• Senior Mechanical (MEP) Estimator

    Job Locations US-CO-Denver
    Posted Date 4 months ago(8/3/2018 1:32 PM)
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  • Overview

    Mortenson’s success is not a matter of luck; it’s a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service.

    Our foundation and culture are based upon our company values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work.

    It all starts with our exceptional people and exceptional teams. Mortenson has been voted a "best place to work" 38 times regionally over the past decade…

    …What are you waiting for?!



    Mortenson is currently seeking a Senior Mechanical Estimator in Denver, CO to add to our team. The Senior Estimator will provide leadership, coordination, and final preparation of trade estimates (mechanical, electrical and/or plumbing) on large and complex work projects.


    Lead estimating efforts on large and complex projects:

    • Provide conceptual estimates, detailed estimates, detailed self-perform work estimates and cost models
    • Organize, research and strategically plan for trade estimate preparation, pricing, scheduling and final submission to the customer.
    • Determine which subcontractors to include in bidding process
    • Determine pricing to be used in final estimate
    • Provide work assignments to the MEP estimating team and ensure accurate estimating information provided is incorporated into final estimate
      •  Includes, but not limited to:  quantity surveys and cost estimates, subcontractor proposals, research on tax laws, collective bargaining agreements, permits, etc
    • Write and submit Request for Information 

    Maintain regular interface and open communication:

    • Interface regularly with team members, owners, architects and engineers to ensure complete understanding of the project scope
    • Ensure that team members, including subcontractors, understand initial project requirements and ongoing updates to those requirements

    Other duties, as assigned including

    • Research and analyze historical project data for application to current project
    • Assist in selecting building systems
    • Assist in selecting software programs to be utilized
    • Assist in project scheduling



    • Associate or Bachelor degree in Estimating, Construction Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent is preferred 
    • Minimum six years in the estimating field, preferably experience with a Mechanical or Electrical Contractor
    • LEED AP, DBIA professional
    • Microsoft Office, project and pertinent web application skills at an intermediate level
    • Proficient with building/estimating techniques and software: ISqFt, ICE/Bid2Win, On-Screen Takeoff (OST), Bluebeam/PDF, Google Earth
    • Proven ability to fulfill all responsibilities for multiple, complex projects
    • Detail orientated sufficient to organize and manage multiple project tasks
    • Possess basic understanding of construction law and generally accepted business practices


    Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer


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