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POST DATE 8/27/2016
END DATE 11/1/2016

EMCOR Group Anaheim, CA

Anaheim, CA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)


About Us:

University Mechanical & Engineering Contractors, Inc., ( UMEC) is a specialty contractor operating in southern California, primarily in the commercial and industrial construction market. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of EMCOR Group, Inc., a Fortune 500 company. EMCOR is the world s leading provider of mechanical and electrical construction and facilities services, including planning, consulting, operations, and maintenance. UMEC designs, builds, and commissions mechanical systems including heating, ventilating and air conditioning ( HVAC), and plumbing and piping systems for commercial, institutional, high tech, industrial, and military clients.


University Mechanical is currently seeking an experienced Mechanical/Industrial Estimator for our Anaheim CA location.

Responsible for all phases of the estimating and bidding process including preconstruction services and performing estimate takeoffs. Thorough knowledge of the mechanical construction bidding processes is required. Specific expertise with Mechanical systems serving power plants, Cogeneration facilities, manufacturing facilities, clean rooms, cGMP facilities and process systems for Pharmaceutical and microelectronics facilities.


Bid document review, pre-bid meetings, client interface, quantity takeoff, material, equipment and subcontractor pricing, spreadsheet input and proposal preparation. Estimates will be prepared using Quote Express estimating software. Experience with Quote Express or Quickpen software is desired. Duties also include on site and/or In-house estimating where candidate will work with professionals in design firms on design-assist and design-build projects to direct the design to meet the budget. Estimator will also interface with UMEC s construction project teams and CAD detailing staff. Must have knowledge regarding safety, worker s compensation, insurance and bonding, materials as it pertains to bidding requirements. Other duties may be assigned.


To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Prefer a minimum of 3 to 5 years Mechanical Construction experience and proficiency in the preparation of large and complex bid proposals of all types.


Proficiency in: MS Word, MS Excel, Internet, Lotus Notes, and QuoteExpress windows-based piping and sheet metal estimating systems.


* Must possess excellent written and verbal communications skills.

* Maintains a professional manner in actions and appearance when representing UMEC.

* Must prioritize in a fast paced, hands-on, multi-task environment.

* Must have demonstrated ability to perform basic business mathematical functions.

* Must work with minimal supervision.

* Must be able to work independently or in groups under a fast paced work environment.

* Must effectively manage time and details.

* Must interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

* Must have organizational skills in handling & archiving technical data.

* Must comply with all operating policies, procedures, plans, and programs.


Must have the demonstrated ability to effectively communicate, cooperate, and collaborate with multiple levels of employees, clients, vendors, and suppliers.

We offer our employees a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. We are always looking for individuals with the talent and skills required to contribute to our continued growth and success. EOE M/F/Vet/Disabled

Please provide three references. Salary rate TBD.


As a Fortune 500 company, EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME) is a leader in mechanical and electrical construction, industrial and energy infrastructure, and building services.

EMCOR represents a rare combination of broad reach with local execution, combining the strength of an industry leader with the knowledge and care of 170+ locations.

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