Mark III Construction

Wetside Mechanical/Industrial Piping/Plumbing Estimator - Sacramento

Sacramento, CA

Job Description

Wetside Mechanical/Industrial Piping/Plumbing Estimator

Posted: Saturday, 8/5/2023

The Wetside Mechanical/Industrial Piping/Plumbing Estimator will prepare estimates for the Wetside Mechanical/Industrial Piping & plumbing components of assigned projects using software to simulate the construction process and evaluate the costs of design choices. The Estimator may often consult databases and their own records to compare costs of similar projects. An Estimators’ work product may include cost identification of elements such as raw materials and labor as well as a timeline for project completion.



  • Develop through knowledge of Mark III Construction’s estimating system including computer programs, manuals and forms.
  • Review proposal specifications, drawings and attend/lead pre-bid meetings to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate including conceptual estimating to ensure quality control compliance of the estimated costs.
  • Develop and provide complete, accurate and timely detailed estimates representing a projects’ mechanical system, costs, associated general conditions, required overhead and profit.
  • Perform quantity take-off of mechanical piping and industrial piping systems for plan/spec and design build projects.
  • Coordinate with vendors and subcontractors for quotes and specification compliance.
  • Maintain all files of working bid documents, notes and assumptions of project estimates.
  • Perform layout and sizing of piping systems as required to provide a complete system for estimating purposes when the documents are not complete.
  • Define productivity requirements for the uniqueness of each project.
  • Develop conceptual budget estimates from system narratives and/or system sketches.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Possess skill set to perform estimating process support for plan/spec; design assist and design build delivery methods.
  • Proficient in structuring the estimate and set up models to support the unique project RFP language defining costs components.
  • Ability to read architectural, structural, electrical, plumbing and mechanical plans and be familiar with a variety of HVAC and piping systems, welding methods, and terminology.
  • Above average skills in Microsoft Office products and computer trends/technology.
  • Familiarity with Bluebeam software package.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at the same time.
  • Have strong organizational and analytical skills.
  • Ability to effectively interact with vendors, customers, field personnel, sales and office staff.
  • Have current relationships with vendors and customers
  • Possess strong verbal, written, analytical, persuasion and interpersonal skills.
  • Highly self-motivated with a strong sense of urgency in completing assignments.
  • Display pride of workmanship and accept responsibility for his/her professionalism and accuracy.
  • Ability to consistently set goals and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently or in a team atmosphere.
  • Ability to adapt to flexible responsibilities.
  • Possess qualities of an innovative thinker.
  • Project a positive image of the company and herself/himself to customers.

Education and Experience:

  • Five years’ experience in mechanical engineering, construction and be familiar with a variety of HVAC, piping and plumbing system designs is a plus.
  • Specific knowledge and experience with Estimating Software systems is required. Specific experience with Autobid/Quickpen software is a plus.
  • Five years of related mechanical/industrial piping estimating experience.
  • Previous experience as a journeyman
  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent.

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at a time.
  • Attend construction site walks, climb ladders, walk on roofs
  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
  • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
  • Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity)
  • Training & Development
  • On Site Gym

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