Savion, a Shell Group portfolio company operating on a stand-alone basis, is one of the largest, most technologically advanced utility-scale solar and energy storage project development companies in the United States. With a growing portfolio of more than 23 GW, Savion’s diverse team provides comprehensive services at each phase of renewable energy project development, from conception through construction. As part of this full-service model, Savion manages all aspects of development for customers, partners, and project host communities. Savion is committed to helping decarbonize the energy grid by replacing electric power generation with renewable sources and delivering cost-competitive electricity to the marketplace.

Our workplace culture attracts competitive, smart, and fun people. We are committed to the health, fitness, and work-life balance of our employees. Our employees are highly motivated, technically proficient, team-oriented, and committed to renewable energy. We recognize our employees are our most valuable asset and offer highly competitive pay as well as exceptional above-market employee benefits. Balancing work and play is met with generous PTO allowances and 14.5 paid holidays per year. Work locations available are Kansas City, MO and remote. Equipment necessary to work from home is provided.

Core Responsibilities

  • Prepare indicative estimates for utility scale solar and energy storage projects
  • Assist in developing strategies for optimizing and reducing cost for solar and energy storage projects
  • Identify risk issues and order of magnitude
  • Solicit EPC, equipment supplier, and subcontractor pricing to support internal pricing estimates
  • Knowledgeable on solar technologies
  • Conduct field visits as appropriate to determine cost impacts to projects
  • Review engineering studies and determine impact to project estimates
  • Review engineering drawings and layouts to obtain metrics that would apply to project pricing
  • Communicate with project developers and engineers
  • Participate in industry workshops to keep up with latest methods to apply estimating
  • Collaborate with internal procurement team to apply latest pricing assumptions to estimates
  • Knowledgeable multiple engineering disciplines and how they impact solar and energy storage projects
  • Adaptable to meet varying proposal and project deadlines
  • Additional tasks as assigned
  • Reports to Manager of Estimating

Education and Experience

  • +2 years professional experience in estimating role
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or equivalent related work experience
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • Familiarity with photovoltaic solar components and technical standards
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint as well as Adobe Acrobat
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, including an ability to maintain calm and effective exchanges by all parties during stressful situations
  • Excellent organizational skills demonstrated by clear and effective project plans and executive level reporting that ensure timely action and decision making in time-pressured scenarios
  • Have knowledge of existing marketplace for utility scale solar
  • Ability to work in a team environment

Compensation and Benefits

  • Base, bonus and compensation commensurate with experience
  • Vacation & Holidays: Generous paid time off plus 14.5 paid holidays
  • Benefits: Health & dental insurance, long-term disability and life insurance, 401(k) match
  • Awesome culture and opportunities for interaction across multiple departments with fun and exciting events and challenges
  • Savion offers a culture that embraces a flex-time schedule so as to maximize both productivity and work-life balance

Contact Information

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