Mechanical Estimator (2019-AL-011)
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Birmingham, AL 35209
With a partnering approach, Robins & Morton works on healthcare and commercial construction projects of
sizes, creating a collaborative and transparent environment for everyone involved. Our R&M teams work
self-motivated spirit to ensure an exceptional partnering experience for our clients, design partners, trade
partners, and our employees.
We are looking for a Mechanical Estimator to collaborate with our clients, business partners & the R&M
team to ensure professionally delivered estimates in areas such as HVAC, Plumbing, Medical Gases, and Fire
Protection from conceptual through final construction bids.
If you are motivated to achieve large-scale successes through transparent communication, trusting
relationships and attention to detail, we are interested in you!
includes preparation of bid scopes, solicitation of qualified bidders, review of proposals, identifying and
valid costs savings suggestions. This position includes occasional participating in sales interviews for new
We are looking for an experienced, highly motivated candidate who will assist the Preconstruction Team,
primarily working on project mechanical estimates. Responsibilities include preparation of bid scopes,
solicitation of qualified bidders, review of proposals, identifying and pricing valid cost saving suggestions.
YOUR DAY-TO-DAY: (Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform the essential functions of the job)
Develop mechanical, plumbing and fire protection budgets during preconstruction phases of project.
Prepare detailed estimates utilizing current estimating software and mechanical database.
Develop comprehensive mechanical bid scopes for each project.
Assist project team in design decisions, field changes, constructability issues, cost options.
Develop and maintain relationships with trade partners and engineering consultants.
Prepare for and participate in interviews to clients.
Participate in project design coordination meetings.
Participate in GMP budgeting activities by soliciting trade partner support and evaluating bids.
Provide viable, cost effective alternatives including cost, schedule, maintenance, & life cycle implications.
Review project documents for completeness and compliance to project goals.
Participate in R&M learning & development opportunities.
Mentor less senior team members.
Represent Robins & Morton to trade partners through preconstruction process (bid scoping, cost
management, RFI’s, scheduling & sequencing, constructability, etc.).
Prepare & manage Mechanical Bid Analysis process, including scopes of work for all mechanical
WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TEAM: (Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals
disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job)
10+ Years of relevant experience in the mechanical construction and/or design field.
5+ Years of experience estimating medium to large healthcare projects and other related projects.
Knowledge of construction principles/practices.
Proficiency with software programs, including MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, etc.
Experience with estimating software (Timberline, Quick-Pen, OST, Procore, Assemble, etc.)
Experience working for or with subcontracts, trade partners and/or self-perform work.
Experience networking with industry peers.
Experience maintaining relationships with mechanical trade partner community.