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HVAC / Plumbing

Estimator – Project Manager – Plumbing & HVAC Piping [BW]

Position: Estimator – Project Manager – Plumbing & HVAC Piping [BW]
Location: Springfield, IL
Industry Type: HVAC / Plumbing

Description:

Estimator - Project Manager – Plumbing & HVAC Piping

As an Estimator/Project Manager you will be responsible for all aspects of a project from inception to close-out.  We work on a wide range of project from small to large.   

Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years estimating experience required

Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Initiate and maintain relationships with owners, design professionals, suppliers, subcontractors and others related to the project.
  • Analyze blueprints, schematics, specifications and other construction documentation to prepare material, equipment, subcontractors and labor cost.
  • Prepare estimates and written quotes that meet project requirements regarding materials, labor, subcontractors, equipment and schedule.
  • Perform a thorough contract review for every project.  Negotiate contract as necessary to comply with estimated scope of work. 
  • Ability to develop clear and detailed project scope and timeline with customers and general contractors
  • Create schematic designs as needed for project estimates and construction.
  • Prepare RFI’s, subcontracts, purchase orders and proposals using computer generated construction management software. 
  • Develop cost saving strategies during various phases of the project
  • Confer with engineers, architects, owners, contractors, subcontractors and superintendent on changes and adjustments to cost estimates. 
  • Prepare and maintain all required project documentation
  • Manage and forecast projects for cost, profitability and schedule adherence.  
  • Maintain detailed and orderly estimate and project files. 
  • Manage project close-out
  • Ensure that supervision is results oriented and promote the company’s culture in particular, regarding safety, quality and customer service to ensure profitability.
  • Maintain a presence in the office and serve as an example of technical support, ethical and professional behavior for employees.
  • Support continuous improvement efforts and the change management effects associated with the implementation of improvements.  

Requirements:

  • Plumbing/Piping estimating experience
  • Experience with Computerized estimating software is a must.  Trimble Autobid Mechanical (Quickpen) is preferred but not required. 
  • Design/build experience
  • Ability to effectively communicate
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Flexibility within a fast-paced environment
  • Self-motivated

Compensation:

  • In addition to competitive salaries, we offer a generous benefit package which includes: health, dental, 401K, cash balance plan and profit sharing

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