Fire Protection Estimator



Fire Protection Estimator

Job Description

Responsible for estimation and takeoffs of Fire Sprinkler Systems. The individual should have a good understanding of all aspects of fire sprinkler and 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.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Job Snapshot

Employee Type:

Cincinnati, OH
Dayton, OH

At least 5 years

Date Posted:

Job Requirements

Experience/Qualifications Required

  • 5 years’ experience in fire protection design.
  • NFPA 13, NFPA 13R, NFPA 14
  • Field experience is a plus!
  • 5 years prior estimating experience.
  • Stable work history.

Job Skills

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints
  • Design knowledge of fire protection systems.
  • Good math ability
  • Good computer skills (knowledgeable with Microsoft Excel)
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong organizational skills


  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
  • NICET Level I, II or II is a plus

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 or fax to (513) 851-0612 Attn: HR/FP Estimator.

TP Mechanical Contractors is an Equal Opportunity Employer.