Estimator
at Ahern

Date Posted: 1/26/2019

Job Description

Ahern, one of the leading mechanical and fire protection contractors in the United States, has an exciting opportunity for an Estimator in our Madison office.  Building a first class reputation in the industry since 1880 did not happen by chance. It has developed over time through our commitment to conducting business ethically and by providing continuous learning, improvement and development opportunities for its number one asset, employees. You owe it to yourself to find out what Ahern has to offer!

How you will contribute:

You will play a key role in estimating HVAC, plumbing, sheet metal and process piping work for customers in the Madison regional area.  You will showcase your attention to detail by producing timely, accurate and concise estimates that meet the specifications and customer requirements of all projects.  As an Estimator, you will estimate design build and plan spec mechanical projects; identify needed labor, determine the material and schedule requirements; collect and analyze job bid information; compute cost; present finalized estimates; and utilize QuickPen software for estimating the projects.  You will also work in Microsoft Excel and BlueBeam.  Strive to become an instrumental team member by identifying areas for improvement.  Work alongside customers and members at all levels of the organization by providing top-notch customer service.  You will be challenged to excel beyond your expectations in a team-oriented environment.

What you need to qualify:

Ahern will help make the most of your experience in a construction environment combined with post-secondary education from an applicable program.  Three years of experience is required.  Candidates with 5+ years of experience will be able to fully utilize their experience.  Experience working in QuickPen or other estimating software is preferred along with a solid background in Microsoft Excel being required.  You must have a comfort in reading blueprints.  A commitment to providing exceptional customer service, possessing strong written and verbal communication skills, and being able to execute tasks with a great amount of detail will be crucial.  If you are ready to demonstrate this expertise, Ahern wants you!

What's in it for you?

Working for the 15th largest mechanical contractor in the United States comes with many perks. The Company has a commitment to excellence that extends beyond our outstanding customer satisfaction ratings and numerous safety awards.  The Company extends this commitment by passing a significant amount of profits back to employees through bonus programs, and generous 401K match. Ahern has a health benefits package that ranks in the top 25% of all plans nationally.  Ahern also has a wellness program that was designed to keep employees and their families happy and healthy.  Significant investment in employee training programs, advancement opportunities, educational assistance, and flexible work schedules have helped Ahern stand out above others in the industry.   Experience for yourself why Ahern has been voted the Best Place to Work!

Ahern is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages veterans, women, minorities, and disabled individuals to apply.

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Madison, WI
  • Job Type: Construction
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 1/26/2019

About Us

Every day we help create safe environments across communities. From HVAC to water treatment, plumbing, pipe fabrication and fire protection systems – we are known for excellence and commitment. We are the trusted name behind the critical infrastructure.

The fact that we supply essential systems means that our employees are central to our success. They are the heroes behind the scenes. The teammates who are helping us build and maintain our reputation.

At Ahern, you can pursue your interests, find your strengths and enhance your skills. We provide a wide range of career options, professional development and challenges to help you reach your potential. A career at Ahern is more than just a paycheck, it involves personal growth, seeking out new challenges and broadening your skills. Ahern looks for individuals who are self-motivated and willing to collaborate with others to reach their career goals.

Ahern truly values the input and contributions of its employees. We can only carry out our mission with the efforts and commitment of our employees. That’s why we continue to help them grow with advanced training, ongoing career opportunities and excellent pay and benefits.

  • 8 Years – Ahern office employees average 8 years of industry experience.
  • 75% of all Ahern employees hold professional certification
  • 1,300 employees – 28% have 10+ years of industry experience
  • 45% of Ahern office employees hold one or more college degrees

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We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and encourage veterans, women, minorities, and disabled individuals to apply. Need help applying? Email or call us to request reasonable accommodation at aherncareers@jfahern.com or (920) 907-5505. Curious about our EEO policy and your rights as a candidate? Get more information here.