Silicon Valley Mechanical is located in the heart of San Jose and an Industry leader in HVAC Construction, Plumbing & Piping and 24/7 Service across the Bay Area. At SVM, we pride ourselves on our people and commitment to not only provide a trusted service for our customers, but also create a warm welcoming atmosphere that inspires innovation and creativity.
SVM is looking to add a Senior Estimator to our growing team. The Senior Estimator will specialize in HVAC, Pluming and Processing Piping systems and will support our Project Management team on multiple projects at a given time.
We provide opportunities for career growth and development.
We prioritize a balanced lifestyle and offer a Positive Pulse Program to our employees, focusing on professional, financial, health and wellness workshops.
We love giving back to the community and offer various volunteer opportunities.
We provide educational reimbursement for those who want to further their career.
Our breakroom is one of a kind with great food & beverage amenities and fun activities.
Our gym and weekly workout classes are available to all employees.
We welcome innovation and creativity at all levels.
We offer a competitive salary and robust benefits package.
What You Will Do:
Provide accurate cost and labor estimates for various projects across SVM’s market segments.
Analyze drawings and other project documents to create accurate estimates for HVAC and Plumbing projects.
Utilize estimating software for project takeoffs.
Maintain the cost database for each commodity in our estimating software.
Collaborate with various departments to ensure project deadlines are met.
Provide training on our estimating software to our Project Management team.
Audit estimates to ensure project scope is met.
Identify areas to increase efficiency and/or streamline processes.
Attend job walks as needed or other project meetings as needed.
Mentor, train and coach Jr. Estimator to perform and exceed milestones set.
Assist Project Management department with other duties as business requires.
What It Takes:
Minimum of 7 years’ experience as an Estimator or similar role required.
Prior experience estimating HVAC and Piping projects required.
Proficient knowledge of materials and systems utilized in the HVAC Mechanical Industry.
Prior experience utilizing an estimating software required.
Proven experience estimating for Plan Spec and Design Build projects for various market segments.
Advanced knowledge of HVAC codes and CA regulations.
Maintains professionalism when working with SVM employees, vendors, and customers.
Ability to work within a team environment, maintain organization and meet deadlines.
Must be accountable and strive for accuracy on commitments.
The employee may be required to remain in a stationary position for long periods of time.
The employee may be required to occasionally move around the office, shop or job sites.
The employee may be required to wear personal protective gear when visiting jobsites.
While performing duties to the job, employees may be exposed to different levels of noise, which is normally moderate.
This is a salaried, full-time position. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhausted list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.
SVM has returned to office and employee safety is our top priority. We are continuing to monitor city, county, state, and federal guidelines to ensure we are in line with current protocols. If you have any questions regarding COVID safety, please contact our HR team for clarification.
Locally based San Jose firm, Silicon Valley Mechanical, is a full service mechanical contractor, specializing in design-build commercial HVAC, plumbing, and service / maintenance, including 24-hour emergency services. Our commitment to being industry experts, providing quality service, continuous improvement, and a collaborative culture has afforded us the ability to design and execute all our projects with the utmost success and quality.
With our 130,000 SF office and fabrication facility, our project teams are able to design, manufacture, and stage ductwork, piping, and pre-skidded equipment ready for delivery and installation. We are committed to excellence and constantly increasing efficiency by detailing and fabricating utilizing the latest 3D design and manufacturing technology; in turn allowing your project(s) to be completed within your schedule and budget.