Senior Electrical Estimator

Teaneck, NJ / Remote, USA
Hanwha Qcells Enable – Proposals/Preconstruction /
Full-time /
QCELLS Enable is the EPC branch of Qcells for the Commercial, Industrial, Distributed Generation, and Small Utility Scale solar markets. Our mission is to provide world class design and installation of large-scale PV and ESS systems throughout the US.  Our position as a leading module manufacturer means we can offer end-to-end solutions for project developers and asset managers.  We are expanding our offerings and have several open positions currently in our Teaneck, New Jersey headquarters.
The Senior Electrical Estimator’s primary focus will be providing firm electrical pricing by leveling, reviewing, and analyzing subcontractor and material proposals, performing take-offs, scope reviews, risk identification, engineering optimization, and increasing margins through identifying cost efficiencies. This position reports to the Director of Preconstruction in charge of overseeing all estimating activities and approvals related to the EPC business.
This position is located in Teaneck, New Jersey and working hours are Monday through Friday, from 8:00am to 5:00pm or 9:00am to 6:00pm local time. Overtime and weekend working hours may be required as needed. This position is expected to travel up to 25%.


    • Develop and manage electrical estimating portion of renewable energy projects, and perform preliminary and final estimating of electrical installations
    • Generate and manage project budgets through project award
    • Work with project managers and preconstruction team to obtain detailed project specifications
    • Develop and maintain relationships with contractors and subcontractors;
    • Perform cost estimating and forecasting
    • Develop and manage a cost model
    • Use computer estimating software to create and compile estimates
    • Prepare technical reports regarding bids and estimates
    • Record and track progress
    • Submit bids and estimate
    • Participate in bid review meetings
    • Produce detailed reports
    • Support in the preparation of bid packages
    • Keep up to date on local building codes
    • Participate in bid management
    • Manage subcontractors, vendors, and suppliers
    • Train new employees
    • Create and maintain project directives
    • Knowledge of electrical calculations, including wire loss, wire sizing, equipment rating, over-current protection, etc.
    • All other duties as assigned by VP of Construction, Director of Preconstruction, Estimation Manager, or other senior management personnel
    • Travel up to 25% as needed
    • Regular attendance, in accordance with company's attendance policy and supervisory assignment, is an essential job duty requirement for this position 


    • Bachelor’s Degree and/or relevant certificate from college or technical school. No degree will be considered if relevant experience exceeds 6 years.
    • 5+ years relevant experience (Construction, energy industry preferred).
    • Background in commercial construction, electrical equipment supply, and/or power plant engineering.
    • Strong understanding of Solar and Battery storage electrical installation and best practices.
    • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally, up to 25%
    • Strong oral and written communication skills, computer fluency, agile and effective negotiator with clear oral and written explanations required
    • Work experience in construction-related estimation (Solar PV and BESS projects strongly preferred
    • Self-motivated, superior organization skills and attention to detail
    • Assertive, ability to cope with dynamic surroundings
    • The ability to prioritize multiple and simultaneous projects, issues, and activities
    • Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite, Smartsheet, and Procure.


    • Benefits- medical, vision, and dental coverage starts day one, no waiting period 
    • 401k company match  
    • PTO + Sick Days + Bank Holidays  
    • Opportunity for career advancement  
Hanwha Q CELLS provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics.