Plumbing Estimator in Richmond, VA at Atlantic Constructors, Inc.

Date Posted: 2/5/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Richmond, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/5/2021

Job Description

Atlantic Constructors is seeking dynamic, motivated, career minded individuals to join our expanding team! Atlantic Constructors has been recognized as an industry leader in the Mid-Atlantic Region for over 50 years.

Summary/Objective:

The Plumbing Estimator will be responsible for providing complete estimates for bids on commercial and/or industrial projects assigned by the Estimating Manager. Projects include Office, College and University Facilities, Healthcare, Laboratories, Data Centers, Central Plants and Industrial/Manufacturing Plants.

Essential Functions:

  • Projects involved include Office, College and University Facilities, Healthcare, Government, Laboratories, Data Centers, and Industrial/Manufacturing plants
  • Reviews all construction documents including Instructions To Bidders, Bid Forms and Issued Scopes of Work
  • Solicits subcontractor and vendor quotations to ensure coverage on all scopes of work
  • Distributes plans, specifications, and addenda to subcontractors and vendors via company ftp website and/or email
  • Participates in pre-bid meetings and site visits which may result in travel time on occasions
  • Works as part of a team to coordinate scope of work between in-house trades (Sheet Metal, Piping, Electrical, Fire Protection, Steel) as required
  • Take-off plumbing fixtures, equipment, drainage specials and material for trade specific scope of work utilizing the Trimble Autobid computerized estimating system.
  • Enters all material, labor, sub pricing, vendor pricing, and equipment rentals into bid summary before bid due date
  • Reviews all take-off and pricing for completeness on all self-performed work
  • Reviews in detail subcontractor and vendor quotations for full compliance with the plans and specifications
  • Assists in developing scope of work for all proposals
  • Upon project award, assist in procurement of subs, equipment and plumbing specialties.
  • Enters estimate into job cost control program and participate in turnover meetings with the operations team
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibility: No

Required:

  • Minimum of 5+ years’ experience in Estimating and Pre-Construction duties; and/or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience in providing budgets, value management ideas, construction schedules, and manpower projections
  • Thorough knowledge in commercial plumbing construction, shop fabrication and basic plumbing design
  • Knowledge and understanding of the International Plumbing Code (IPC)
  • A solid understanding of Architectural, Structural, Plumbing, HVAC and Electrical drawings and plumbing riser diagrams
  • Strong technical writing and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and Bluebeam software programs
  • Must be able to meet critical deadlines
  • Must be able to multi-task, work with minimal supervision, follow written and oral instructions, show attention to detail and demonstrate problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to pass post-offer pre-employment drug screening, and may be required to satisfactorily complete additional background checks as required (i.e. DMV, criminal history)
  • Must adhere to all company policy and procedures
  • Must be available to work assigned schedules and extended hours on an “as needed” basis”

The work environment and physical demands required would be representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, and may include, but are not limited to the following:

Work Environment:

  • Work in a professional office environment using standard office equipment
  • Position will require periodic visits to construction and industrial work sites

Physical Demands:

  • This role uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photo/print copiers, email and teleconferencing. Site visits will require walking through existing buildings, industrial plants and/or on-going construction sites. This will involve stairs and at times ladders on multiple floors/levels.

Travel:

  • May require local travel and on rare occasion overnight travel

Preferred:

  • Field experience in the plumbing trade
  • AAS or BS Degree in Engineering, Construction Management or other related discipline
  • Experience with MS Project or other scheduling software
  • Prior military experience 

Benefits:

Atlantic Constructors offers competitive benefits, for more information check out our comprehensive list on our website.  


At this time, Atlantic Constructors, Inc. will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization (work visas) for any position.

Atlantic Constructors, Inc. is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or other related medical conditions), genetic information, sexual orientation/gender identity, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you would like an accommodation or any assistance in order to apply for a job, please call 1-877-WRK-4ACI for assistance, or fax your requested accommodation to 804-523-8781. Nothing contained herein is to be construed as an offer of employment or a binding contract of employment for a specific period of time. Employment can be terminated by either the employee or the employer at any time, for any reason, with or without notice.

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