TDIndustries, Inc

  • Estimator I

    Job Locations US-TX-San Antonio
    Req Number
    Regular Full-Time
  • Job Summary

    Produces detailed material and labor estimates for mechanical and plumbing systems. Produces a conceptual estimate based on available information, historical data, experience and basic known engineering concepts, if plans are not available. Estimates include materials, consumables, incorporated equipment and labor, direct and indirect costs.

    Company Overview

    Established in 1946, TDIndustries has developed into one of America's  premier Mechanical Construction and Facility Services companies serving clients through the full life-cycle of a facility, to include engineering, construction, operations and maintenance.  For 70 years, our employee-owned company has provided innovative services that optimize the performance of world-class mechanical and electrical systems that serve healthcare facilities, hotels, schools, sports arenas, mission critical facilities and industrial complexes and other essential institutions.


    Our employees, whom we call “Partners” are the heart of our success and what sets us apart from our competitors. FORTUNE Magazine recognized TDIndustries as one of the "100 Best Places to Work", "Top 50 Training Organizations" and "Top 30 Companies to Retire From" due to our solid commitment to the personal and professional development of each employee.

    Essential Duties

    • Produces project estimates using prescribed forms, industry recognized techniques, company processes and procedures. Assesses final estimate for project compliance, reasonable and complete use of materials, pricing and total value as compared to similar work. Monitors all addenda, scope changes and bid forms to ensure they are processed and incorporated into the estimate in a timely manner.
    • Provides advice on vendor selection and obtains and reviews pricing quotes. Reviews all vendor proposals to identify technical compliance.
    • Reviews project plans and specifications to gain a complete understanding of the project's scope. Assists with scope qualifications, exclusions and final pricings while working with the business development team to finalize proposals. Reviews architectural, structural and civil documents to examine their impact on the mechanical and plumbing scope of work.
    • Communicates all project issues, up and down, to the appropriate personnel in a timely manner. Reports issues to customers concerning project specifications, project scope, reports, value engineering possibilities, timelines or other items pertaining to a bid.
    • Identifies, develops and communicates policies and procedures for continuous improvement including project cost savings opportunities.
    • Organizes and maintains estimating project files in a clear and coherent manner.
    • Monitors and maintains current technical knowledge of piping, plumbing and sheet metal estimating, installation practices and procedures.
    • Assists with project turnover to project management and field.

    Minimum Requirements

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management, Construction Science, Mechanical Engineering or related field preferred.
    • 0-2 years of experience.


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