Estimator (Remote)

SOLV Energy

January 31, 2024

San Diego,

SOLV Energy is an engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) and solar services provider for utility solar, high voltage substation and energy storage markets across North America.

Job Description Summary:
The Estimator will plan and manage estimating activities for specific construction projects, including preparation, interpretation and presentation of estimates.

Job Description:

*This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

Position Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Review project plans, requirements and specifications.
  • Prepare accurate quantity takeoffs and materials pricing.
  • Coordinate subcontract solicitations and job walks.
  • Determine labor and construction equipment costs.
  • Prepare conceptual estimates.
  • Meet and maintain bidding and work schedules.
  • Compare competitive trade bids for all scopes needed.
  • Review preliminary quotes and pre-bid estimates with team/Senior Estimator.
  • Secure all bid documents (bid forms and quote letters).
  • Prepare subcontractor bid list and submit drawings to subcontractors.
  • Maintain good relationship with suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Complete other responsibilities as assigned.

Minimum Skills or Experience Requirements:

  • Engineering, Construction Management or Architectural degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum 3 years estimating, project management, or related experience.
  • Ability to read and understand specifications and drawings.
  • Ability to make accurate judgments and calculations.
  • Working knowledge of construction costs and principles.
  • Estimating experience (quantity takeoffs, purchasing accounting), engineering design knowledge and project management experience desirable.
  • Teamwork – ability to work closely with other departments and external partners while maintaining a professional and helpful demeanor.
  • Sense of urgency – ability to think of creative solutions to reduce cost and/or meet schedule.

SOLV Energy Is an Equal Opportunity Employer

At SOLV Energy we celebrate the power of our differences. We are committed to building diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplaces that improve our communities. SOLV Energy prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind against an employee or applicant based on race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, or ethnicity, mental or physical disability, veteran status, parental status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Employees (and their families) are eligible for medical, dental, vision, basic life and disability insurance. Employees can enroll in our company’s 401(k) plan and are provided vacation, sick and holiday pay.


Compensation Range:
$103,417.60 – $155,126.40
Pay Rate Type:

If you’re interested in a meaningful career with a brighter future, join the SOLV Energy Team.

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