Jobs - Estimator


Full-Time, Salaried
Albany, New York, Buffalo, New York, Central New York, Eastern New York, Rochester, New York, Syracuse, New York, Western New York
Posted 2 months ago

Position Summary:

The Estimator is responsible for analyzing project documents to accurately estimate costs related to labor, materials, equipment and Subcontractors.

Key Responsibilities:

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • To provide a detailed quantity labor and material take off of all systems.
  • To review and assess the estimating documents to ensure a successful and complete low bid.
  • To identify and report on risk and opportunity/scope.
  • To obtain suitable number of competitive quotations and compare on a like for like basis.
  • To work collaboratively as a key member of the estimating team.
  • Attend pre-bid meetings.
  • Review bid documents with the Chief Estimator prior to bid.
  • Assist in fostering relationship with subcontractor and/or supplier.
  • Assist in ensuring the flow of project information is maintained and documented.
  • Participate in the transfer of information on successful projects including the job kick-off meeting.

Qualifications & Training:

  • Bachelors of Science in related discipline is highly desirable. Minimum of 5 years or more estimating HVAC and/or plumbing projects.
  • Be proficient in all computer software programs used in estimating with particular emphasis on Quick Pen estimating software.
  • Strong knowledge of HVAC and plumbing systems.
  • Ability to professionally communicate the basis for individual work product when in a highly stressed environment.
  • Must be able to meet deadlines and put in the time needed to get the job done.
  • Candidates must possess strong work ethic.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and staff to create results driven, team-oriented environment.
  • Good attention to detail with the ability to recognize discrepancies.

Job Features

Job CategoryAcquisitions
EducationBachelor of Science (highly desirable)
Experience5 years industry experience

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