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Plumbing Estimator

Company: Sagamore
Location: Wakefield
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Sagamore Plumbing & Heating LLC is looking to add to our growing Estimating Department. Candidate must have strong knowledge of plumbing and NFPA codes. Have strong communication and organizational skills. Ability to work in a busy environment and adapt to frequent project changes. This position is available to work in either our Hingham or Wakefield office.

Here at Sagamore, we provide career opportunities to master your craft, earn competitive wages and make a real difference in the lives of our customers and our community. We are looking for employees who take pride in their work and see it as both an art and trade. You will work in an environment where your hard work is rewarded, recognized and appreciated. Your daily contributions will have a direct effect on the success of the company and your future. If you want to be part of something bigger than a just a job - make this career move and apply today!


  • Attends job site walkthroughs and pre-bid meetings.
  • Provides detailed take offs.
  • Solicit subcontractors and vendors for quotes on proposals
  • Review data to determine material and labor requirements and prepares itemized lists.
  • Compute cost factors and prepares estimates used for management purposes such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work; preparing bids; selecting vendors or subcontractors; and determining cost effectiveness.
  • Conducts special studies to develop and establish standard hour and related cost data or effect cost reductions.
  • Consults with clients, vendors, or other individuals to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.
  • Interfaces with other individuals in the organization to obtain support and commitment to the cost estimates.
  • Contributes to a centralized cost estimating database and a formal process to support cost estimating to ensure historical data is utilized.
  • Analyzes completed projects to compare estimated cost to actual cost and determine the reason for any discrepancies.
  • Provide improvement recommendations to cost estimating procedures to reduce future discrepancies between estimated and actual costs.
  • Identifies cost trends to assist management in cost reduction and process improvement efforts.
  • Thoroughly reads and understands RFPs and RFQs for preparation of proposals. QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Strong understanding in mechanical systems
    • Proficient in Quick Pen Estimating Software
    • Proficient in Office 365
    • 3-5 Years Experience
    • Familiarity with plumbing and NFPA codes
    • Valid Driver's License BENEFITS & PERKS:
      • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
      • Flexible Spending Account
      • 401k with Company Match
      • Profit Sharing Program
      • Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance
      • Company Paid Life Insurance
      • Holiday Pay

        To perform this job successfully, an 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.


        The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Performance of the required duties will require physical ability to regularly sit, use a computer and mouse, to occasionally climb permanent and temporary stairs, climb ladders, negotiate work areas under construction, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Occasionally requires passenger use of construction personnel hoists. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Performing this job regularly requires use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls, sit, talk, hear and stand. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

        Sagamore is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran

Keywords: Sagamore, Boston , Plumbing Estimator, Professions , Wakefield, Massachusetts

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