Job Title: Commercial Plumbing/HVAC Preconstruction Engineer
Location: San Diego, CA
We are currently seeking a dedicated Commercial Plumbing/HVAC Preconstruction Engineer for a full-time role in our San Diego, CA office. The ideal candidate will have a stable, local work history, a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering (BSME), and experience in sales, estimating, and engineering in the commercial plumbing and HVAC industry.
- Provide technical engineering information to ensure construction work complies with all engineering standards, codes, and contract specifications.
- Evaluate projects for constructability and value-engineer cost savings.
- Create and present preconstruction documents and estimates to clients during bidding process.
- Collaborate with clients, architects, and contractors to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.
- Use knowledge of material costs and value engineering, and labor productivity to ensure accurate estimates.
- Assist sales teams in preparation of proposals and presentations.
- Develop relationships with clients, architects, engineers, and subcontractors to establish trust and increase the likelihood of repeat business.
- Perform site visits and document findings for incorporation into estimates.
- Attend industry events and seminars to stay up-to-date on market trends and technology advancements in commercial plumbing and HVAC.
- Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) or related field.
- Proven local work history, with a minimum of 5 years in a similar role.
- Strong experience in commercial plumbing and HVAC estimating and engineering.
- Excellent knowledge of engineering principles and HVAC and plumbing systems.
- Proficiency in reading and understanding construction drawings and specifications.
- Experience with HVAC and plumbing design software is preferred.
- Strong sales and negotiation skills.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously in a high-pressure environment.
- Must possess a valid driver's license.
- Local applicants with a stable work history are preferred.