Renewables Estimator- Solar/Wind

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Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Renewables Estimator with extensive experience as an estimator on Solar/Wind construction projects. This is a key position within the project teams, and requires a strong self-starter, with the ability to make sound judgements, based on 30% drawings. The position will be based in Tucker, Georgia.


Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required




  • Review of Invitation to Tender to establish and understand customer requirements and work scope
  • Attend site meetings to assess work scope and understand customer requirements
  • Liaise with support functions, project teams and operations
  • Assessment of labor hours and development of labor, plant, staff and equipment costs
  • Issue of subcontract and material supply enquiries; assessment of subsequent quotations and selection of offers for use in cost estimate
  • Production of overall summary of costs, attending formal review meetings with management and implementation of any resulting amendments
  • Assess the levels of risk on projects
  • Prepare and submit quotations for work
  • Production of priced documentation and commercial deliverables in the format required by client for submission
  • Provide post tender clarification services to customer as required and maintain positive communication link
  • On contract award, formally record and hand over project details to contract management team

Skills / Qualifications


  • 5 – 7 years’ experience as an estimator, on renewables construction projects (Wind and Solar)
  • Certification in estimating or quantity surveying, and/or being a member of the American Society Cost Estimators is considered an asset.
  • A self-starter and good forward planner, with the ability to make judgements/assessments in relation to budget costs from limited information
  • Strong knowledge, understanding and experience in: contract tendering, estimating and buying
  • Demonstrated experience performing “Take-off” estimates, based on 30% drawings
  • Must have experience with estimating software (Timberline, Heavy Bid, other)
  • High proficiency with MS Excel/Word
  • Must be familiar working with AutoCad, KMZ files, and Google Earth
  • Will possess strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Based in Tucker GA but must be able to travel to job sites when required (under 20%)
  • Must be eligible to work in the USA

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.


Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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