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Industrial Piping Estimator

Job Description:


The Industrial Piping Estimator is responsible for – reviewing the project documents; participating in pre-bid meetings and site visits; performing quantity take-offs; soliciting vendor and subcontractor pricing and reviewing quotations for conformance to the bid documents; recommending labor factor adjustments; and participating in post-bid de-scope meetings, and turnover meetings.

Job Responsibilities:

• Thoroughly review and understand the design and bid documents, including but not limited to the project drawings, specifications, schedule, and specific scopes of work

• Attend pre-bid meetings and site visits, as required

• Perform quantity take-offs of process piping systems from P&IDs and other drawings, with an understanding of the piping specifications

• Perform estimates during the various stages of the development of a design – i.e., from Conceptual through Issue for Construction

• Prepare and submit pre-bid RFIs

• Solicit vendor quotations based on the estimated bills of material and subcontractor quotations, and review for conformance with the design / bid documents

• Recommend estimated labor factor adjustments

• Participate in post-bid de-scope meetings

• Participate in the turnover of sold projects to the project management teams

• Provide estimating support for change orders on sold projects

• Additional duties, as assigned


• Proficient computer and software (e.g., Trimble Estimation, Trimble Autobid, MS Excel, Bluebeam, etc.) skills, including on-screen take-off

• Knowledge of MCAA WebLEM is preferred

• Working knowledge of ASME Standards – e.g., B31.1, B31.3, B31.9, BPE, etc.

• High level of attention to detail

• Proficient in reading and understanding P&IDs

• Proficient in reading and understanding piping Specifications

• Ability to manage multiple deadlines and prioritize responsibilities

• Strong verbal and written communication skills

• Ability to be an effective member of a team, and be responsive to both internal and external customer requests


• Minimum 3-years relevant industrial/process piping cost estimating or project management experience in the Life Sciences, Chemical, Food & Beverage, Refinery, and/or Semiconductor market segments

• Bachelors or Associates degree in Engineering or Construction Management, or relevant industry experience

Essential Physical Abilities

• Occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc

• Ability to lift 50 pounds

• Ability to conduct field surveys at construction sites

Working Environment

• Normal Office Environment and periodically construction job sites

• Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer

• Frequently communicates with employees and vendors

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Allentown

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