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EV Project Estimator

Full-Time, Salary

Location: Arlington, Texas - Hybrid

Who We Are:

COIL is the nationwide leader in turn-key EV Charging solutions. Driven to meet ambitious zero-emission goals, COIL's innovation bridges the gap between customer service, installation, and technology to enable widespread EV adoption. COIL believes that EV installation should be a simple, efficient, and seamless customer experience.

Headquartered in San Francisco, COIL offers residential, commercial, and enterprise solutions powered by COIL's Unified Platform (COIL UP). We offer an array of services for manufacturers, installers, and renewable energy consumers that include Solution Design & Engineering, Program Management, EVSE experts, Incentive Programs, and COIL iQ - the leading Renewable Services Software Platform.

Who You Are:

A construction industry professional with years of experience, you are knowledgeable and confident in pricing commercial-scale electrical construction services. You’re a great communicator and excel at describing electrical systems in both technical and layman’s terms. You are process-oriented with a knack for organization and system development. Flexible and future-oriented, you are open to novel approaches and remote estimating. Natural collaborator and strong member of any team you join.

What You'll Do: 

  • Review and evaluate site walk photos and building as-builts to develop estimates for EV installations

  • Ability to size equipment and electrical infrastructure based on EV and service requirements

  • Develop layouts of system infrastructure and utilize estimating software or similar take off tool

  • Detailed – Developed design (e.g. MEP Plans, Design Narrative, Single Lines, Electrical Schematics) in partnership with internal electrical engineers

  • Communicate with engineers and the sales team to develop a clear understanding of project scope during preparation of an estimate

  • Maintain and manage the price book while updating a data library of costs

  • Manage a database of key EV installation required materials including switchgear, transformers, wire, conduit, panels and other consumables

  • Obtain quotes for EVSE installation from key suppliers and forge relationships with them

  • Identify equipment lead times and alternatives

  • Analyze projects for value engineering options while considering specific job conditions that may affect labor and material to be purchased and installed

  • Assist senior staff in ways to make process more efficient and seek ways to improve accuracy

  • Support in budget development for successful projects

  • Maintain files of working documents as back-up for estimate figures

  • Prepare cost reconciliation between two or more estimates and explain variance and cost drivers

  • Identify strategies to create bid advantages

  • Anticipate potential problems and devise solutions proactively

  • Request material and equipment quotes from vendors and equipment suppliers

  • Develop and maintains a positive relationship with vendors


What We're Looking For: 

  • 4-year Engineering degree or equivalent combinations of technical knowledge, field training and/or experience

  • 2+ years estimating and advanced knowledge of estimating techniques

  • EV and renewables experience highly preferred

  • Detail-oriented and highly organized

  • Advanced computer skills in Microsoft/Google software suites

What We Offer: 

  • Competitive Salary DOE

  • 401K with match

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life

  • Paid Time Off

COIL, Inc. is committed to building diverse teams. All applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, ancestry, sex, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, citizenship, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or other characteristics. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please notify us to request accommodation.

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