ESTIMATOR

POSITION

Estimator/Sheet Metal, Pipe, or Plumbing

REPORTS TO

VP Estimating

FUNCTIONAL AREA

Corporate Office

DEPARTMENT NAME

Estimating

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Will be based out of the Greensboro office, position will require travel to project sites as needed. Provide project quantity Take offs of Mechanical systems including HVAC, sheet metal, piping, and plumbing. Coordination with vendors and sub-contractor scopes. Responsible for all aspects of cost estimation for Mechanical projects.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Order plans and specifications and upon receipt, log in
  • Review general and supplemental conditions
  • Review mechanical specifications section and all drawings
  • Submit written request to minority subcontracting firms, technical sales and vendors
  • Contact mechanical technical sales and subcontractors
  • Develop a detailed “Take Off” of equipment and materials and send copies to suppliers for pricing and labor rates (Manually and/or electronically)
  • Receive and evaluate quotes for adherence to specifications and competitive pricing
  • Evaluate quotes, list labor, apply applicable sales tax, payroll taxes and insurance, list selected subcontractors and pricing and inspection fees to obtain cost
  • Perform in house analysis regarding length of project with regard to labor costs and adjust above totals, if necessary
  • Compile estimate information for bid form
  • Add overhead, profit, bond and submit bid proposal
  • Bid documents returned with a letter of transmittal to be filed on unsuccessful bids
  • Any other job-related duties as may be assigned
  • Required to attend jobsite pre-bid meetings
  • Develop and nurture subcontractor relationships
  • Obtain service/rigging related quotations
  • Assist EAS Project Managers in transition phases from estimate to EAS project
  • Delegate to and supervise estimator take-off personnel
  • Train inexperienced personnel in job related tasks as required
  • As work load varies, individual will be required to handle project management responsibilities on an “as needed basis”
  • Individual may be responsible to project manage special projects as needed by EAS Management
  • Work as a team member with other EAS offices and affiliates

EDUCATION

This Position requires a minimum of ten (10) years job related experience

JOB REQUIREMENTS/SPECIAL SKILLS

  • Extensive knowledge of mechanical contracting
  • Proficiency with estimating software (Quickpen)
  • Excel, Wordperfect and other appropriate software
  • Must be physically present to perform these duties

DATE

6/15/2010

THE COMPANY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO AMEND, ALTER OR OTHERWISE ADD TO OR DELETE THE ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS OF THIS JOB DESCRIPTION AT ITS DISCRETION

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