Mechanical/HVAC Estimator

Peaden Air Conditioning, Plumbing & Electrical - Pensacola, FL


Peaden offers full scale HVAC, Electrical and Plumbing services as a premiere MEP contractor in the Gulf Coast with highly proficient and professional employees. We strive to build lasting relationships with customers through honesty and integrity.

We are looking for an experienced mechanical estimator to join our construction team. As a Mechanical Estimator, you will prepare plan and spec and design-build style estimates for commercial mechanical systems.

You will:

  • Prepare cost estimates for HVAC systems to include duct work, plumbing and piping systems, and equipment for commercial and residential projects (i.e., installations, retrofits, and equipment replacements).
  • Account for labor, material, equipment, subcontractors, and other direct costs within estimates.
  • Review plans and specifications to determine the scope of work.
  • Perform field surveys for the development of project estimates.
  • Take-off material and provide accurate quantity surveys. Adjust labor production factors based on the degree of difficulty.
  • Coordinate with subcontractors and suppliers to ensure accurate and competitive pricing.
  • Submit proposals to customers, finalize pricing and complete internal setups promptly.
  • Develop, maintain and strengthen relationships with key owner direct customers, equipment/material suppliers and general contractors, as well as create strong partnerships with select engineers and vendors.


  • 4 year degree in mechanical engineering, preferred
  • 10 years of field experience, preferred
  • Able to read and understand blue prints and specifications
  • Have proficiency in using computers and Microsoft Office
  • Possess good communication skills with an outgoing personality and a positive attitude
  • Have a valid Driver's License
  • Must pass drug test and be willing to participate in the company's drug-free workplace program

Company Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Company paid Long Term Disability
  • Company paid Life Insurance
  • 401K plan with company match
  • Paid vacation and holidays


Mathematics -Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.

Engineering and Technology -Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.

English Language -Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

Economics and Accounting -Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.

Computers and Electronics -Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

Administration and Management -Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.

Design -Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principals involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.

Production and Processing -Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.

Building and Construction -Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of commercial and residential structures.

Peaden provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Peaden is a drug-free workplace.

Job Type: Full-time