BAS/Building Automation Estimator

Location Orange
Discipline: Building Automation
Contact name: Cory Davis

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Job ref: 2212
Published: about 1 month ago

BAS/Building Automation Estimator [commercial construction]

Permanent, full-time job with excellent salary, insurance, retirement benefits package, PTO, vacation, etc.


Prepare scope letters, bid forms, RFPs, and architectural, structural, and civil plans to see the impact on the building automation system and address concerns and issues. Prepare financial analyses and identify value engineering options for upcoming projects.
Evaluate vendors, suppliers, and subcontractor bids. Complete OST working with Trimble AutoBid (previously Quickpen) to calculate final estimates of labor, materials, equipment, and then work with the pre-construction team to finalize proposals.
Attend kickoff meetings for awarded projects and assist project managers with equipment buyouts and change orders.


Three or more years of estimating large building automation projects (100k-1 million+) including hospitals, schools, labs, universities, high rises, stadiums, hotels, labs, clean rooms, mixed-use buildings, etc.) working for a commercial mechanical construction company
Local and stable work history

Nice to Haves

Prior hands-on commercial electrical or controls installation, service, repair, programming, design, engineering, project management, or sales experience.
Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Construction Management
HVAC, Electrical, EIT, or PE License.
LEED AP Certification
Construction software experience: AutoCAD, Visio, MS Project, BlueBeam, MS Excel, among other similar applications.
Familiarity with construction accounting.