Fire Sprinkler Estimator
Company: Pro-Craft Construction
Posted on: May 10, 2022
The Fire Sprinkler Estimator will be performing fire system
estimating in several areas of the construction industry. Having
the ability to analyze and evaluate all aspects of potential
projects and to set up pricing ensuring Pro-Craft Construction
remains competitive and profitable. This person is motivated and
looking to grow the business while managing the quality and
consistency of products and service delivery in accordance with
Pro-Craft Constructions standards providing customers with an
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Develop project estimates
Develop project labor and material values.
Request quotes for system components, equipment, and large material
purchases from vendors.
Attend if necessary on-site walk-through
Review all RFI's for project understanding, costs, and risks.
Review bid documents, Contracts, and Letters of Intent to verify
the scope of the projects.
Attend meetings with various owners, developers, & general
contractors if required
Complete accurate estimate takeoff using onscreen estimating
Evaluate and communicate project risk- Manage multiple bids while
meeting rigorous deadlines in a high-pressure work environment
Organize previous takeoffs and estimates for future project review
and time study
Perform subcontractor and vendor estimate reviews
Assist in developing initial budgets and estimates for design-build
projects- Review cost estimates with management for potential scope
gaps and finalize bid for submission
Analyze subcontractor scope and select completer and more
Understand the workings and sequencing of a project including
construction schedule, tie-in, and shutdowns.
Obtain and negotiate the best possible pricing from suppliers and
subcontractors within the company Code of Ethics.
Implement safety operations and assist the company with overseeing
best workplace and job site safety practices.
Travel to bidding "job walks", job site assessments and
prepare/take notes and photographs for bidding and work use.
Read, analyze, and interpret contract documents, including all
disciplines of construction drawings and specifications.
Work with and comprehend mathematical concepts including hydraulic
calculations and project cost analysis.
Develop positive and ongoing relationships with customers to ensure
Provide fire sprinkler designs with AutoCAD, HydraCAD, and
Provide lists for fabrication and coordinate between the trades
Other duties as assigned
MUST - have a strong background and be experienced with Microsoft
Office/excel and windows.
Applicant - MUST - have hands-on field experience with fire
MUST - have experience in project cost estimating for Fire
Sprinkler System installation, repair and service, overhead
systems, and underground firewater.
Experience working on public works, various utility companies.
Understanding of NFPA, all regulations, and codes related to Fire
Sprinklers and Fire Safety.
A clear understanding of contracting, public and private,
design-build, design-assist, maintenance contracts, design,
engineer, fabrication, and logistics.
Knowledge in rates of production, units of cost, the value of work
to be estimated and completed.
Demonstrates leadership and communication skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to
work well with others.
Excellent communicator, self-motivated individual with great
Able to build and retain excellent contractor relationships.
Associate or Technical Degree in a technical or business discipline
preferred or equivalent experience. Examples include Architectural,
Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Construction Management
5+ years of Fire Protection design in education, healthcare,
hospitality, and commercial marketplace experience required
NICET certification preferred
AutoCAD experience and/or Hydratec Experience required
Valid driver's license and excellent driving record
Candidates must successfully complete an employment background
Only applicants who possess the minimum qualifications will be
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $70,000.00 - $120,000 per year
Keywords: Pro-Craft Construction, Redlands , Fire Sprinkler Estimator, Professions , Redlands, California
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