Fire Protection Estimator

Job Description

An Estimator is responsible for estimation and takeoffs of HVAC and/or plumbing jobs. The individual should have a good understanding of all aspects of mechanical contracting and be able to communicate effectively with contractors, designers, owners and job-site personnel, representing TP Mechanical Contractors in a professional manner.

Responsibilities for this position also include:

  • Job takeoffs and pricing.
  • Obtain quotes from subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Stays current with all estimating software and attends training as needed and/or required.
  • Works with VP of Estimating as needed on Estimating database development and maintenance.
  • Works with VP of Estimating to develop estimating spreadsheets and instructs Project Managers in the use of the spreadsheets as needed.
  • Works with VP of Estimating to ensure smooth and timely project turnover from Estimating to Project Management.

Job Snapshot

Employee Type:

Cincinnati, OH

Job Type:
Design, Engineering

Not Specified

Date Posted:

Job Requirements

Experience/Qualifications Required:

  • 5 years commercial experience in plumbing or heating estimation or completion of approved apprenticeship program and 3 years experience as a Journeyman
  • 1 – 2 year prior estimating experience

Job Skills:

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints
  • Knowledge of general plumbing and piping installation
  • Good math ability
  • Good computer skills (knowledgeable with Microsoft Excel)
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Estimation and/or Quicken experience preferred


  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
  • Journeyman Plumber license or equivalent experience
  • Journeyman HVAC license or equivalent experience

Physical Requirements:

  • Eyesight correctable to 20/50
  • Capable of job site tours, climbing ladders and on/off equipment, etc

Special Requirements:

  • Valid Drivers License

For these desirable skills, TP Mechanical Contractors will offer a competitive salary along with a full benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, short term disability, long term disability, 401k with company match, paid vacations and holidays. This is an exceptional opportunity to make a real impact with a strong and growing organization that has been in business for over 60 years!

Interested candidates should submit their resume to hrdept@tpmechanical.com fax to (513) 851-0612 Attn: HR/FP Estimator.

TP Mechanical Contractors is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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