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Estimator

Company: Terrasmart
Location: Cincinnati
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

At Terrasmart, our mission is clear: To power our people, our partners, and the world forward. By providing leading solar technology and smart solutions, we're helping our partners deliver a more powerful future for renewable energy.We have brought together four of the industry's most creative solar problem-solving companies under one roof, we're turning up the dial on what's possible-pushing the boundaries of creativity to simplify projects, make solar more profitable, and transform how we power the world. Our focus is on providing superior solar racking systems and project management capabilities to serve owners and integrators. Terrasmart is an exciting and dynamic place to work, with a wide range of career opportunities. At Terrasmart, our people really make a difference. If you have talent, knowledge, experience, and want to take on new and meaningful challenges, it's time to consider joining the Terrasmart team!Position SummaryDevelops product takeoffs and cost estimates as required by the customer's documentation on routine and complex custom projects under direct supervision.Primary Accountabilities (Essential Duties)

Identify, mark, takeoff, and estimate products of interest to company from contract documents, including all revisions/addenda.Maintain accuracy of takeoffs, estimates, and quotations of products through self-review of project specifications, material, and labor items as well as the final quotation itself.Forward requests for information (RFI's) as required to customers and/or owners for items that are not clear but could affect overall cost.Interact with supervisors and other departments (Engineering, Operations) on unusual products to ensure all cost factors have been accounted for and that customer schedules can be met. This can be by one on one or scheduled group meetings. Obtain pricing for materials and coordinate on request for quotes (RFQ's) with internal resources and necessary subcontractors.Enter cost and selling totals in database for tracking.Where pre-determined standards are not available, responsible to provide reasonable estimate.Informs immediate supervisor of any observed inaccuracies or omissions in quoted items or database. Develops and maintains resource information on products, vendors, subcontractors, government requirements, etc.Pursue supervisory review of large estimatesReview and update resource information (standard drawings/specifications, checklists, and notes) to ensure items that impact cost are up to date.Maintain adequate lead time on takeoff/estimate preparation.Sort and file plans and specifications for long term storagePrepares post fabrication cost analysis, especially for those projects that have been identified as going overestimate, by recapitulating material, labor, equipment, subcontractor, and overhead costs incurred in the fabrication of items.Secondary AccountabilitiesIn addition to the accountabilities listed above, individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance workload. Individuals will also work with the entire Preconstruction team to make sure projects are value engineered and Design and Engineering projects move through at a good pace.Supervisory Responsibilities: N/AEmployee(s)/Group /Department Supervised: N/APOSITION QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary accountability satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Additionally, the physical demands and the work environment typically encountered are listed below. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.Education / Experience (an equivalent combination of education and experience required to successfully complete the primary accountabilities is indicated below)Degree: Bachelor's Degree Major: Engineering or Related FieldYears of Experience: 1+ Year Area: ConstructionYears of Experience: 1+ Year Area: EngineeringYears of Experience: 1+ Year Area: Cost EstimatingCompetencies / Technical Skills
  • Core Competencies: Fostering Teamwork; Managing Performance; Building Collaborative Relationships; Customer Orientation; Result Orientation; Personal Credibility
  • Organizational Competencies: Initiative; Establishing Focus; Strategic ThinkingAdditional Position Competencies (max 4): N/A
  • Technical Skills: Microsoft Suite, OutlookLicenses / CertificationsN/APhysical Requirements (Approximate time spent to be included in physical demands such as walking, or bending, specific lifting requirements (lbs.) and/or other requirements such as vision or hearing.Able to sit up to 8 hours a day. Able to look at a computer for up 8 hours a day.Work ConditionsEnvironment: Office Travel: Not RequiredSpecial Work Conditions: N/AWhy Terrasmart?
    Outstanding Employee Benefits Package: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, STD/LTD, 401(k) with company matchMeaningful Work in the Renewable Energy IndustryTeam-oriented cultureOpportunities for career development and advancementWork/Life BalancePlease visit our website to learn more about our organization: Integrity and excellence are at the heart of everything we do. Our focus is on hiring and developing the best talent available and creating a rewarding, challenging and safe workplace for everyone. We are a team-based organization. We listen carefully to our people and to our clients so we can build an organization that meets their needs and exceeds their expectations. We are committed to our customers and our employees and helping them grow to their fullest potential. Surpassing our competition has made us the industry leader; a position we will strive to enhance.Terrasmart provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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