Primary Duties:  The following is a list of most of the duties that may be asked of this position:

  • Review specifications, drawings and attend pre-bid meetings to determine the scope of work required for contents of the estimate.
  • Perform takeoffs on plans and drawings
  • Solicit vendor/subcontractor quotes in preparation for project bidding.
  • Check bid documents for accuracy and completeness before bidding.
  • Coordinate equipment selection, pricing, and integration of controls for the project.
  • Assemble and prepare quotes and bids.
  • Submit bids to customers and follow up to secure the project.
  • Respond to customer inquiries.
  • Review contracts and prepare the project for turn over to project managers and engineering.
  • Create detailed cost estimate based on well-defined scope.
  • Identify potential cost saving opportunities and/or risk items that will occur on various projects.
  • Document work by maintaining files for each job.
  • Work with our Energy Engineer to determine if Utility Incentives are available for the project.

ACES employee job expectations:

  • Practices ACES core values (Communication, Loyalty, Respect, Innovation, Reliability, Judgment) during working hours as well as representing ACES in everyday life.
  • Efficiently fulfills all roles and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Can effectively delegate to other members of the ACES team when appropriate.
  • Ability to read and understand mechanical, electrical, and architectural plans.

Skills or Abilities required for this Position: 

Personable and good phone communication skills.  Strong technical background in HVAC controls systems. Basic computer skills and working knowledge of the following programs: MS Visio, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, Web CTRL, View Builder. Knowledge of BAS Controls is preferred. Able to learn new systems and processes quickly.

Experience required for this Position:  2 years experience as a Project Estimator

Training or Education required for this Position:  Degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology.  

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.