Estimator- Renewables

Job description

JMS Energy is a leading player in the renewable energy industry, committed to creating a sustainable future through innovation and clean energy solutions. We are seeking a talented and dedicated Estimator to join our dynamic team and drive the success of our future projects.

Job Summary: Prepare, review and present general and/or discipline (civil, electrical, construction distributable, services) estimates in Clean Energy (Solar, Wind and Battery) businesses. Responsible for conceptual estimating, cost analysis and estimate planning, coordination, and consolidation. Performs department organizational and administrative activities when delegated. Provides direction to others on project/program level tasks.

Job Responsibilities: The following duties are performed with respect to Estimate Execution, the process of conducting an evaluation of services and/or capital cost elements of a project or effort as defined by an agreed-upon scope that will be used to make key management decisions:

-Manages the development of estimates from inception to completion. Develops an achievable estimate plan, inclusive of budget, and leads the estimating team in executing the estimate. Consolidates the estimate components and prepares the proposal internal review documents and bid forms.
-Reviews estimates and ensures quality and integrity. Ensures lessons learned are incorporated into the estimate.
-Manages proposal strategies with Proposal Management and joint venture partners as applicable.
-Prepares Estimate basis and assumption documentation.
-Reviews design or Request for Proposal (RFP) scope criteria and quantities for completeness and reasonableness, and coordinates with the project to develop additional estimating basis when information is incomplete.
-Support supply chain bid evaluation of cost and schedule criteria. May participate in discussions with vendors.
-Leads team and performs contingency analysis.
-Prepares non-manual, distributable or contractors indirect cost estimates, miscellaneous construction services, construction tools and equipment, non manual staffing, startup services, payroll taxes and insurance, operation, and other field costs.
-Effectively presents estimate Management Review package to estimate team, department management and business line management. Schedules internal reviews.
-Prepares and provides guidance in the preparation of proposal cash flow models and working capital analysis.
-Performs and reviews escalation calculations.
-Assesses and integrates commercial terms and conditions into estimates.
-Identifies risk items and assigns risk levels to portions of the project work; identifies measures to mitigate risk.
-Evaluates productivity and develops probable construction cost based on crew craft productivity.

Job Qualifications:

-Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, construction management, business management or related field OR minimum of 8 years of experience in lieu of degree.
-A minimum of 4 years of experience in Estimating or Project Controls.
-Experience in management and coordination of proposal efforts and/or project forecasts.
-Experience with civil/electrical or construction indirect estimate development
-Advanced verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated ability to present cost information to peers, management and customers.
-Experience with Lump Sum Design estimates.
-Experience with development of crew and equipment based estimating. Ability to perform productivity analysis of construction operations and verify results by staffing and crew analysis of work operations by craft.
-Experience with development of contingency and risk assessment models and tools.
-Understanding of cost index and escalation projections.
-Ability to Travel
-Technical and practical comprehension of engineering, procurement and construction methods and techniques.

JMS Energy is an equal opportunity employer. JMS Energy does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, familial status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $60,000.00 per year


  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • Construction estimating: 4 years (Required)

Fiber Optic Technician

Full-time position for experienced Fiber Splicing Technician located in Arizona & Indiana. Candidate will be responsible for the terminating, splicing, documenting and testing of all fiber optic lines within the customer’s network. Must be willing to travel. Current fiber optic certifications preferred.


  • Perform fiber tests with OTDR’s, light source and meters
  • Terminate, splice, bonds/grounds and tests fiber optic equipment to standards
  • Perform installation of fiber optic equipment and patch and panels.
  • Working knowledge of fiber optics
  • Basic knowledge of networking
  • Proficient in the operation of all related fiber tools and equipment
  • Terminate, splice and install a variety of fiber optic connectors and enclosures
  • Ability to troubleshoot damaged fiber effectively and efficiently
  • Perform fiber tests with OTDRs, light source and meters
  • Learn and adhere to all safety standards
  • Must be able to read and understand blue prints, designs and work scopes

Experience with the following equipment a plus:

Fusion splicer, mechanical splicer, OTDR, power meters, cleavers, strippers, buffer tube splitters, cable ring tools, hand tools, toners, etc. is preferred.


  • Daily Per Diem
  • Health Insurance
  • 401K
  • Competitive Wages ($20-$30 depending on experience)
  • Overtime
  • Traveling Job

Battery Storage Technician

Company: JMS Energy

Location: Traveling

About Us:

JMS Energy is a leading provider of innovative energy solutions committed to shaping the future of sustainable power. With a focus on cutting-edge technologies, we strive to make a positive impact on the environment while delivering reliable and efficient energy solutions.

