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The Waldinger Corporation Estimator - Mechanical in Des Moines, Iowa

Estimator - Mechanical

Rapidly growing mechanical industry leader seeks an Estimator to perform mechanical take-offs and accurately build pre-construction/construction documents across a wide range of commercial projects. The main goal is to provide detailed reports that will enable the corporation to make informed decisions to enhance profitability and growth. Key duties include:

  • Review mechanical drawings/specifications to prepare quantity take-offs

  • Incorporate feedback from various departments to better provide accurate quotes, pricing and information to the client

  • Perform detailed cost estimates by breaking down items of work on an orderly and logical basis

  • Identify and compute costs after reviewing specific labor, material and time requirements

  • Obtain quotes for materials, services and sources

  • Maintain a cost database for future reference

  • While utilizing Waldinger standards, assist with process improvement and the development of procedures.

Extremely competitive pay with profit sharing and strong benefits <<

Primary qualifications include:

  • An Engineering or Construction Management degree is preferred

  • 2 years experience/knowledge of plumbing and piping systems

  • A working knowledge of computerized Estimating Systems

  • Demonstrated understanding of Construction Documents

  • The ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Good communications skills, both written and verbal

  • Computer proficiency in M.S. Office

  • The ability to work alone as well as with others in a professional manner

  • Organized with good attention to details

  • Responsiveness to both internal and external customers


Health Insurance, Term Life Insurance, Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Dependent Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability Insurance, Profit Sharing Plan, 401-K Plan, Flexible Benefits Plan, Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Leave, Health Club Reimbursements Plan, Tuition Reimbursement Plan, Free Parking

The Waldinger Corporation is an EOE, including disability/vets.

The Waldinger Corporation participates in E-Verify.

Address:2601 Bell Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50321