Job Title
Mechanical Construction Estimator (San Diego-Anahe
Date Posted
POSTED: 4/11/2014 PUBLIC: 6/1/2014
San Diego, CA
Job Type
Full-Time Regular
Position Id
Job Description


About Us:

University Mechanical & Engineering Contractors (UMEC) is a wholly owned subsidiary of EMCOR Group. Inc. EMCOR is the world’s leading provider of mechanical and electrical construction and facilities services, including planning, consulting, operations and maintenance. UMEC is a full service mechanical contractor serving the western United States. UMEC designs, builds and commissions mechanical systems, including heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC), plumbing and piping systems for commercial, institutional, high tech, industrial and military clients.

Job Title: -- Mechanical Construction Estimator (San Diego-Anaheim, CA.)

Job Summary: -- The Estimator position is responsible for all phases of the estimating and bidding process including preconstruction services and performing estimate takeoffs. Thorough knowledge of the mechanical construction bidding processes is required.  Specific expertise with Mechanical systems serving power plants, Cogeneration facilities, manufacturing facilities, clean rooms, and process systems for Pharmaceutical and microelectronics facilities is a major plus. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: -- Duties include quantity takeoff, material, equipment and subcontractor pricing, spreadsheet input and proposal preparation. Estimates will be prepared using Quote Express estimating software. Experience with Quote Express or Quickpen software is desired. Duties could also include on site and/or In-house estimating where candidate will work with professionals in design firms on design-assist and design-build projects providing mechanical engineering and design assistance. They will also interface with our construction project teams and our CAD detailing staff. In addition, candidate will be tasked with managing the developing project mechanical designs to budget and must have knowledge regarding safety, worker's compensation, insurance and bonding, materials as it pertains to bidding requirements. Other duties may be assigned.

Qualifications: -- To perform this job successfully, the requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge this position must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

Computer Skills: - - Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, Internet, Lotus Notes, Quote Express windows-based piping and sheet metal estimating systems.

Required Attributes: - - *Possess excellent written & verbal communications skills / *Maintain a professional manner in actions and appearance when representing UMEC / *Prioritize in a fast paced multi-task environment / *Demonstrate ability to perform basic business mathematical functions. / *Work with minimal supervision / *Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form / *Have organizational skills in handling & archiving technical data. / *Comply with all operation policies, procedures, plans, and programs.

We offer our employees a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package and are always looking for individuals with the talent and skills required to contribute to our continued growth and success.  EOE M/F/D/V