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Senior Estimator

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Position Date Group Location Business Unit
Senior Estimator 01/25/2017 Thornton, Colorado Primoris Renewable Energy

Summary Of Functions

Provide and/or coordinate full estimating services on large, complex work and all types of contracts.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Establish and maintain budget control over trades during estimating/preconstruction phase of projects
  • Review and incorporate historical data from purchase orders, subcontracts, productivity analysis reports, etc. into unit and man-hour figures.
  • Review proposal specifications, drawings, attend pre-bid meetings, etc. to determine scope of work and required estimate contents.
  • Prepare conceptual, schematic, design development budgets, and final GMP Pricing.
  • Provide technical support to personnel preparing discipline estimates for assigned bids.
  • Ensure that all working documents and data are maintained to back up estimate figures.
  • Assist contracting department during preparation of inquiries and final evaluation of submitted bids as required.
  • Track awarded contracts as required.  May include estimating/pricing extra work items, change orders, and/or credit; procuring materials; etc.
  • Responsible for on-site review and site conditions as the estimate is being prepared.
  • Perform additional assignments as directed by supervision.


  • Experience in Solar, Renewable Energy or Power Generation is required
  • Demonstrated experience in Estimating, Cost Control, and/or Engineering Experience with at least 4 years’ experience.
  • Strong leadership abilities and interpersonal skills; excellent verbal and written communication
  • Computer literacy
  • Degree in Engineering, Construction, or related field from an accredited 4-year university preferred but not required
  • Thorough knowledge of company procedures, estimating techniques, all engineering disciplines, cost control systems, and accounts required
  • Ability to estimate all types of projects/contracts, plus ability to coordinate and supervise group work effort essential.
  • Must have ability to prepare complex proposals with a minimum of supervision.  Incumbent has profit/loss responsibility to the company.
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