• Mechanical Estimator

    Job Locations US-TX-La Porte
    Requisition ID
    Industrial Maintenance
  • Overview

    Austin Industrial is a leading General Contractor that provides construction, maintenance, turnaround and plant services within the oil, gas, chemical, power, and manufacturing industries. We are currently seeking an experienced Mechanical Estimator (Piping and Civil). This position is responsible to plan and coordinate the company's estimating and proposal program by providing technical and administrative direction to ensure corporate objectives are met.  Position based in La Porte, TX corporate office.



    • Own the bid / proposal through the entire cycle - from RFP through submittal to the customer.
    • Adhere to the project estimating plan and guide the estimating and proposal process to prepare a “winning” proposal.
    • Ensure final estimate packages / proposals are responsive to the RFP – thorough, accurate, staffing, financial considerations, quality and complete.
    • Participate in weekly progress meetings.
    • Compile project data for weekly and monthly reports.
    • Completes detailed quantity take-offs of engineering documentation.
    • Prepares project estimate and proposal including direct hire, subcontracted and procured services and materials.
    • Coordinates with project team members to understand and develop the final scope of work.
    • Collaborates with key project / program stakeholders to create team alignment on proposed execution strategy.
    • Performs additional duties as instructed by Austin Management.

    Administrative Responsibilities: Administers the Estimator functions including the following (other duties may be assigned):

    • Plan, coordinate and execute estimating and proposal systems and methods according to project standards and policies.
    • Develop, implement and drive continuous improvement of estimating standards, policies, processes, tools and techniques. 



    • Four year degree preferred or equivalent combination of technical and / or related experience.
    • 3+ years of mechanical (structural steel, civil/concrete, piping, and equipment) estimating experience for a GC on industrial construction projects / programs.
    • Experience with RFP’s, P&ID, blueprint reading, material take-off’s, lump sum bidding, hard money, control budgets, technical writing and construction estimating.
    • Ability to multi-task and manage several projects effectively.
    • Proven track record to work independently and ability to meet established deadlines.
    • Detailed oriented.
    • Proficient with all Microsoft Office Applications and a working knowledge of estimating and integrated project management computer software applications.

    Austin Industrial is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Austin Industrial Notice of E-Verify participation.


    No agency inquiries please.


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