Our Estimating Department is experienced in bidding the most diverse projects including public works, federal, OSHPD, LEED certified, and private.  We draw on this experience to prepare more thorough and complete bids over those of our competitors. Our level of accuracy allows our customer to be completely confident when analyzing our bid, trusting that our scope is reliable and our price is complete.  We know that every successful project has to start with the right bid.

Main Office Fax: (951) 276-1460
Pat Howard
Director of Estimating
(951) 276-9619 Ext. 123

Lorena Vargas
Estimating Admin Assistant
(951) 276-9619 Ext. 119

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Patrick Howard
Director of Estimating
Patrick Howard began his career at Champion Electric Inc. and through his experience; he has gained vast knowledge of the industry and the company.  His field experience, management skills and strong knowledge of residential and commercial solar as well as his drive to keep Champion Electric on the leading edge of technology is what has elevated him the position of Director of Estimating and a member of the Executive Team.

Patrick creates and implements processes to insure each bid is consistent within the Estimating Department.  Patrick expertly reviews and approves all final estimate packages completed by his staff to ensure accuracy prior to formal bid submission.  He works closely with the Project Management team throughout each project to adjust the bidding process to match current field production.

As the Director of Estimator, he controls the construction costs by collecting and studying information, evaluating bid specifications and drawings, ensuring Champion knows what is required to successfully bid and win the project.  Patrick specializes in hard bid, design-build and turnkey system estimates as well as national solar provider installation partnerships.  He is highly skilled in Accubid, CAD, and Procore, and is passionate about satisfying the needs of his customers.