Lead Project Estimator

Juno Beach , United States

Job Reference 1238945

Location Juno Beach , United States

Industry Power & Utilities

Function Estimating

Job Type Contract

Date Added March 29, 2024

Vacancy Overview

Lead Project Estimator, Remote.

Airswift is an international workforce solutions provider within the energy, process, and infrastructure industries. Airswift serves as a strategic partner to our clients, offering a turnkey workforce solution to capture and deliver the top talent needed to complete successful projects by aligning with the unique needs of our clients.  With over 800 employees and 6,000 contractors operating in over 50 countries, our geographical reach and pool of talent available is unmatched in the industry. The level of experience, exposure, and expertise that the organization has is unparalleled.

Our client is seeking a Lead Project Estimator to work remotely, for a 1-year assignment plus extensions.

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

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