Plumbing Estimator in Salem, OR at GPAC

Date Posted: 9/16/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Salem, OR
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Job Description


Plumbing Estimator needed ASAP for a well-respected, growing mechanical company! This company has many years of proven excellence and shows no signs of slowing down!!

Do you bring 2+ years of Plumbing Estimation experience?

If so, I want to hear from you!

A reputable mechanical comapny is seeking an experienced Plumbing Estimator to manage and deliver exceptional results. They have amazing benfits, family oriented work culture as well as competitive pay!


  • Develops a bid schedule in consultation with Department Head. Responsible for procuring and returning plans for projects to estimate.
  • Prepares project estimates in a timely manner by engaging in detailed and accurate plan take-off, and solicitation of appropriate material, equipment and sub-contractor pricing.
  • Updates material pricing and labor rates on regular intervals to reflect recent changes.
  • Responsible for maintaining estimating system, including software.
  • Prices change orders on large projects.
  • Evaluates bid results to track pricing levels. Maintains project bid database for future reference.
  • Coordinates with the CADD department to insure that the installation drawings are the same or similar to the estimated drawings.
  • Evaluates completed job costs against estimated budgeted costs to aid in future estimating.
  • Develops "rules of thumb" estimating techniques and criteria for budget estimating.
  • Interacts with shop and field personnel to develop better understanding of fabrication and installation techniques to aid in estimating.


  • Minimum two years technical education in engineering field, construction management coursework or completion of apprenticeship in a respective discipline. Prior estimating experience in the plumbing / piping industry preferred.
  • Analytical and problem solving, strong interpersonal, and verbal and written communication skills.
  • General computer skills required with a good working knowledge of Excel, Microsoft Word, Outlook and a good understanding of CAD/BIM software technology.
  • Scope Data (budget accountability, operating revenues, organizational unit responsibility, number of employees supervised, other pertinent numeric data):
  • Wide range of project budgets.
  • 120 - 200 estimates per year based on size.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States for the past 30 years. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.