Commercial Plumbing Estimator

Location San Diego
Contact name: Eric Dickerson

Contact email: eric@gulfstreamsp.com
Job ref: 5749
Published: 7 months ago

Job Title: Commercial Plumbing Estimator

Location: San Diego, CA


Job Description:

We are currently seeking a skilled Commercial Plumbing Estimator for a full-time, in-house position in San Diego, CA. The successful candidate will have a proven local and stable work history with over 5 years of experience in commercial plumbing estimating. Familiarity with Trimble Autobid or similar on-screen takeoff (OST) software is mandatory. We prefer applicants who have experience with labs, high-tech facilities, hospitals, and pharmaceutical projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare detailed estimates for commercial plumbing projects based on construction drawings, specifications, and other documentation.
  • Use Trimble Autobid or similar OST software to generate accurate and competitive estimates.
  • Evaluate and analyze plans, specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare bid estimates for projects.
  • Review data to determine material and labor requirements and prepare itemized lists.
  • Collaborate with engineers, architects, owners, and contractors on changes and adjustments to cost estimates.
  • Maintain relationships with key vendors; ensure that we are receiving the best price and service for each project.
  • Provide consultation on planning (schedules, manpower needs, etc.) as required.
  • Attend pre-bid meetings, site visits, and project meetings as needed.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years of commercial plumbing estimating experience.
  • Strong working knowledge of Trimble Autobid or similar OST software.
  • Prior experience in labs, high-tech facilities, hospitals, and pharmaceutical projects is highly desirable.
  • Ability to interpret computerized cost data and systems.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills, with a high level of accuracy in calculations and attention to detail.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license.
  • Local applicants with a stable work history are preferred.