Sr. Estimation Manager


Updated on 5/17/2024



501-1,000 employees

Solar cell and module technology provider



Remote in USA

Required Skills
  • Bachelor's Degree and/or relevant certificate from college or technical school
  • 8+ years relevant experience in estimating and project management, with at least 3 years of experience in utility-scale solar, HV, and BESS projects
  • Background in commercial construction, electrical equipment supply, and/or power plant engineering
  • Strong understanding of utility Solar and Battery storage installation and Best Practices
  • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally, up to 25%
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, computer fluency, agile and effective negotiator with clear oral and written explanations required
  • Work experience in construction-related estimation (solar PV and BESS projects in particular) strongly preferred
  • Proficiency in cost estimation software and tools, such as HCSS HeavyBid or similar applications
  • Advanced knowledge in Microsoft office Suite, Smartsheet, and Procore experience is preferred
  • Self-motivated, superior organization skills and attention to detail
  • Assertive, ability to cope with dynamic surroundings
  • Proven leadership and management skills, with experience leading teams and managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Lead a team of estimators, providing guidance, support, and mentorship
  • Coordinate with project managers, engineers, and other stakeholders to understand project requirements and deadlines
  • Develop and implement strategies to improve the efficiency and accuracy of the estimation process
  • Conduct regular meetings with the estimation team to review progress, address challenges, and provide feedback
  • Develop and manage cost models
  • Oversee the preparation of detailed cost estimates for utility-scale solar projects specifically related to the HV Substation and BESS
  • Collaborate with project managers to develop resource plans based on estimated costs and project schedules
  • Identify potential risks and uncertainties associated with project estimates
  • Prepare comprehensive bid proposals in response to client requests for proposals (RFPs) and invitations to bid (ITBs)
  • Maintain relationships with vendors, suppliers, and subcontractors to ensure competitive pricing and timely delivery of materials and services
  • Review project estimates to ensure accuracy, completeness, and compliance with company standards and industry best practices

Qcells specializes in solar cell and module technology, with a focus on energy storage and downstream project business, catering to various markets worldwide. The company's main technologies include solar cell and module technology, as well as energy storage solutions.

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Irvine, California



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6 month growth


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