Estimator

Location: Costa Mesa, CA
Date Posted: 08-13-2018
 
About MaxGen
MaxGen Energy Services (http://maxgen.com/) is the nation’s largest independent service provider for the clean energy industry. 
 
MaxGen has two major lines of business.  The first is the planning, design and construction of electric vehicle (EV) charging and battery energy storage infrastructure.  MaxGen is a specialist in the market and serves many of major companies leading the electrification of passenger and fleet vehicles.  The second line of business is comprehensive operations and maintenance services for solar, battery energy storage, and EV infrastructure owners and operators around the United States. 
 
The company has a central operations center and a team of nation-wide highly-trained technicians to provide in-the-field O&M services for commercial, industrial, and utility customers and has a distinguished reputation for safety and performance.

Position Summary: The Estimator is responsible for developing and completing estimates based on written and/or oral description from project managers.  Must be able to estimate based on photos. 

Essential Functions:
  • Perform all levels and types of estimating, planning, scheduling and cost engineering project activities.
  • Management of material vendor relationships, including packaging and presentation of RFQs, RFIs, and RFPs
  • Evaluate subcontractor pricing for electrical and, potentially, civil work
  • Ability to provide estimates based on photographs, videos and oral descriptions
  • Prepare RFQs and evaluate vendor pricing
  • Understanding of electrical construction related to utility transmission through building distribution
  • Understanding of power delivery, transformers, battery systems,
  • Understanding of engineering scopes, including electrical, structural, civil, and permitting
  • May train and develop skills of estimators and or Site Assessors
Minimum Requirements:
  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • Bachelors in Engineering or Construction Management preferred.
  • 3-5 years of estimating experience in solar PV, EV and managing subcontracts preferred
  • Experience with design/build and Engineer, Procure, Construct (EPC)
  • Experience with McCormick software preferred

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills requires of personnel.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities

MaxGen is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to engaging a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
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