Charter Estimating Company
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    Electrical Estimating

    At our independent estimating company, we have the tools to offer bids for commercial and industrial design-builds across the nation..

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Electrical Estimating Services

About Us

At Charter Electrical Estimating, we take pride in providing the highest level of service for our customers. We offer professional and accurate estimating services that are always on time. Our owner has been in the electrical trade since he was in high school and he uses his vast experience to provide the very best service to his clients.

How our services work

Step 1: Send us your plans

Your Plans

  • Select a project from your list of jobs or bid invites
  • Upload plans to our email address or 
  • If your plans are over 25 MB please use our Google Drive Link and upload your plans
  • Or Simply forward/email us the General Contractors bid invite
  • We take care of getting the plans for you
  • Or We can provide you with a list of available jobs from your area

Step 2: Choose the type of estimating services needed

Material & Labor Take-Off

  • We provide you with fixture and gear counts
  • Next, labor hours for each item are calculated
  • Material pricing on each item is finalized
  • We provide a professional bid proposal with inclusions sheet (optional)
  • Finally, you finish the bid and submit it to GC

Complete Estimating Services

  • Charter provides you with a complete electrical estimate
  • First we contact all the GC's bidding the project
  • Second we call and build relationships with GC's representing your company
  • Third we submit material counts for quoted items to your vendors
  • Fourth we review and closeout the complete bid with your company
  • Fifth we submit your estimate to bidding GC's and negotiate the win for your company
  • Sixth we call for Bid results and track estimate progress

Step 3: We provide you with a free quote

We quote you the hours

  • First, we quote you the amount of hours to complete the estimate based on the project and services you selected

You approve the quote

  • Next, after reviewing and approving the hours quoted to complete the estimate, we go over the terms of the services you selected and answer any questions
  • We start the estimating process


Are you looking to expand your estimating team and be able to take on more projects? Looking to bid a large project but your estimator doesn't have the experience? Need a project bid and don't have the time?

These are all situations electrical contractors get in to, I know because I was one of them. We offer Expert Electrical Estimating Services for whatever your situation may be. We have a great team of Sr. Estimators so you can be assured that every job you send to us is bid by someone with 20 years plus experience in the electrical estimating field. We don't hand your job to an apprentice or anyone in training like most of these estimating companies that offer training courses. We take your Estimates extremely serious and treat your jobs as if they were our own.

At Charter you will get personal service, not a number and a time slot. We guarantee that here at Charter you will get the respect and attention you and your business deserve. That's why hundreds of customers turn to us for their electrical estimating needs and keep coming back year after year.

Electrical Estimating is All we do here at Charter Estimating and we do it well.

Give us a call today or send us your plans via email to and we will send you all the information you will need to get started. Thank you for choosing Charter Estimating.  We look forward to working with you and helping you and your business succeed in the competitive field of electrical contracting.