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HVAC Estimator - 5502

Company:
Absolute Opportunities
Location:
Ewing Township, New Jersey, United States
Posted:
November 11, 2019

Description:

HVAC Estimator - 5502

Role: Engineering, Science, or Related

Relocation Available: No

Industry: Construction

Location: New Jersey

Town / City: Ewing

Job Type: Permanent full-time

Job description:

Leading mechanical contracting company provides HVACR, Plumbing, Controls, and Fire/Security system installation and services, specializing in support to the Biotech, Aerospace, Pharmaceutical, Hospitality, Health, and Education markets. We are currently seeking 2 HVACR Estimators for our Commercial Construction and Design/Build departments.

Job Responsibilities:

• Provide a competitive bid for an HVACR Bid/Spec situation or assist with the design and costing of an HVACR application as part of a Design/Build package; while meeting financial hurdle constraints.

• Determine manpower requirements (union environment) to meet project schedules.

• Determine HVACR material and equipment requirements to meet project requirements.

• Insure materials, equipment, and personnel required for all tasks meet the critical path requirements of the customer;

• Obtain Subcontractor quotes for areas where will not self-perform work.

• Obtain competitive equipment and material quotes.

• Identify opportunities to utilize the Sheet Metal Shop, the Weld Shop, and Crane service, to reduce project cost or improve on the project schedule.

• Identify Safety plans; permit requirements; bonding requirements and include in the bid.

• Identify opportunities to reduce cost, minimize risk, or improve schedules. Maintain and surpass project profitability requirements.

• Attend De-Scope meeting and represent with the customer

• Insure all and GC policies and procedures are accounted for in the Bid Process. (Safety; etc.)

• Insure all Bid Documents are complete; Review bids with management

• Chair a project turn-over meeting with Project Managers after successfully winning a BID.

• Insure all project bidding information is maintained in job folders.

• Manage time to be able to bid multiple projects simultaneously.

Requirements:

• BS in mechanical engineering or engineering technology (or equivalent job experience.)

• Minimum of 5 year experience in Commercial and Applied HVACR construction estimating

• Demonstrated ability to estimate projects to $6 Million profitably; experience with larger projects is a plus.

• Ability to read blueprints and CAD drawings; CAD experience is a plus. (2D and 3D solids; BIM models; Revit)

• Experience bidding HVAC and refrigeration systems; Knowledge of plumbing, HVAC controls, BAS systems, and fire suppression systems is a plus.

• Knowledge of PTAC, SPAC, Unitary, Applied (Chillers), Boilers, Industrial applications, and refrigeration systems is required. Also sheet metal ducts, HVAC piping, and VRV applications.

• Working knowledge of systems from the HVAC majors (Carrier, Trane, JCI, Daiken) and refrigeration companies (Hussman, Hill-Phoenix) is desired.

• Experience with LEEDS, or Clean Tech (Dehumidification, solar, Co-Gen, etc.) is a plus.

• Must be experienced with complex project schedules, reading specification, takeoffs, value engineering, competitive purchasing, and subcontracting.

• Demonstrated ability with commercial estimating software (QuickPen preferred). Knowledge of Sage 300 (Timberline) is a plus. Knowledge of HVAC load estimating software is valuable for the Design/Build slot.

• Computer Proficiency is required, including Outlook and Microsoft Office (Excel, WORD, PowerPoint), and the ability to work remotely via laptop, iPad, or iPhone.

• A background in Project Management is a strong PLUS.

• A background with Salesforce.com is a plus, as is experience with other cloud-based project management applications.

• Strong presentation skills and the ability to work closely with customers and GC’s during de-Scope meetings, and with project managers during turnover meetings.

• Dynamic Individual who is looking to grow and take initiative.

• Possess a driver’s license in good standing with reliable transportation.

Bottom Line Requirements:

1. BS in mechanical engineering or engineering technology (or equivalent job experience).

2. 5+ years of experience in Commercial and Applied HVAC construction estimating.

3. Demonstrated ability to estimate projects to $6 Million profitably.

4. Ability to read blueprints and CAD drawings.

5. Experience bidding HVAC and refrigeration systems.

6. Knowledge of PTAC, SPAC, Unitary, Applied (Chillers), Boilers, Industrial applications, and refrigeration systems as well as sheet metal ducts, HVAC piping, and VRV applications.

7. Working knowledge of systems from the HVAC majors (Carrier, Trane, JCI, Daiken) and refrigeration companies (Hussman, Hill-Phoenix) is desired.

8. Experienced with complex project schedules, reading specification, takeoffs, value engineering, competitive purchasing, and subcontracting.

9. Demonstrated ability with commercial estimating software (QuickPen preferred).

Knowledge of plumbing, HVAC controls, BAS systems, and fire suppression systems is a plus.

Experience with LEEDS, or Clean Tech (Dehumidification, solar, Co-Gen, etc.) is a plus.

Knowledge of Sage 300 (Timberline) is a plus.

Experience with Salesforce.com is a plus, as is experience with other cloud-based project management applications.