Commercial Installation Estimator

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Job Description

Full Time - Rochester, NY

Estimator – Commercial Installation
Location: Rochester
Reports to: Estimating Supervisor or Department Manager
Office Direction: Department Manager
Technical Direction: Estimating Supervisor

This is a mid-senior level position. The purpose of this position is to use the further develop the required skills to be an efficient and effective Estimator. This individual will operate as part of a team to estimate, bid and sell HVAC construction projects.

Essential Functions
  • Independently estimate plumbing, mechanical and/or HVAC systems with unitary and applied equipment.
  • Proficiently use all estimating tools to accurately bid and estimate new construction, renovation and retrofit projects.
  • Maintain working knowledge of HVAC controls, commercial plumbing, commercial and mechanical piping and ductwork.
  • Read and interpret construction drawings and project specifications.
  • Update and maintain project bid list.
  • Perform equipment and material take offs and assign material and labor factors to estimate projects.
  • Write scope of work and project proposals.
  • Attending pre-bid walk throughs of bid projects.
  • Schedule and coordinate project hand off meetings.
  • Create and maintain relationships with commercial clients
  • Adhere to all company safety policies and procedures.
  • Perform the physical requirements of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
Core Competencies | Level 1
  • Ethics/Integrity: knowledge of practices, behaviors, applicable laws, rules and regulations governing proper business conduct.
  • Initiative: takes action, seeks new opportunities, strives to see projects to completion.
  • Planning & Organizing: displays ability to effectively plan, organize and implement applicable tasks or projects in relation to established goals and objectives.
  • Cooperation: willingness to work harmoniously with others in getting a job done. Readiness to respond positively to instructions and procedures.
Core Competencies | Level 2
  • Decision Making: ability to reach decisions, takes thoughtful approach when considering options, seeks input from others, makes difficult decisions.
  • Dependability: completes job assignment and projects with minimal supervision. Meets schedules and deadlines.
  • Budget Oriented: uses resources efficiently, strives to reduce cost, part of the budgeting process.
  • Technical Skills: maintains current understanding of technical processes/equipment, uses technology to increase performance/productivity.
  • Product Expertise: knows product features, understands marketplace, shares expertise with others.
  • Product Expertise: knows product features, understands marketplace, shares expertise with others.


Physical Requirements
  • Adapting to temperature (possible). Ability to work in hot or cold environments either inside or outside of the business.
  • Standing (possible). For sustained periods of time on hard surfaces.
  • Walking (possible). Moving on or about on foot to accomplish tasks.
  • Talking (frequent). Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word.
  • Hearing (constant). Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discrimination in sound in order to successfully troubleshoot equipment.
  • Seeing (constant). Ability to see in the following manner with or without corrective lenses: ability to read/see near or far, judge distances, and identify colors.
  • Attendance and punctuality (regular/predictable). Regular/predictable attendance and punctuality for this position is required.
  • 3+ year of estimating experience
  • Valid Driver’s License and vehicle
  • OSHA 10-hour Certificate is a plus
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Coursework or experience related to HVAC, plumbing, construction management, mechanical engineering or estimating is preferred
  • Associates or bachelor’s degree in HVAC, plumbing construction management, mechanical engineering or estimating is preferred


  • Competitive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life, and Supplemental Insurance Options; 401k with Company contribution; and Personal Time Off
  • Classroom and hands-on training in the accredited Isaac Technical available to both new and experienced technicians
  • Steady work 12 months a year
  • One of the best company cultures from a company experiencing steady growth
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Competitive hourly wage/salary

Isaac Heating & Air Conditioning is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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