Senior Estimator Renewables

Posted 22 May 2024
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & Infrastructure
Contact NameJoshua Porter

Job description

​Title: Senior Estimator - Renewable Energy

Location: Texas, United States (On-site)

A large EPC contractor is looking for an experienced Estimator to join their growing Renewables division.

Job Duties

  • Reviewing Documents:

    Examine drawings, specifications, and owner documents to determine the scope of work for estimates and other deliverables. Attend pre-bid and project meetings. Draft RFI's and collaborate with A/E Firms to ensure clear document interpretation.

  • Estimate Preparation:

    Produce detailed and conceptual estimates, potentially collaborating with self-perform teams to define project scope. Develop bid lists of subcontractors, trade partners, and suppliers, ensuring comprehensive coverage.

  • Takeoffs:

    Perform necessary takeoffs for assigned estimates, and coordinate BIM-generated quantification requirements.

  • Document Preparation:

    Generate documents tailored to specific deliverables.

  • Presentation:

    Participate in presenting project estimates to project Owners and other stakeholders. May lead both internal and external meetings.

  • Bidding Process:

    Oversee the entire bidding process, including soliciting bids, communicating with bidders, evaluating proposals, and assessing bids.

  • Design Options:

    Develop design options and recommend optimal solutions considering cost, engineering quality

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in construction management, civil engineering, electrical engineering, or a related field.

  • Minimum of 4 years experience in estimating or project management within the solar utility-scale industry.

  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word), with familiarity with construction project management software and estimating tools.

  • Experience with HCSS Heavy Bid, Accubid, MS Project, Primavera, AGTEK, BlueBeam, and InSite Software is advantageous.

  • Strong background in estimating and project scheduling.