Position Overview:

JMS Energy is seeking a motivated and skilled Battery Technician to join our team. As a Battery Technician, you will play a key role in the maintenance, testing, and troubleshooting of battery systems used in renewable energy projects. If you are passionate about clean energy, possess technical expertise in battery technologies, and are committed to ensuring the reliability of energy storage systems, we encourage you to apply.


  • Install, commission, and maintain battery energy storage systems.
  • Conduct routine inspections and preventive maintenance on battery systems.
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose issues with battery components and systems.
  • Perform testing of battery performance and efficiency.
  • Ensure compliance with safety protocols and industry regulations.
  • Keep accurate records of maintenance activities, testing results, and equipment conditions.


  • High school diploma or equivalent; technical degree or certification in a related field is preferred.
  • Proven experience as a Battery Technician or similar role.
  • Strong understanding of battery technologies, including lithium-ion and other advanced energy storage systems.
  • Knowledge of electrical systems, wiring, and basic electrical troubleshooting.
  • Familiarity with safety regulations and protocols related to battery installations and maintenance.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical manuals and schematics.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

JMS Energy is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences. We appreciate your interest in joining the JMS Energy team!

Benefits include daily per diem, competitive pay, insurance, continued education, and 401k matching.

(Drug Screening required prior to starting work.)

Solar Electrical Technician

JMS is seeking motivated individuals to add to our solar division. Location varies as this is a traveling position, and we perform work across the United States. JMS is looking for candidates that work well with groups, pay close attention to detail, and have a strong work ethic. Starting wage depending on experience. Experience not required but it is a bonus.

Working at JMS- benefits include daily per diem, competitive pay, insurance, continued education, and 401k matching.

Come join our family environment!

(Drug Screening required prior to starting work.)

Wind Technician

JMS is seeking motivated individuals to add to our wind division. Location varies as this is a traveling position, and we perform work across the United States. JMS is looking for candidates that work well with groups, pay close attention to detail, and have a strong work ethic. Starting wage depending on experience. Experience not required but it is a bonus.

Working at JMS- benefits include daily per diem, competitive pay, insurance, continued education, and 401k matching.

Come join our family environment and work for the leading tower wiring company in the U.S.

(Drug Screening required prior to starting work.)

Site Safety Manager

We are seeking a talented individual to assist in developing, managing, and implementing JMS Wind Energy Health and Safety Programs. This position requires knowledge of OSHA regulations, safety management, accident investigation, and training in the renewable energy industry. The professional will be a member of our safety department, and their responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Perform job site safety inspections, maintain files, and investigations related to safety and health for JMS Wind Energy. 
  • Complete comprehensive reports of findings, including corrective actions.
  • Monthly Reports. 
  • Establish and conduct job site orientation for new employees.
  • Conduct and lead CORE training for new hires. 
  • Assist in developing and implementing health and safety programs. 
  • Must be familiar with federal, state, and local safety laws to ensure the organization complies with all current safety regulations. 
  • Need to be available for incidents after work hours. 
  • Assist in developing the company’s goals, objectives, policies, and priorities. 
  • Help employees to identify hazards and implement corrective measures.
  • Transports injured employees for treatment & testing when needed.
  • All incidents, near misses, safety infractions/violations, concerns, etc., are reported to management in a timely manner. 
  • Compile incident rate data on injuries, accidents, etc. 
  • Prepare and deliver safety toolbox talks and safety training topics for all employees. 
  • Prepare, implement, and enforce Job Safety Analysis (JSA) and Activities Hazard Analysis (AHAs). 
  • Conduct and document job site safety observations. 

About You

  • Bachelor’s degree in health and safety, risk management, or construction is preferred but not required. 
  • OSHA 500 – preferred.
    • OSHA 30 – required.
    • Minimum of 5 years of prior related experience – preferred.
  • OSHA training and other safety certifications are strongly preferred. 
  • Valid driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record (Clear MVR).
  • Ability to travel to job sites throughout North America as required.
  • Travel is estimated to be 80%+.
  • Proficient in MS Windows, Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Sound judgment and independent decision-making skills are required. 
  • Self-starter with strong interpersonal skills required. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Bilingual in Spanish is a plus!

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here represent those that an employee must meet to perform the essential functions of this job successfully.

  • The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, and use hands to operate a computer keyboard.
  • The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and must be able to work at height, in enclosed or confined spaces, and climb stairs and ladders in a construction/plant environment.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds from the floor to the waist.
  • Subject to outside working conditions, hot/cold.

Quick Facts:

  • Per Diem.
  • 40-60 hours a week.
  • Travel is required.