Mechanical/Plumbing Estimator

Clover Contracting, Inc. - Fairfax, VA

Full-time$80,000 - $110,000 a year

Clover Contracting, Inc

Fairfax, VA

Point of contact:

Daniel McGuire, Pres 703-926-5223

Mechanical/Plumbing Estimator

Full time

Position Summary:

Experience with assessing projects, preparing cost estimates, and bidding to win contracts in commercial and residential construction projects. Preferred candidates will have experience in construction with an emphasis in HVAC/Plumbing and have a working knowledge of computers. Additional training will be provided as needed.

Daily Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Analyzing drawings and other data to prepare time, cost, materials, and labor estimates
  • Consult with contractors and subcontractors on changes and adjustments to cost estimates
  • Review proposals to find the most cost-efficient way to complete projects for bidding.
  • Communicate with vendors, personnel in other departments or construction superintendents/ engineers to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues
  • Prepare proposal folders, finalize estimates for prospective projects
  • Additional tasks as determined by senior estimators
  • Occasional site visits (when required)

Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience with estimating software: Quotesoft, Blue Beam, etc. (preferred)
  • Must be able to complete basic mathematical functions
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Maturity to work without constant supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Organized individual with Analytical skills
  • Very high attention to detail
  • Time management


  • 7 years of estimating experience
  • Previous field experience helpful
  • Employer will provide comprehensive training as needed by new hire


  • Optimal health, vision and dental care insurance programs
  • Incentive bonuses
  • 401K with Employer match
  • additional benefits upon employment

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $80,000.00 to $105,000.00 /year


  • estimation: 5 years (Preferred)


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Preferred)