Fort Worth TX

Sector: Mechanical Contractor

Category: Millwright, Mechanical, Machinery

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Since 1980, our client has been successfully providing Commercial Service and Construction Solutions to the greater North Texas market. We partner with our customers and understand that technical expertise and flawless execution is what they expect and what they consistently deliver. They offer tremendous long-term career opportunities, excellent benefits, and a positive work environment. They are seeking an experienced Estimator to join our Mechanical team!  This is a key position in our organization with opportunities for growth and advancement


  • Proficient in estimating a minimum of one of the following: plumbing or piping or sheet metal systems.
  • Plumbing systems include DWV, Natural gas, domestic water, medical gas.
  • Piping systems include chilled water, condenser water, refrigerant, condensate, steam.
  • Tasks include drawing take-off of pipe, valves, fittings, equipment and fixtures for plumbing, piping or sheet metal systems.
  • Ability to manage estimating activities for several projects to meet bid deadlines, including internal pre-bid meetings.
  • Ability to complete the design of preliminary construction plans (i.e., Schematic Design, Design Development)
  • Prepare pre-bid RFI’s.
  • Prepare material matrix to that meet project specifications and the orgs construction standards
  • Knowledge of mechanical engineering to estimate all costs, including material and labor, for plumbing, piping and sheet metal systems.
  • Responsible for charge of estimates under $ 40 Million.
  • Design and lay-out mechanical and plumbing systems on early award projects, as well as providing a full estimate for the scope of work.
  • Draw take-off of pipe, valves, fittings, equipment and fixtures for plumbing, piping and sheet metal systems.
  • Manage estimating activities for several projects to meet the bid deadlines, including internal pre-bid meetings.
  • Prepare pre-bid RFIs and prepare that material matrix to meet project specifications as well as the org construction standards.
  • Solicit and vet proposals from subcontractors, vendors and other trades to meet the project requirements.
  • Compose proposals, to include the project scope, price, clarifications and exclusions.
  • Complete bid forms and other requisite documents requested by the general contractor.
  • Prepare compliance documents in accordance with SOP
  • Act as the point of contact for post-bid, pre award activities (both internal and external) and lead the hand over meeting to the operation team upon the project award.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture, or a related field
  • 3+ years of experience in Cost Engineering / Project Controls in the construction industry
  • Solid understanding of cost controls, including budgets, commitments and earned data, use of KPIs and analysis of variance
  • Analytical and interpretive skills in preparing comprehensive and accurate construction cost estimates (detailed and conceptual).
  • Certified Professional Estimator (CPE) certification preferred
  • Proficient in MS Office Excel, Word, Access; Quikpen, AutoCAD, Revit
  • Experience working with estimators and engineers.
  • Strong construction management knowledge.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills with experience evaluating mechanical estimates performed by others.
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Possesses a sense of duty to the company for what is in the best interest of the company and
  • Prompt and responsive with measured urgency
  • Commitment to integrity and quality.
  • Positive attitude and self-motivated.
  • Able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check.


  • In house and manufacturer led training, leadership development
  • Long-term career growth into operations, sales and/or leadership
  • Comprehensive benefit package and employer sponsored memberships
  • 401k match, PTO, Holiday Pay, and more!
  • Annual incentive program
  • Compensation for Technician commute time
  • Stable work with a guaranteed 40 hours per week minimum

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