We are looking for an experienced Duct/Piping Estimator responsible for providing complete, accurate, well defined, and timely estimates; meets the needs of internal/external customers to achieve total customer satisfaction. ┬áThe Estimator is responsible for ensuring that all estimates are executed in accordance with the company’s policies, including contract documents, budget, schedule, safety, quality control and customer satisfaction.



  • Estimates all assigned projects, ensuring that take-off’s, labor factors and material pricing is accurate and in compliance with Mechanical Solutions latest estimating process
  • Calls for special material pricing, equipment quotes, and subcontractor quotes as necessary to support an estimate with current cost information
  • Clarifies with general contractor, architect, owner, or engineer any discrepancies as they relate to the drawings or specifications
  • Recommends difficulty factoring
  • Reviews proposal specifications and drawings to determine scope of work and required content of estimate
  • Prepares disciplined estimates by calculating complete take-off of scope of work
  • Helps determine general conditions, fabrication costs, crew rates, etc.
  • Makes recommendations on value engineering items that could reduce the bid price
  • Prepares final estimate sheets and bid forms as required
  • Maintains files of working documents as back-up for estimate figures, including current (accurate) information on pricing from suppliers
  • Reviews design options and recommends best solution based on cost engineering, quality, or availability of materials
  • Participates in pre-construction meetings and relays all pertinent information to the project manager and purchasing; walks jobsites and attends pre-and post-job reviews
  • Reads all technical data available to keep current with industry changes
  • Communicates with employees, vendors, and subcontractors with the highest level of integrity, ethics and honesty
  • Supports other department personnel as necessary and other responsibilities not outlined herein


  • Self-motivated and able to lead and motivate team members
  • Thoughtful and confident decision making and high ethical standards
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and a high level of professionalism
  • Problem solving skills and the ability to think and react quickly under pressure
  • Service-oriented approach in working with technical and non-technical business owners and different personality types
  • Strong attention to detail and high level of organization
  • Reliable, dependable and professional


  • 8+ years of experience estimating in HVAC
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Technical knowledge of piping and sheet metal estimating
  • Design Build and Plan and Spec experience is preferred
  • Ability to interpret blueprints, specifications, inspection reports, etc.
  • Significant knowledge of construction methods as well as an understanding of municipalities and the permit processes
  • Proficient in HVAC estimating software for pipe and duct- preferably Trimble Auto Bid/Quick Pen
  • Ability to manage multiple estimates and tasks at a time
  • Ability to meet sensitive timelines
  • Strong knowledge of Building Code and Safety Regulations
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office suite including MS Excel software
  • We are a drug free work place, must be able to pass pre and random drug tests


  • Competitive salary and benefits package


  • Full-time


  • Estimating: 8+ years of experience in HVAC
  • Proficient in HVAC estimating software for pipe and duct
  • Significant knowledge of construction methods, building codes, safety regulations