Plumbing & Piping Estimator

Brisbane, CA 94005

Posted: 09/16/2019 Industry: Construction Job Number: 2969

Job Description

Plumbing & Piping Estimator

Leading Plumbing & Piping Contractor located in near San Francisco  is looking for a talented individual who enjoys challenging estimates to join our team. This individual should have a strong understanding of mechanical systems, have a background in mechanical construction (some field experience preferred), be a highly motivated self-starter, have the ability to work independently, understand how to do digital take offs (company will provide training specific to our system), and be able to remain cool under the pressures of estimate deadlines. The types of projects we look at include both commercial and industrial projects that are most often one of a kind type projects. These include Medical Centers, Laboratories, Water Treatment Facilities, Higher Education, K-12 Schools, office space and High Density Residential (to name a few).




•         Must be able to read plans / drawings, do quantity take-offs.

•         Understand the project being worked on and its requirements

•         Be able to contact subcontractors & suppliers requesting quotes to successfully bid a project.

•         Ability to organize, prioritize and manage multiple tasks.

•         Responsible for researching most competitive vendor prices.

•         Create and submit estimate reports to chief estimator

•         Be able to communicate the project scope requirements to our team upon successful award of a contract

•         Ability to layout & size for design build project take off a plus.




•         Proven experience as an estimator with a minimum of 5 years of exposure to estimating / bidding projects.

•         Plumbing & Piping Construction experience a must

•         In depth knowledge of how to assemble an estimate and work with a team to put out accurate estimates on a deadline

•         An analytical mindset with exceptional math and IT skills

•         Understanding of estimating software and a strong grasp of using Microsoft Excel

•         Thoroughness and Reliability

•         Excellent organizational and communication skills

•         Certified Professional Estimator (CPE) a plus



Meet Your Recruiter

Matt Fox

Matt has been recruiting for the A/E/C industry for over 15 years. Prior to his recruiting career he worked as an architect, which he applies to understanding his candidates' and clients' goals. He thrives on finding great career opportunities for talented architects and engineers. When he's not recruiting, Matt enjoys trail running, mountain biking, sailing, and cheering his kids on at swim meets.
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