Mechanical Estimator

Blueprint Staffing

This position also has responsibility to assist with maintaining client pricing and payments, A/R management, and client correspondence,

  • 2-5+ years' experience in HVAC commercial service or related field.
  • Estimate Mechanical Projects from 3 million- 20 million
  • Knowledge of FASTPIPE estimating software.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  
This position will be responsible for developing estimates of mechanical services to be used in sales presentations, to win new customer accounts and providing clients with product services/information.

This position also has responsibility to assist with maintaining client pricing and payments, A/R management, client correspondence, Profit/Loss reports, quality assurance (QA) support, and industry and trade show participation.
  • Provide cost estimates of labor hours, materials, and subcontractor costs for review by sales and construction team on customer projects and services, for use in client proposals.
  • Visit sites and conduct walk thru of customer sites to obtain necessary information to formulate estimates for a cost proposal to customer.
  • Working with the Director of Sales, Account Managers, Project Managers and Engineering Supervisors in reviewing customer documents to develop proposals for services and improvement programs for mechanical services.
  • Provide cost estimates in labor, materials, and subcontracting costs.
  • Review blueprints and design plans to determine level of effort for job completion.
  • Visit sites and attend meetings to discuss mechanical solutions in the Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia regions.
  • Preparing and delivering estimates to clients and provide presentations and business proposals.
  • 90% plan and spec bids, 15% of our bids we have supplied budgets on at the planning stages.
  • Developing, writing, and reviewing client proposal documents including financial and technical sections, to develop estimates for pricing mechanical and service solutions.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • We have a prefab facility approximately 10 miles from the main office, which fabricates approx 80% of our installation- Our market is Schools, Office buildings, Government, Federal and State, Health care facilities, etc...
 Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or a technical discipline, preferred.
  • 2-5+ years’ experience in HVAC commercial service or related field. 
  • Projects from 3 million- 20 million
  • Knowledge of FASTPIPE estimating software.
  • Relevant technical experience, preferably in performing mechanical services support and-or Facilities Management or Operations and Maintenance environment.
  • Strong work ethic, customer presentation skills and a demonstrated sales aptitude. • Financial acumen, inclusive of cost modeling for sales proposals.
  • Experience in developing technical and cost estimates and proposals.
  • Independent decision making is required.
  • Computer skills using MS Office and fastpipe software required. Strong Excel skills are required.