Building Automation Controls Estimator

Location Orange
Contact name: Eric Dickerson

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Job ref: 5182
Published: about 1 year ago

Job Title: Building Automation Controls Estimator

Location: Orange County, CA
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Company Overview:

Join our dynamic, fast-paced team as a Building Automation Controls Estimator in one of the leading companies in building automation and energy services in Orange County, CA. We pride ourselves on creating innovative solutions to improve building performance, reduce costs, and enhance sustainability. Our competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, and potential for career growth make this a stellar opportunity for professionals in the building automation field.

Job Description:

The Building Automation Controls Estimator will be responsible for creating, managing, and reviewing control system estimates for commercial HVAC projects. The successful candidate will leverage their expertise in building automation systems, providing accurate and competitive estimates that will aid the sales and project management team.


  • Conduct thorough analysis of drawings and specifications to prepare time, cost, materials, and labor estimates.
  • Collaborate with Sales, Engineering, and Project Management teams to understand the scope and requirements of the project.
  • Generate comprehensive cost and labor estimates for building automation control projects.
  • Prepare detailed and accurate reports, comparing estimated and actual costs.
  • Participate in proposal presentations and client meetings.
  • Keep updated knowledge on industry trends and advancements in technology.


  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in building automation controls estimating.
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) is preferred.
  • Installation, service, point to point, programming, sales, and project management experience is a plus.
  • A solid understanding of Tridium, Niagara, ALC, Alerton, and N4 systems. Certification is preferred.
  • Strong analytical and mathematical skills.
  • Excellent communication, organization, and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects concurrently.


We offer a competitive salary package commensurate with experience and qualifications. Our comprehensive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance.
  • Life and Disability Insurance.
  • Retirement Savings Plan (401k) with company matching.
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays.
  • Career growth and continuous learning opportunities.
  • Supportive, inclusive work environment.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and we celebrate diversity and inclusivity. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business needs.

If you are an experienced Building Automation Controls Estimator, looking for a challenging role in a dynamic and growing organization, apply now to join our team. We look forward to hearing from you!