Mechanical/HVAC Estimator

Mechanical/HVAC Estimator will be responsible for assisting the preconstruction department in all phases as needed.  Must be self-motivated, dependable, and adaptable within the role which will provide a multitude of learning opportunities for the right candidate.  The position affords the right candidate the ability to learn the construction industry from a unique perspective in a fast-paced environment.  Growth potential is plentiful for the right motivated individual.

Position Type: Full Time

Travel Required: 10%

Department: PreConstruction

Location: Maryland Heights, Missouri


  • Adhering to and upholding NDBS Core Values: Safety, We Answer Our phones, Always Innovating, Collaborative Partnerships, Reputation, and Entrepreneurship.
  • Perform 2-D, on-screen digital take-offs for HVAC piping/sheet metal, Industrial duct work and process piping systems.
  • Preparation and review of bid documents
  • Obtain detailed understanding of scope of work for bid documents
  • Responsible for soliciting vendor quotes
  • Responsible for soliciting subcontractor proposals
  • Communication with subcontractors and vendors as needed
  • Participate in project turnover meetings from per-construction to construction team
  • Assist Preconstruction department in various tasks as needed

Qualifications And Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred
  • Piping and sheet metal estimating experience (5-years)
  • Project management experience a plus but not required
  • Experience in construction industry.
  • Familiar with using 2-D on-screen estimating software systems like Quotesoft or Quip-Pen
  • Knowledge of HVAC and HVAC Piping Systems, building products, construction details/design
  • Self-motivated with excellent time and task management skills
  • Ability to work within an environment with deadlines while having to multi-task with changing priorities
  • OSHA 10 certification is a plus and will be required upon hiring
  • Ability to communicate well with others both written and orally

NDBS is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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