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Mechanical Estimator

Lenexa, KS | Full Time
14 Days Ago

Job Description

P1 Group is looking for a Mechanical Construction Estimator to support our Lenexa, Kansas office.

This could potentially be a remote work position. 

Join our P1 Group Team!

Since 1919, P1 Group, Inc. has created a proud tradition, outstanding reputation and proven performance record in the electrical and mechanical construction and building service industries. P1 Group has established itself as one of the premier contractors both locally and across the nation. Offering a challenging and fast-paced work environment, P1 Group takes pride in its ability to maintain a high standard of excellence along with an ethical and friendly business culture. Additionally, the safety program, which includes a full-time staff, has helped the company win numerous national safety awards.

P1 Group, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability. 

We have a competitive compensation and benefit package.


Job Summary:

  • Computes cost factors and prepares construction estimates used for management purposes such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work; preparing bids; selecting vendors or subcontractors; and determining cost effectiveness.
  • Leads the estimators and other staff assigned to his or her estimating team; manages their work assignments, performance and resources; and coordinates their training.
  • Works with the Marketing Department to review market potential and possibilities for bids which fit the company’s strategic goals.
  • Promotes the company’s capabilities and expertise when dealing directly with key decision makers in the owner or general contracting companies.
  • Consults with clients, vendors, or other individuals to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.
  • Identifies cost trends to assist management in cost reduction and process improvement efforts.

Position Qualifications:

  • Education:
    • High school diploma or GED equivalent is required.
    • Meet one of the following requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree in a construction or mechanical engineering related discipline, OR
      • At least five years of mechanical construction/service field trade experience/training/education, OR
      • Equivalent combination of the above.
  • Direct Experience:  Five or more years of mechanical construction estimating experience while employed by a mechanical construction contractor is required. Industrial, Healthcare, Mission Critical, Government and Heavy Commercial experience is a plus.  Accustomed to successfully bidding on non-residential projects that are at least $250,000 or more in cost.  General contractors or roles coordinating with mechanical subcontractors do not meet this requirement.
  • Accubid Enterprise experience is a HUGE plus but is not required.
  • Computer Skills:  Must have accurate typing skills and be proficient in using database, email, internet, spreadsheet, and word processing applications, specifically Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook and Windows) and be willing to learn new software applications.  
  • Must be able to satisfactorily pass a criminal background check and drug screen.
  • Must be able to satisfactorily pass a motor vehicle record check.  Must be able to meet P1 Group qualifications to operate a vehicle on company business. Must be at least 18 years of age.  Must possess a valid driver’s license.  Must have access to drive a well maintained vehicle.  Must have up to date registration with the local Department of Motor Vehicles.  Both the candidate and the vehicle must be currently covered on a personal insurance policy.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to access job openings or apply for a job on this site as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by contacting Human Resources: email or call: 913-275-5694.

Skills for Mechanical Estimator

The job skills required for Mechanical Estimator include Construction Estimating, Bidding, Microsoft Office, Scheduling, Planning,and background check etc. Having related job skills and expertise will give you an advantage when applying to be a Mechanical Estimator. That makes you unique and can impact how much salary you can get paid. Below are job openings related to skills required by Mechanical Estimator. Select any job title you are interested in and start to search job requirements.

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