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

Benefits:

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

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • Construction estimating: 4 years (Required)