Estimating Services

Are you looking for an electrical estimator on a per bid basis?

Do you need an on-call electrical estimator to cover vacation time or sick time?

Do you need an electrical estimator due to increased bidding opportunities?

Do you need a material list to submit for pricing?

The team at Suderman Estimating Systems Inc. has combined history of over 60 years of electrical estimating and electrical estimating teaching experience. Our trade experience, our estimating experience and our teaching experience will help your company in your bidding process.

Meet our team

John F. Wiesel:
Fifty + years of experience in the construction industry, from apprentice electrician to senior estimator with extensive design build experience to Vice President of Sales, Estimating and Engineering for Electrical, Mechanical and Millwrighting. Also involved with a church organization for 30 years building and training across Canada, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh. Owner and President of Suderman Estimating Systems since 2002.


John M. Wiesel:
Twenty-five years in the construction industry, primarily in the electrical trade, with industrial, commercial, and residential experience. Developed from an apprentice into various office and management roles. Working with Toyota facility requirements, being part of the Calgary Lean community of practice and now applying these methodologies to relevant opportunities. Pride in sincerity, honesty, integrity and enjoy working on a team that shares the same values.


Dan Beresford:
A skilled educator with over 20 years of experience in training. Proficient in course development and process improvement, in a variety of industries from electrical estimating training, LED Lighting, Solar power and various sales rolls in the mortgage industry. Applying the knowledge, skills and discipline developed as an electrician while in the Royal Canadian Navy in all facets of life and work.


Depending on your needs we can do partial take offs to full take-offs and reviews of estimates. We can help you through vacation time, increased workload, short demand needs or whatever you need.

  • Complete take off using estimating software
  • Engineered (A) Material Lists
  • Breakout information for any required subtrades

Digital copies of all relevant tender information are required, including but not limited to;

  • Drawings
  • Specifications
  • Addendums
  • Closing dates and when you would require information packages

On call, on demand and on time. Let us help you complete quotes, train your team and submit more bids.