Plumbing and Heating Estimator

M Force


Commercial Plumbing and Heating Estimator needed for a company in Knoxville, TN.  Starting salary range will depend on experience, education and training (Range $75,000 to $85,000).

Job Description: Estimators will work with other team members to develop and execute detailed proposals on complex projects.



  • Attend turn-over meeting formally handling over the project to the designated Project Manager.
  • Review and understand the scope, contractual, and notice provisions of the contract.
  • Responsible for detailed and accurate quality takeoffs, proposals and bids.
  • Responsible for subcontractor and vendor bid solicitations.
  • Develop and implement bid strategies.
  • Attend and gather information from onsite pre-bid meetings and obtain the required training and background checks required to access to these facilities.
  • Be able to accurately clarify and interpret subcontractor and vendor quotes and verify specifications and ensure owner requirements are being met.
  • Facilitate bid review meetings.
  • Identify critical items of the bid.
  • Read and understand project specifications and construction drawings and be able to perform basic risk analysis.
  • Submit and incorporate bid items into the estimating software.
  • Calmly and constructively manage disagreements, conflicts, and crises as required.



  • Degree in Business and/or Management
  • 5+ years’ experience in a related field
  • Adept at multi-tasking in fast paced environment, able to plan, prioritize, and organize individual and group activities and processes
  • Able to work independently and across multiple teams and levels within and outside of the organization and also take initiative on projects
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

M Force Staffing is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, are encouraged to apply. In addition to federal law requirements, M Force Staffing complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. M Force Staffing is an E-Verify Employer

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