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HVAC Controls Estimator in Owings Mills, MD at BetterJobs

Date Posted: 2/12/2019

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Job Description

Interested in being part of a top performing branch that is experiencing explosive growth? Looking for a new career in Building Automation Systems Estimating with a company that offers excellent compensation, a great benefits, and more? This is truly an excellent opportunity to join a growing Maryland based team as a Building Automation Controls Estimator. Estimating experience in HVAC controls/DDC systems is required.

Compensation commensurate with experience, in the $85,000 range.

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Prepare clear and concise estimates by gathering all necessary information, including prints and specs, and RFI's, defining feasibility of projects and profitability
  • Establish and maintain subcontractor and vendor relationships
  • Coordinate and verify subcontractor quotations and scopes of work.
  • Develop technical proposals and detailed scope letters
  • May attend sales calls, pre-bid meetings and site assessments for potential projects
  • Call on consulting engineers, general contractors, and mechanical contractors obtaining potential project information vital to future sales.
  • Negotiate with contractors in order to strengthen chances of project award.
  • Consults with Operations, Engineering and Sales groups throughout estimation process
  • Generate preliminary construction schedule
  • Attend various meetings throughout project, including hand-off and design review


  • Strong technical background in HVAC control systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs including but not limited to, Access, Project, Word and Excel
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Capable of reading blueprints
  • Good conceptual aptitude

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent; mechanical engineering degree or equivalent work experience desired.
  • Knowledge of HVAC energy management and Building Automation systems technologies and codes
  • Proficient in BAS Estimating
  • Authorized to work in the US for any company
  • Ability to pass background check and drug screen
  • Valid driver s license

Company provides competitive salary, bonus, excellent benefits, generous PTO, 401K + match with immediate vesting, and more.