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Construction Estimator IV at Sunpower in Boston, MA

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Do you want to change the world? We do, too.
 
The energy market is roughly $4 trillion globally, and solar penetration is less than 1%.  But just one hour of sunlight, if harnessed, could power the entire world for a year. We have the opportunity to completely change the way energy is produced, distributed and consumed on a global scale, and we’re looking for talented, committed people to help us drive our growth and achieve our goals.
 
SunPower is a global solar energy solutions company with a rich heritage of pioneering the best energy technologies in the world. Our solutions are unrivaled in terms of long-term reliability, efficiency and guaranteed performance, and our company is unmatched in terms of global reach and scale. Through design, manufacturing, installation and ongoing maintenance and monitoring, SunPower provides its proprietary, world-record efficient solar technology to residential, commercial and utility customers worldwide.
 
SunPower is changing the way our world is powered every day with a brilliant, passionate and driven team of more than 7,000 in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. In an industry that is reshaping the world’s energy future, there’s no better place to be than SunPower.
 
We believe that our employees create our brand – with each project, each communication, each task completed and each interaction. Experience is critical to SunPower in regards to not only our customers but also our employees and dealer partners. As such, we strive to hire candidates that are service focused. The experience we would expect the ideal person to deliver is:
 

The Construction Estimator will be responsible for all activities related to estimating construction costs of SunPower Systems’ commercial and utility photovoltaic projects. We are seeking an experienced Estimator with a minimum of four years’ experience in negotiated & competitive estimating for construction projects of large-scale. Candidate must have a strong knowledge of construction principals to include General Requirements, Civil, Mechanical, and Electrical (Low and Medium Voltage electrical distribution systems as well as familiarity with overhead T&D). We seek a self starter that is detail oriented, displays good interpersonal skills and enjoys the challenges of the modern day construction industry.

 

Minimum Requirements:

*4 years of construction estimating experience

* Prepare quantity take-offs and pricing, including labor, materials, equipment, and subcontract costs

*General knowledge of construction work and sequencing

*Understand and interpret Electrical Single line diagrams

*Must have a clear understanding of, and ability to work with, engineering drawings and specifications.

*Ability to read/analyze blueprints, prepare accurate quantity take-offs on projects

*Obtains and analyzes bids on projects from subcontractors and material vendors.

*Hands on electrical or general construction field experience is strongly preferred

*Applicants must display strong computer skills and be proficient with Microsoft office programs

 

 

Preferred Requirements:

*Minimum of 4 years of construction estimating experience

* Prepare quantity take-offs and pricing, including labor, materials, equipment, and subcontract costs

* Prepare subcontract bid packages, solicit subcontract bids, and review and evaluate bids

*General knowledge of construction work and sequencing

*Understand and interpret Electrical Single line diagrams

*Must have a clear understanding of, and ability to work with, engineering drawings and specifications

*Ability to read/analyze blueprints, prepare accurate quantity take-offs on projects

*Obtains and analyzes bids on projects from subcontractors and material vendors

*Assists in mentoring of new Estimators

*Keeps abreast of current changes and trends in construction codes

*Hands on electrical or general construction field experience is strongly preferred

*Applicants must display strong computer skills and be proficient with Microsoft office programs

*BS degree in Engineering or Construction Management (or related field)

*Performs routine quantity takeoffs, within discipline or commodity specialty, from design drawings

*Collects, reconciles, and verifies data for summary comparisons

*Demonstrates applied analytical and quantitative skills

 

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Equal Employment Opportunity
The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer and makes employment decisions, including but not limited to, hiring, firing, promotion, demotion, training, and/or compensation, on the basis of merit. Employment decisions are based on an individual’s qualifications as they relate to the job under consideration. The Company’s policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions, the actual sex of the individual, or the gender identity or gender expression), race, color, religion, including religious dress practices and religious grooming practices, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, familial status, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws, ordinances, or regulations. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company, including supervisors and co-workers.

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SunPower Corporation is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. If you have any difficulty using our online system and you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, you may use the following alternative email address to contact us about your interest in employment at SunPower Corporation: jobs@sunpower.com. Please indicate in the subject that line of your email that you are requesting accommodation. Only candidates being considered for a position who require an accommodation will receive a follow-up response.

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