General Electric Solar Project Estimator in Des Moines, Iowa
Current is a first-of-its-kind energy company designed to meet the unique needs of a wide range of Commercial & Industrial, municipal and utility customers. It brings together capabilities including LED lighting and Solar technologies, along with new financing and software solutions to offer integrated energy solutions aimed at delivering increased reliability, efficiency and profitability.
Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic atmosphere working with the most talented people in the industry in an open, developmental environment with abundant opportunities to learn, grow and advance within the organization.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
The Solar Project Estimator is a member of the Project Management team that obtains, analyzes, and recommends pricing and bids on projects across the business.
In addition, the Solar Project Estimator will:
Prepare quantity take-offs and pricing, including labor, materials, equipment, and subcontract costs
Understand and interpret electrical diagrams, engineering drawings, and specifications
Prepare subcontractor bid packages, solicit subcontractor bids and review / evaluate bids
Maintain relationships with a group of quality subcontractors and identify prospective subcontractors
Collect, reconcile, and verify data for summary comparisons
Use sales / construction operating IT systems to record costs, bids, etc. to run reports to help analyze costs
Keep abreast of current changes and trends in construction codes
Prepare subcontract bid packages, solicit subcontract bids, and review and evaluate bids
Keep costing sheets and databases updated
Attend site walks
Determine wage adders
PLEASE NOTE : Work location listed is Schenectady, NY. However, other US locations may be available for this position, including New York City, NY, Boston, MA and Connecticut Qualifications/Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college / university
Minimum of 5 years of estimating experience in the construction fields ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT :
PLEASE NOTE : Work location listed is Schenectady, NY. However, other US locations may be available for this position, including New York City, NY, Boston, MA and Connecticut Desired Characteristics:
Ability to price electrical, mechanical, and civil work
Intimate knowledge of construction work and sequencing
Proficient computer skills
Ability to Prepare subcontract bid packages, solicit subcontract bids, and review and evaluate bids
Ability to analyze construction costs for completed projects to inform estimates
Traditional Construction experience (Civil and Mechanical)
Electrical Estimating experience (Low and Medium Voltage Experience)
Strong Solar market experience
Strong contacts with civil, mechanical, and electrical contractors
Hands on electrical / general construction field experience
Experience working with estimating software and sales / construction operating IT systems
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.
Locations: United States; Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York; Schenectady, New York City, Boston
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.