Mechanical Estimator

RMB Co. Inc.

Iowa City, IA Construction & Skilled Trades / Engineering $45,000 to $80,000 yearly
Job Description
Mechanical Estimator – Construction Department
Updated: 9/24/18
Responsibilities of this job include:
  • Prepare complete plumbing and mechanical piping estimates for assigned project(s) of varying size and complexity.
  • Careful attention to detail as the incumbent will:
    • Review and process detailed project plans and specifications and prepare bids accordingly.
    • Maintain pricing sheets for materials, labor rates for tasks and a roster of sub-contractors and suppliers.
    • Assist in the preparation of customer quotations/bids, contracts and proposals.
  • Review proposal specifications, drawings, attend pre-bid meetings, etc. to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate.
  • Prepare estimates and “hard bids” as necessary, by calculating complete mechanical takeoff for scope of work.
  • Coordinate total estimating effort relevant to particular bid/project as assigned. 
  • Maintain files of working documents as back-up for estimates and figures. 
  • Interface with owner, Architect(s)/Engineer(s), and other contractors to provide engineering and cost data regarding project requirements and prospective changes. 
Requirements of this position include:
  • The ability to multi-task and shift gears quickly and easily as the work environment is fast paced and oft-changing.
  • Commitment to a cooperative, team work oriented work environment.
  • Excellent customer relations and communication skills as the incumbent will be in frequent contact with customers, project owners and engineers, vendors and staff.
  • Strong computer skills and related experience as the incumbent will:
    • Work daily with ComputerEase office management software.
    • Work daily with Maxwell Estimation software.
    • Use Word, Outlook and Excel daily in a variety of capacities.
  • Experience and familiarity with HVAC and plumbing concepts and techniques is a requirement, experience in the “field” would be a strong preference.
Minimum Job Qualifications (education, work experience, licenses/certifications) -
  • High School or equivalent (GED) is required, a 2 or 4 year college degree is preferred.
  • 2 to 5+ years of related work experience or training or equivalent combination of both education and experience.
  • Motor Vehicle Record must be in good standing and comply with Company policy.
  • A qualified applicant will be a trustworthy self-starter with good self-discipline and self-management skills.
  • The candidate will need to comply with the company-wide drug testing policy.
  • Clean MVR as the incumbent will need to drive a vehicle to visit job sites, attend local meetings, etc.
Compensation -
  • Salary and benefits are negotiable and commensurate with the experience, aptitude and performance of the candidate.
  • 401K, with company match.
  • Group company health insurance available.
  • ADD/Life insurance.
  • Paid Vacation.
  • Paid Holidays.
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Mechanical Estimator

RMB Co. Inc.

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Job ID: 65775

Posted 25 days ago

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