Lead Project Estimator_E&C

Requisition Number:  16447


We are searching for a Lead Project Estimator - Engineering & Construction for a 1+ year contract assignment. 


Location: Juno Beach, FL


This position will be filled by an individual with experience in estimating or construction. The Lead Project Estimator will be a key member of the inventive and vibrant Estimating Team and will support design, planning, and budgeting of projects for the client. The ideal candidate has experience in the renewable and/or high voltage transmission industry, a highly developed understanding of construction means and methods, a deep understanding of wind, solar, substation, and transmission construction requirements, robust project management skills, and strong leadership qualities. In this role, you will collaborate with cross functional teams involved in project development, planning and execution to develop project estimates and improve estimating tools.

This is a leadership role within the team. Day to day responsibilities include leading and preparing estimates, the development of pricing models, and evaluating new technological innovations in the industry.  The candidate will have the ability to grow their skillset, as our team also works on a large portfolio of technologies including wind, utility scale solar, distributed solar, energy storage, transmission & distribution lines, substations, water treatment, 5G & fiber, hydrogen, pipelines, and fossil generation.


Job Overview

This position develops, quantifies, costs, and provides a complete capital expenditure (CapEx) model for evaluating projects. CapEx models include all engineering, material, direct construction, and indirect construction costs. Employees in this role provide technical guidance, estimating knowledge, market pricing, staffing considerations during the estimating process, and presenting results up to E&C management.


Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepares capital cost estimates
  • Reviews designs and specifications for cost effectiveness and suggests alternatives, when appropriate
  • Coordinates with other departments, ensuring understanding of project objectives and efficient utilization of resources
  • Reviews layouts, designs and specifications for cost effectiveness and suggests alternatives, when appropriate
  • Remains current with technology and industry evolution, assuring that capital estimates anticipate the correct market conditions
  • Establishes, builds and implements metrics for cost and construction estimate checks
  • Mentors and develops junior members of the team
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Experience
  • Experience:7+ years
  • Proficient with Excel


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in the following Fields of Study
    • Engineering – Mechanical
    • Engineering – Civil
    • Engineering – Electrical
    • Construction Science
    • Construction Management
  • Experience:10+ years
  • Field Experience: 5+ years
  • Strong preference for candidates with previous experience in renewables or transmission projects


EOE of Minorities / Females / Vets / Disability.



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