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Solar Estimator

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    Dependent on Experience

  • Contact:

    Imogen Pope

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  • Contact phone:

    713 999 8011

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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  • Investigate project site before bid to identify potential problems, access issues, haul routes, waste areas, borrow areas, staging areas, dump sites, etc.

  • Determine project scope and scope of work to be self-performed and subcontracted

  • Issue invitations to bid and supply bid documents to potential subcontractors and suppliers via online plan rooms

  • Serve as company liaison to subcontractors and vendors during the bidding process

  • Perform complete and accurate quantity takeoffs for individual items of work

  • Maintain an accurate estimate file including correspondence, takeoff, addenda, photos, quotations, estimating software report, and bid submittal documents

  • Ensures all documentation specific to the respective discipline is appropriately represented in the estimate.

  • Conduct and facilitate Final Estimate Review with Management

  • Ensure bid submittal documents are completed fully and correctly

  • Complete estimate buyout, issue letters of intent and prepare the estimate information notebook

  • Coordinate and work closely with Project Managers during the project

  • Assist with identifying potential projects within the marketplace which align with the company’s goals, expertise, and operational needs

  • Reviews and identifies strategy of bid related documentation, such as general conditions and indirect cost, contract terms and other documents.


  • Minimum 3 plus years of renewable construction estimating experience.

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year university in Construction Science or Civil or Electrical Engineering is preferred, but not required.

  • Systems knowledge of civil, mechanical, electrical components

  • Background with an electrical contractor, preferably with a focus on solar projects preferred

  • clients and winning programs/projects