Sr Mechanical Estimator

Well established Atlanta based firm looking for a Sr Mechanical Estimator

  • Atlanta, GA
  • $100,000 - $130,000
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A bit about us:

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Permanent Mechanical Estimator to join our dynamic finance team. This role is pivotal in ensuring the financial success of our electrical projects by providing accurate and competitive estimates. The ideal candidate will have a solid background in Mechanical estimation.

Why join us?

  • Competitive Pay
  • Aetna PPO and HSA plans - 2 medical plans options with coverage eligible Day 1 of hire
  • Dental PPO and HMO plans – 2 dental plans options with coverage eligible Day 1 of hire
  • Vision plan covered 100% with coverage eligible Day 1 of hire
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • We offer 15 days of PTO and have 8 company holidays

Job Details

In this Role You Will:
  • Manage the entire estimate for a bid submission preparation while taking on other critical duties.
  • Assist in the development of Junior Estimators answer questions, help make decisions, and provide support as required.
  • Communicate with the customers, engineers, and other team members to clarify scope and any other issues related to the estimate. Cultivate & maintain relationships with customers to promote return business.
  • Support Operations with specific work breakdowns, estimate hours, large change requests, and scope inclusions as it relates to an estimate.
  • Write estimate specific scope letters of inclusions and exclusions to better clarify an electrical proposal.
  • Proficient in Accubid or similar estimating software in order to properly complete the take-off and quantification process.
  • Assist younger estimators on the Accubid learning process. Head up large-scale estimates and break them down for estimating team members.
  • Review vendor and sub-contractor pricing to ensure the pricing is correct and represents the scope called for.
  • Provide cost analysis and review for multiple types of projects.
  • Develop Recapitulation Sheets (Recap sheet) to arrive at a final price for each estimate. Understand building crews based on overtime requirements, scheduling, equipment deliveries, etc.
  • Understand equipment and schedule impacts on projects.
  • Be able to coordinate and run Risk Reviews to assure upper management that all factors have been considered during the estimating process.
  • Be able to understand multiple types of construction and how they affect an estimate and advise on constructability methods for the betterment of a project.
  • Have the ability recognize cost savings opportunities and not compromise the integrity of a project.

Education/Experience:
  • 8-10 of mechanical estimating industry knowledge
  • Strong computer skills including but not limited to Microsoft Office, Accubid, and are savvy enough to pick up new web applications quickly
  • Strong interpersonal, organization, multi-tasking, and time management skills
  • Strong internal and external communication skills including verbal, written, presentational, and active listening
  • A positive attitude! You are self-sufficient, but can also work well as part of a team
  • A High School Diploma or equivalent

Preferred Education & Training:
  • Mechanical Engineering or Construction Management Degree
  • Mechanical Apprenticeship Training
  • Mechanical Contractors Association of American (MCAA) Estimating Courses
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Job Details
Location
Atlanta, GA
Job Type
Permanent
Compensation
$100,000 - $130,000