Mechanical Estimator

Baltimore, MD • Washington DC

Posted Mar 10, 2023

DPR Construction is seeking a mechanical estimator with at least 8+ years of experience estimating for technical commercial construction projects. Process piping experience is desirable. The mechanical estimator will create estimates for technical commercial projects within our core markets of: healthcare, higher education, advanced technology, bio-pharmaceutical, and corporate offices. The incumbent will work closely with the regional management team and all members of the pre-construction / estimating team.

  • Conceptual budgeting / estimating.
  • Conceptual design assistance.
  • Design development through construction document estimating (quantification and pricing).
  • Interaction with subcontractor / equipment vendor community in multiple DPR office regions throughout the Northeast corridor.
  • Presentation of estimates/budgets with owners/consultants.
  • Preparation and analysis (scoping) of mechanical, plumbing, fire sprinkler, HVAC and automatic temperature controls bid packages.
  • Value management of estimates produced.
  • Subcontractor procurement.


We are looking for a flexible, detail-oriented team player with the ability to manage multiple tasks, produce quality work, and consistently meet deadlines. The successful candidate will possess:

  • Excellent listening skills and strong communication skills.
  • Ability to identify and resolve complex technical issues.
  • Effective participation in team environment.
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite and knowledge of WinEst and Onscreen Takeoff.
  • 5+ years of experience as an estimator within DPR’s core markets.
  • A strong work ethic and a “can-do,” solution-oriented attitude.
  • This position is salaried.


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