Alberici Constructors, Inc.

Mechanical Estimator

1 month ago
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The Mechanical Estimator is responsible for estimating mechanical requirements for purchased, leased equipment or portions of contract proposal estimates.


  • Reviews safety requirements, solicits suppliers and subcontractors, prepares quantity surveys, and prepares preliminary construction schedules
  • Assists in the preparation/coordination of cost estimates
  • Prepares quantity take-off of materials, identifies subcontracted work as required in the bid tendering process
  • Reviews proposal specifications and drawings to determine scope of work
  • Prepares mechanical and piping estimations from process flow sheets and process/piping and instrumentation diagrams
  • Prepares labour hour calculations and crew durations for costing
  • Prepares quantity take-offs for costing as well for tendering budgetary pricing
  • Assists with inputs for project scope change estimates
  • Participates in preliminary pricing of quantities and assists with preparing general & special conditions cost estimate
  • Reviews bonding and insurance requirements under the direction of the Mechanical Manager
  • Attends meetings, including pre-tender, bid strategy, pricing review and subcontractor scope review meetings
  • Obtain labour rates and appropriate “add-ons” (e.g. labour burdens, small tools, insurances, and bonding) to be used in preliminary pricing of quantities
  • Assists on Bid Day with the solicitation of subcontractors/suppliers and bid analysis
  • Assists the Mechanical Manager deliver bid before specified closing time, and maintains confidentiality of subcontractor/supplier bid pricing
  • Participates in turn-over meetings to Operations
  • Participates in buy-out process on successful bids, under the direction of the Senior Project Manager, Mechanical
  • Develops and maintains relationships with key subcontractors and suppliers to ensure competitive pricing
  • Addresses addendums, change orders, etc.
  • Performs customer follow-up of proposals


Post-secondary degree/diploma in Mechanical Engineering and 5 years related estimating experience in heavy industrial construction or equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous site experience is an asset.


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