Barnard Construction Company Inc. Lead Estimator - Solar Market in Bozeman, Montana
Lead Estimator - Solar Market
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Barnard Construction Company, Inc., based in Bozeman, Montana, is a major EPC contractor with projects underway across North America. Barnard is ranked by Engineering News-Record, a leading construction industry periodical, as one of the nation's Top 400 contractors. We specialize in renewables, power, tunneling, oil and gas, and heavy civil. We offer competitive salaries, profit sharing, 401(k)s, a generous health plan, annual bonuses, and challenging career opportunities with a financially solid company. Barnard's people are the reason for the success of the company. Our reputation attracts the highest quality personnel, people who are committed to producing projects that set a standard for excellence. At Barnard, we build the riskiest, most difficult, complex jobs we can find and we hire people who thrive on tough work and demanding opportunities. This position is based in beautiful Bozeman, Montana, a vibrant college town with access to a variety of outdoor activities including skiing, hiking and world class fly-fishing.
Undergraduate degree in Engineering, Construction Management or a related field. Equivalent experience in a construction-related position will also be considered.
10+yrs of utility scale solar estimating or construction experience.
Experience estimating and developing bids for utility scale solar projects.
Preferred Battery Energy Storage System experience.
Strong background/experience with all field installation techniques/methods.
Strong organizational and time management skills.
Safety oriented, 10-hour and 30-hour OSHA certificates are preferred.
Strong work ethic - Willing to do what it takes to get the job done.
Ability to function as a team-builder/player
Ability to meet deadlines and collaborate with bid team members
The ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and
Interface with project owners and clients during the project bidding and solicitation process.
Lead the project and estimating team in the development of estimates for utility scale solar and storage projects.
Develop a comprehensive understanding of a project by reviewing the owner's plans and specifications.
Review accuracy of quantity takeoffs and material pricing.
Manage vendor and subcontractor relationships, including development, solicitation and evaluation of bid packages
Develop and maintain relationships with vendors and subcontractors
Work with the accounting and equipment departments to determine labor and equipment costs.
Develop scopes of work and project schedules.
Work with the marketing team to prepare proposal and technical documents.
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