia,MD
Job Title Estimator
Relocation Preferences :
Objective : Project Manager/Senior Estimator
Resume :  
Pervez Khwaja


Objective

I am seeking a project managers/Senior Estimators job.


Experience

(1)
Company: IES Commercial (previously Primo Electric), Glen Burnie, MD

Position: Estimator

Job Duration: March 2008 to Date

My job involved preparing the Electrical Bid proposal for commercial, institutional, and semi-industrial. Starting from going through the specs & plans and making notes, taking offs quantities from plans, with reference to plan notes and specifications, sending the requests for quotes, coordinating with vendors regarding technical and commercial aspects of their quotes, entering the data in estimating software (Logistics), tuning-up the bid-recap, and finally preparing the proposal/scope letter.


(2)
Company: Primo Electric, Glen Burnie, MD

Position: Project Manager

Job Duration: August 2006 to March 2008

In my position, as Project Manager, I was under taking projects up to $1,500,000.
This involves working closely with Divisional Head in performing the functions to successfully execute the assigned projects. These functions start with the job set up followed by budget preparation and getting it approved by the appropriate authority. Review of final construction drawings to confirm the estimated quantities or do new take offs (where necessary) for buy-out of major items like lighting fixtures, fire alarm, gear, etc. Make sure the best quote/s complies with specifications and other project requirements including lead time and warranties. Prepare and deliver the purchase order/s. Coordinate the submittals and review them before sending over for approval. Review the Contract Documents and give comments, to higher management, on the scope of work, exclusions, and any other general condition found misstated or in conflict. Arrange all necessary help and backup for field Foreman. Prepare the schedule of values and approximate work schedule in keeping with the overall project schedule involving other trades and delivery schedule of major electrical material. Attend project site meetings and take necessary corrective actions. Setup and maintain project files. Issue the material release advices and keep track of the delivered materials. Monitor the work progress and prepare forecast/s. Prepare & get issued the monthly request for progress payments with the target of maintaining the billing ahead of earned amount and make the cash flow positive as soon as possible. Towards the end of project work on the close out documentation, like As-Built, O & M manuals, Warranties, and Lien Release etc. to close out the project as quickly as possible after actual completion of site work.
During this tenure I have worked with John C Grimberg Co., Desbuild Inc., Holder Construction, Heffron Company, SMCI, and Coakley Williams.


(3)
Company: Primo Electric, Lanham, MD

Position: Assistant Project Manager

Job Duration: December 2005 to August 2006

My job involved working closely with Project Manager/s in performing the functions to successfully execute the assigned projects. These functions generally include; review of final construction drawings to confirm the estimated quantities or do new take offs (where necessary) for buy-out of major items like lighting fixtures, fire alarm, gear, etc. Make sure the best quote/s comply with specifications and other project requirements including lead time. Prepare and deliver the purchase order/s. Coordinate the submittals and review them before sending over for approval. Arrange all necessary help and backup for field Foreman. Attend project site meetings along with Project Manager and take necessary corrective actions. Setup and maintain project files. Issue the material release advices and keep track of the delivered materials. Help Project Manager in monitoring the work progress and prepare forecast/s. At the end of the project, work on the close out documentation.


(4)
Company: Electrical General Corporation, Annapolis Junction, MD, USA

Position: Estimator

Job Duration: July 2001 September 2005

My job involved preparing the Electrical Bid proposal for commercial, institutional, and high rise residential projects. Starting from take offs from plans, with reference to plan notes and specifications, sending the requests for quotes, coordinating with vendors regarding technical and commercial aspects of their quotes, entering the data in McCormick, tuning-up the bid-summary, and finally performing the bid check list and comparison analysis.


(5)
Previously I have worked in the fields of electrical & instrumentation maintenance and project construction management, in chemical and petrochemical industries, outside of USA. This included Chemical Fertilizer, Refinery, Cement Plant, Polyester Fiber, and Thermal Power Plants.


Education

BS from University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan
Major: Electrical Engineering


Continuing Education

16 contact hours course on CODE CALCULATION, conducted by Electric League of Maryland.


Additional skills

- Forefront/Spectrum
- Prolog
- MS Excel
- MS Word
- MS Outlook
- McCormick & Estimation Logistics (estimating softwares)
- MS Project (Beginner Level)
- Basic Electrical Design Calculations


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