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Southern Company Estimating Assistant (EADNC-112619) in Durham, North Carolina

Estimating Assistant (EADNC-112619)

Durham, NC



PowerSecure is hiring an Estimating Assistant in our Durham, NC . location. You will be responsible for reading and interpreting drawings and other documents used to perform takeoffs on projects. In addition, you will be responsible for calculating materials required for the scope of our projects. Having some experience in commercial electrical and/or commercial construction would be very helpful but is not required.

You should enjoy and thrive working inside a fast-paced office environment. Yes, this is an office position that requires you to be in front of the computer, on the phone and juggling face to face interactions with colleagues. Great opportunity to make a huge impact with a growing company!


  • High School Diploma is required; however, Associate’s Degree or higher is preferred

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprint drawings and other documents to perform takeoffs on projects

  • Ability to enter data in Excel spreadsheets

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, and Outlook

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals

  • Ability to learn and become proficient in company ERP system and Estimation Software

  • Demonstrates impeccable customer service skills and communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Previous estimating experience (preferred)

About Us:

PowerSecure, a Southern Company subsidiary, is a leading provider of innovative energy solutions to electric utilities and their industrial, institutional, and commercial customers. PowerSecure provides energy solutions in the areas of distributed energy infrastructure and energy efficiency.

We invest in high-value and cost-effective benefits for our employees. Our benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage

  • Competitive pay and a matching 401 (k) plan

  • Vacation, Company Holidays, Personal Days and Sick Days

  • Flexible spending accounts/Health savings account

  • Wellness Incentive Programs

PowerSecure is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other basis prohibited by law

Operating Company: PowerSecure

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