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Job ID #89 - Electrical/Solar Estimator

ABOUT THE COMPANY

The company is an experienced and well-respected company in the rapidly growing renewables and energy storage market, having completed over 10 MW of installations since being founded in 2016. The company’s main focus is on custom designed solar installations in Western Canada for residential, commercial facilities, farms and Indigenous communities. 

ABOUT THE JOB 

The Company is looking for an Electrical/Solar Estimator to join their team that can provide quotations for commercial, agricultural and other types of solar PV projects. This is an excellent career opportunity for the right individual

with outstanding growth potential.The company is committed to sustainability at all levels of our organization, and believe that success as a company depends on the success of every team member. The position is based out of Calgary, Alberta.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The Electrical / Solar Estimator representative is responsible for developing quotes using the company’s internal software and Microsoft products.
  • Completing sales reports
  • Estimating the cost of the electrical work on solar PV installations of all sizes.
  • Responding to RFP’s and providing quotes and clarifications as well as working closely with our Solar Project Coordinator on wins.
  • Attending trade shows and doing site visits to prospective customers may be required.
  • Calling potential customers may also be part of the job when quotes are completed.

APPLICANT QUALITIES

  • Experience estimating electrical work.

  • Training as an engineer (electrical or mechanical) or education in a technical college is an asset.

  • Education or experience in solar PV would be seen as an asset

  • Previous inside sales experience will be seen as an asset

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite is required

ADDITIONAL DETAILS 

COMPENSATION AND HOURS

Full-Time

LOCATION

Calgary, AB and required to travel as needed.

THIS IS A JOB OPENING POST 

This position is posted by Iron & Earth. Your interest in this position would involve participating in the Net-Zero Pathways (NZP) Program, once hired by the employer. 

The Net-Zero Pathways Program will enable self-identified and engaged Indigenous and fossil fuel workers, members of underserved communities (list or not?)  to diversify their skills into the net-zero sector.

NZP is a 7-week program that provides one-on-one case management, employability soft skills teachings, and engagement with employers to recruit and hire skilled workers seeking reliable employment opportunities. 

Week 1: Introduction /overview of the renewable energy sector. NZP offers a fully paid 5-day (including wrap-around financial assistance) employability and employer-based workshop with an overview of the opportunities in the renewable energy sector.

Weeks 2-7: Hands on training. We will assist you for the first 6 weeks of your employment onboarding with an employer in the renewable energy industry.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates should send their résumé/CV and cover letter to [email protected]  
Please mention Job 89 when applying.

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This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada's Sectoral Workforce Solutions Program.

Iron & Earth is committed to partnering with Indigenous workers to empower their communities to become self-sufficient in training programs, clean energy transition projects, and employment opportunities to combat environmental racism. It falls to all of us to continue the work of healing and reconciliation in our communities and our organizations. Our relationship with the land and the people who live here shapes who we are. It is in the spirit of reconciliation and honouring the past that we recognize treaties and agreements wherever they are and wherever we work.

We also acknowledge all peoples who live, work, and play on this land, and who honour and celebrate this territory.
As individuals and teams we may make mistakes along the way, but we are dedicated to growth, openness, compassion, and forgiveness. These principles in our work are essential to building successful and healthy relationships with individuals, communities, organizations, and governments.

We look forward to building a path to lead us to a better relationship with Indigenous nations and the environment around us based on peace, friendship, and respect.