HVAC Installation Manager

Location: Danbury, CT

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for estimating mechanical work for our Mechanical Contractor Client. The role involves producing high-quality, competitively-priced estimates for mechanical, HVAC, and plumbing projects in a dynamic economic environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

- Attend pre-bid or team scope review meetings to fully understand the project requirements, even with limited information.

- Review and comprehend all project bid documents.

- Source and notify subcontractors and vendors about bid opportunities for outsourced work.

- Complete estimate takeoff using computerized on-screen estimating within specified time limits.

- Collaborate with other estimators, company divisions, and departments as part of the team.

- Compile and finalize the estimate within the given deadline and participate in bid day reviews with management.

- Evaluate subcontractor and vendor bids for adherence to work scope, schedule, specifications, and other bid requirements.

- Conduct value engineering analysis for the customer's benefit.

- Develop the scope of work narrative.

- Assist field operations with the estimate after bid award.

- Meet proposal due date schedules.

- Anticipate estimate requirements with limited information.

- Understand overall customer satisfaction requirements while paying attention to detail.


- 10+ years of experience in Mechanical estimating, specifically in industrial, HVAC, and/or plumbing estimating.

- Expertise in process piping estimation.

- Thorough knowledge of estimating for Design-Build and plan spec projects.

- Proficient in computer skills, including spreadsheets and computerized on-screen takeoff programs.

- Able to produce accurate, timely, and competitive estimates with minimal data.

- Ability to anticipate requirements and cost components of Design-Build projects.

- Excellent communication skills with customers, vendors, subcontractors, general contractors, and owners.

- Familiarity with HVAC, industrial, and plumbing piping systems.

- Preferred: 10+ years of experience in heavy industrial, HVAC, and/or plumbing estimating.

- Preferred: Experience as a process piping estimator.

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