HVACR Estimator [commercial construction]

Location Riverside
Contact name: April Pecho

Contact email: april@gulfstreamsp.com
Job ref: 3300
Published: about 1 year ago

HVACR 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 HVAC and refrigeration systems 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.


Six or more years of estimating large HVAC and refrigeration projects (500k-5+ million including hospitals, schools, labs, universities, high rises, stadiums, hotels, labs, clean rooms, mixed-use buildings, etc.) working for a commercial mechanical construction company

Two or more years of hands-on AutoBid Mechanical (or similar OST estimating software)

Local and stable work history

Nice to Have

Prior hands-on commercial HVAC installation experience.

Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering, Construction Management

HVAC, EIT, or PE Licenses.

LEED AP Certification

Construction software experience: AutoCAD, Revit, Navisworks, BIM360, Glue, MS Project, BlueBeam, Primavera, Timberline, Procore, Prolog, among other similar applications.

Familiarity with construction accounting.