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LOCATION: Portland


JOB TYPE: Full Time


Essential Responsibilities

  • Review and evaluate cost estimates

  • Consistently develop estimates that accurately reflect scope of work

  • Communicate and document the estimate scope, details, approach, and identify unique risks and opportunities

  • Communicate with trade partners and Alliant personnel regarding new and current projects

  • Complete take-offs to gather information for estimate

  • Timely completion of estimates

  • Produce conceptual drawings for plumbing and HVAC systems

  • Manage bid pricing from vendors

  • Performs with a sense of urgency to meet estimate deliverables

  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with vendors and co-workers


Qualification Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

  • 3+ years mechanical estimating experience

  • Engineering and/or design experience with respect to plumbing and mechanical systems

  • Comprehensive knowledge of mechanical systems principles and applications

  • Understanding of ductwork manufacturing and SMACNA standards

  • Understanding of piping and plumbing systems

  • A track record of delivering complete, accurate, timely, and detailed estimates

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

  • Proficient in performing quantitative take-off’s

  • Experience evaluating and applying labor productivity factors, establishing general conditions, and determining site logistic approaches to integrate into the overall cost basis for each estimate

  • Good problem-solving skills

  • Strong math skills

  • Knowledge of building codes

  • Ability to take initiative, respond to issues, constraints, and opportunities

  • Detail oriented – able to drill down without losing sight of the big picture

  • Strong personal management and organizational skills

  • Creative thinker with ability to work in a close-in environment

  • Perform additional tasks as assigned

Employee Benefits

Alliant Systems presently provides coverage for:

  • Medical and dental

  • 401k retirement plan

  • Holiday, vacation, and sick leave

  • Short and long-term disability insurance

  • Employee and dependent Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program for employee and dependents

  • Flexible spending program

  • Transportation program

All non-union new hires must pass a drug test

This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended as an employment contract nor is it intended to describe all duties someone in this position would perform. All employees of Alliant Systems are expected to perform tasks as assigned by supervisory / management personnel regardless of job title or routine job duties.

Alliant Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Alliant participates in E-Verify

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