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NRG Energy, Inc. Estimator in Frederick, Maryland

At NRG, we’re bringing the power of energy to people and organizations by putting customers at the center of everything we do. We generate electricity and provide energy solutions and natural gas to millions of customers through our diverse portfolio of retail brands. A Fortune 500 company, operating in the United States and Canada, NRG delivers innovative solutions while advocating for competitive energy markets and customer choice, working towards a sustainable energy future. More information is available at . Connect with NRG on Facebook, LinkedIn and follow us on Twitter @nrgenergy.

Job Summary:

The Estimator is responsible for utilizing residential blueprints to complete load calculations, duct designs and material takeoffs to determine spend and material required to complete HVAC installations for residential new construction homes.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities*:

  • Interprets blueprints and CAD drawings to create HVAC load calculations and designs.

  • Estimates the amount of materials and cost of labor to complete the installation of HVAC systems in new residential homes.

  • Communicates directly to each divisions’ sales & administrative teams when necessary.

  • Returns all necessary information back to the assigned division in a timely manner to continue with the bid process.

  • Communicates all internal issues or questions to the team leader or Estimating Manager.

  • Ability to forecast the needs of materials per each blueprint.

  • Follows all company policies and procedures, including but not limited to safety

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Duties may vary by location.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED.

  • Must possess basic CAD operating skills.

  • Ability to learn and operate estimating and load calculation software efficiently.

  • General computer competency is required, including a minimum of 1-year experience Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.

  • Must be able to communicate in English effectively, both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to work overtime with little notice; weekends hours may occasionally be required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate degree or higher.

Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent attention to detail and be able to analyze information

  • Customer service mindset.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to multi-task.

  • Willingness to learn and be a part of a team.

  • Positive attitude and a team player.

  • Relevant work experience may be substituted for education.

  • Ability to build positive relationships with customers, both internal and external.

  • Willingness and ability to work collaboratively with all levels of the organization.

  • Safety mindset and acceptance of a safety culture.

Working Conditions:

  • Open office environment.

  • Fast-paced environment.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift/move up to 20 pounds frequently

  • Frequently performs tasks requiring bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching.

  • Must be able to adhere to long periods of standing, walking or sitting.

  • Ability to hear, understand and distinguish speech and/or other sounds to operate phones or other office equipment safely.

  • With natural or corrected vision, able to see and focus for close, distance, peripheral vision with normal depth perception.

  • Ability to express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word to impart oral information to others.

  • Ability to enter text or data into a computer by means of a traditional keyboard or 10-key numeric keypad.

  • Must be able to use arms and hands to reach overhead, signal, grab, hold, lift, turn, push and pull objects and tools.

NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace. To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability

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Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

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