Walsh Mechanical Contractors is a full service commercial mechanical contractor that prides its reputation on high quality, professionalism, and innovation. We are looking for a full time Sheet Metal and Mechanical Piping Estimator to join our team. Projects consist of new commercial construction and fit-outs of existing commercial buildings in and around the Boston Area. Extreme attention to detail, clear communication, organization, and prioritization skills will be needed to excel in this role. We are looking for candidates that will represent our Company with the same degree of excellence that we strive to provide our customers and clients every day. We are looking for someone who is quick on their feet, knows what it takes to get the job done, and is willing to put in the hard work.
We welcome candidates at various levels of experience to apply. If you feel you are a fit for one of the 3 levels outlined below, do apply! We will train the right candidate.
Level 1 Estimator
Knowledge of project drawings, specifications and bid documents including ability to navigate quickly to required information.
Ability to read and understands prints and specifications.
Knowledge of commercial HVAC systems and equipment.
Requests and obtains bid pricing from subcontractors and vendors.
Knowledge of common vendors and subs and develops relationship with their representatives.
Obtains material counts from drawings.
Prepares duct material takeoffs.
Prepares pipe material takeoffs.
Navigates and utilizes estimating software to produce desired information.
Knowledge of sheet metal and piping fabrication shops and understanding what materials can be fabricated vs purchased.
OSHA 10 Certification (Course will be provided if necessary).
Level 2 Estimator
Reviews bid requirements thoroughly
Attends construction jobsite walk-through with ability to exam above ceilings using lifts or ladders if necessary and take measurements to collect all the pertinent information.
Performs subcontractor and vendor scope reviews.
Ability to prepare full estimate package with assistance from Sr. Estimator.
Identifies value engineering opportunities to present to client.
Identifies areas that need clarity and requests and obtains the information from the General Contractor.
Level 3 Estimator
Prepares full estimates with minimal review from Sr. Estimator.
Prepares scope letters.
Prepare budget estimates and work on design builds.
Answers questions regarding bid package from Management.
Assists with reviewing estimates prepared by junior estimators.
Properly turns over bid documents to Project Management in a timely manner.
Consistently follows up on submitted bids and budgets with General Contractor.
Maintains relationships with general contractors, property managers, owners and can close business.
Knowledge of commercial HVAC industry.
Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
Strong mathematical skills required.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) a must.
Microsoft Project a plus.
Experience with Trimble AutoBid estimating software a plus.
Ability to effectively problem solve and work independently or within a group is essential.
Ability to edit and proof documents with accuracy required.
Approximately 75% of the job requires sitting at a computer while the other 25% will involve construction jobsite walk-throughs and collaboration with members of internal staff or external clients.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee will work in the main office location as well as travel to and from project sites.
BUSINESS / OFFICE HOURS
Office hours are Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm. Position may require early mornings or late evenings based on project deadlines.
Outstanding Health & Dental Plan
401k Plan & Profit Sharing
Exceptional benefit package and competitive salary commensurate with experience.
Our ideal person will have all these in addition to the items listed above:
Outstanding Communication Skills; in addition to maintaining an open line of communication with employees throughout the organization, you'll demonstrate excellent communication skills, including good phone and email etiquette.
innovation; Although we have a great team and effective processes in place, we feel that there is always room for improvement, and we'll look to you to be creative as you partner with stakeholders to evaluate our operations, solve ongoing issues, and develop even better systems.
Strong Aptitude; for learning and developing new systems and programs.
Work Management; Possesses the ability to work in a high paced environment with the ability to prioritize tasks.
Walsh Mechanical Contractors is a full service mechanical contractor serving eastern New England, most visibly in and around the Boston area. Our industry knowledge and our range of client services have established us as one of the area's most respected specialty contractors. Our ability to innovate while creating successful solutions stems from our superb planning and our utilization of state-of-the-art equipment and systems throughout our operations. Our Estimating and CAD departments work closely with Fabrication and Project Management to ensure that our projects are completed properly and promptly from the initial bid proposal to the final installation. The result is quality systems design, fabrication, and installation.