Plumbing Estimator

Location Fort Myers
Contact name: Cory Davis

Contact email:
Job ref: 2232
Published: over 1 year ago
Plumbing 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 plumbing 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.


Four or more years of estimating large plumbing projects (5-40 million including hospitals, schools, labs, universities, high rises, stadiums, hotels, labs, clean rooms, mixed-use buildings, etc.) working for a commercial mechanical construction company
Three or more years of hands-on AutoBid Mechanical (or similar OST estimating software)
Local and stable work history

Nice to Haves

Prior hands-on commercial plumbing installation experience.
Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering, Construction Management
Plumbing, EIT, or PE Licenses.
LEED AP Certification
Construction software experience: AutoCAD, Revit, Navisworks, BIM360, Glue, MS Project, BlueBeam, Primavera, Timberline, Procore, Prolog, Quickpen, Trimble Autobid, among other similar applications.
Familiarity with construction accounting.