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Security Estimator – Entry Level

  • Position Name: Security Estimator – Entry Level
  • Company: GC&E Systems Group, Inc.
  • Employee Type: Full Time
  • Experience: Entry Level
  • Education: 2 or 4 year Engineering or Business Degree or equivalent Technical Degree
  • Relocation Cost Paid: None

GC&E has an entry level position in our Estimating Department. The position entails estimating and designing inside and outside plant copper and fiber telecommunications cabling systems; and physical security systems to include: Intrusion Detection, IP CCTV Surveillance and Access Control. This is an on-the-job training position for the right individual with strong mechanical ability, knowledge of IT systems and is proficient with MS Excel, Project and Word.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Attend site visits
  • Attend pre-bid meetings
  • Do blueprint take-offs
  • Develop an estimating spreadsheet for material and labor pricing in MS Excel
  • Develop submittal packages (cut-sheets, rack elevations, pathways, project schedule, etc.)
  • Generate quote or proposal for customer in MS Word
  • Communicate effectively with the sales team
  • Generate project change orders
  • Provide sales and field technical support
  • Work with subcontractors in obtaining costs for services outside of GC&E’s core competencies
  • Provide end of project closeout documentation (as-builts, test results, camera IP addresses, etc.)

Candidate Requirements:

  • Proficient in MS Word, MS, Excel, MS Project, MS Visio, MS Outlook, AutoCAD experience is a plus
  • Must be able to read and comprehend blueprints, floor plans, design drawings and specifications
  • Have the ability to work long hours, when required
  • Highly motivated with strong organizational skills
  • Knowledge of telecommunications and security materials and installation methods is a plus
  • Skilled in written and oral communications
  • Able to work in a high-volume, fast paced environment
  • Must be able to meet deadlines


GC&E Systems Group, Inc. offers a competitive benefits package to include: paid holidays, paid time off, medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, LTD & STD, company paid life insurance, 401(k) and tuition reimbursement.

It is the policy of GC&E Systems Group, Inc. to provide equal opportunity in recruiting, hiring, training, and promoting individuals in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected class or category as may be defined by the federal, state, or local laws or regulations.

We affirm that all compensation, benefits, company-sponsored training, educational assistance, social, and recreational programs are administered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity. It is our firm intent to support equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in keeping with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

We are proud to be an EEO employer. We maintain a drug-free workplace and pre-employment drug testing and background checks are required.

The information above has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees with the classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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