• Mechanical Estimator

    Job Locations US-RI-Providence
    Requisition ID
    Company : Name
    Gilbane Building Company
  • Overview

    The Mechanical Estimator is responsible for generating estimating deliverables required on projects. Operating as part of an 11-person team, this person will perform conceptual through CD estimating on fire protection plumbing, HVAC, and controls portions of projects. This position will be based out of our Providence, RI office.


    • Produce quantity takeoffs and accurate pricing for projects from early inception through an acceptable working budget to GMP
    • Obtain and present unit pricing data
    • Responsible for outlining clarifications and qualifications within an estimate
    • Provide backup for estimates to be used during analysis and review
    • Secure and contact sources for cost estimates for all specialty items
    • Possess and apply knowledge of unit prices and the material/labor component
    • Establish and maintain relationships with subcontractors and suppliers to ensure current market conditions are included in the estimate
    • Reconcile estimate with consultants and design team
    • Ability to substantiate all aspects of final estimates
    • Assist the purchasing team in detailed reviews of HVAC, controls, and plumbing subcontractor’s scope before award of project contracts



    • 2-5 years’ relevant experience
    • Experience working directly for mechanical trade contractors or engineers is preferred

     Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • Knowledge of electronic estimating systems
    • Ability to articulate and communicate effectively
    • Able to create/take conceptual drawings and develop a meaningful estimate with detail

    Gilbane offers an excellent total compensation package which includes competitive health and welfare benefits and a generous profit-sharing/401k plan. We invest in our employees’ education and have built Gilbane University into a top training organization in the construction industry. Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test. Gilbane is not accepting unsolicited resumes from third party recruiters at this time.

    Gilbane is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability status.


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