Walsh Construction

Mechanical/Electrical Estimator

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Requisition ID
2016-1095
Position Type
Experienced - Full-Time
Category
Estimating
Division
Building

Overview

Walsh is currently seeking a Mechanical/Electrical Estimator for our Building Division in Chicago, IL.

The Mechanical Estimator will prepare estimates for mechanical work (Fire Protection, Plumbing, HVAC, and Building Automation Systems) for large Commercial, Residential, Healthcare, Transportation projects.

As a fourth-generation, family-owned business, Walsh recruits individuals who are seeking a small company feel with a large company backing.  Walsh is a successful fast-growing company at the forefront of technology and is committed to being the employer of choice to our employees and the builder of choice to our customers.

There are many compelling reasons why exceptional people should consider a career with our company:

  • Challenging, complex work
  • Creative and innovative problem-solving environment
  • Supportive, communicative managers who reward hard work
  • Opportunities for growth, training, and development
  • Flexibility in career path & progression
  • Opportunities to work and live all over the United States

Responsibilities

  • Specification and project drawing review and analysis.
  • Quantity takeoff and pricing of labor, materials, and equipment for comprehensive bid or budget proposals.
  • Evaluate and compare self-perform pricing versus subcontractor quotations.
  • Evaluate material quotations for compliance to specifications.
  • Develop cost savings strategies towards execution of the work.
  • Presentation and substantiation of estimates internally and/or externally with clients, design engineers, or venture partners.
  • Assist Chief/Lead estimators with preparation of all documentation of full bid solicitation and pricing proposal.
  • Develop and maintain subcontractor and vendor relationships.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil, Mechanical, or related 
  • 5+ years previous experience in mechanical work, 3 years of which includes relevant full time estimating duties

The Walsh Group offers competitive wages and benefits, including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Generous Vacation Time & Paid US Holidays
  • Company 401(k) Matching Contributions
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Maternity Leave Policy
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Term Life and AD&D Insurance

If hired by The Walsh Group, you must be in compliance with your employment location’s COVID-19 related requirements, if any.

 

The Walsh Group, Ltd. Is committed to providing equal opportunity to qualified applicants with disabilities to compete for jobs. To request a reasonable accommodation in completing this application, please contact the Human Resources Department at 312-563-5905 or hr@walshgroup.com.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer, Disability / Veteran

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