Commerical Solar Systems Estimators

Location: San Jose, CA
Estimator Solar Systems  
Company: Electrical Contractor
Category: Estimating Solar Systems
City: San Jose
State: California
Position: Estimator, "Solar" Systems
Reports to: Senior Estimator
Position Summary: The Estimator is responsible for developing and completing solar PV estimates based on written and/or oral discretion from project managers.
"Must be authorized to work in the USA for any company" "No sponsorship"
Essential Functions:
  • Perform all levels and types of estimating, planning, scheduling and cost engineering project activities.
  • Accurately take off all renewable energy projects
  • Management of material vendor relationships, including packaging and presentation of RFQs and evaluation of vendor pricing.
  • Management of subcontractors
    • Develop and maintain relationships with subcontractors / partners
    • Manage subcontractor database
    • Prepare RFQs and evaluate vendor pricing
    • Understanding of Civil construction related to utility scale solar PV – grading, hydrology, trenching, etc.
    • Understanding of power delivery, including substations and transmission lines
    • Understanding of engineering scopes, including electrical, structural, civil, civil experts (hydrology, Geotech, etc.) and permitting
  • May train and develop skills of estimators.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelors in Engineering or Construction Management
  • 3-5 years of estimating experience in solar PV and managing subcontracts preferred
  • Experience with design/build and Engineer, Procure, Construct (EPC)
  • Experience with Accubid preferred.
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