Senior Mechanical Estimator
at The Bell Company

Date Posted: 5/10/2020

Job Description

Job Description


The Bell Company is a large Mechanical Contractor that takes on some of the most complex projects in our East Coast Market. This is your chance to become a part of this dynamic team.

THE OPPORTUNITY: Senior Mechanical Estimator

As a Senior Mechanical Estimator with The Bell Company you will have the opportunity to use your skills to work on hospitals, laboratories, projects, large industrial and institutional projects. Additional information on our past and current projects can be found on our website:




At the Bell Company we believe in rewarding members of our employees with more than just a competitive rate. We also offer:

  • Ongoing professional training and development
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Employer paid $50,000 life insurance
  • Elective medical, dental and supplemental benefits are available immediately
  • Immediate 401 (k) program with up to 4% employer match (vested immediately)
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid holidays

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

This is a position for a contractor that is in the self-perform mechanical and plumbing trades on complex industrial, institutional and health care projects. Estimates on similar type projects is required.

Candidates must have the following credentials to be preferred:

  • Complete mechanical and plumbing estimates with project size exceeding $10 million    
  • HVAC Ductwork estimating experience is beneficial but not required
  • Must have demonstrated experience in estimating in a hard-bid market. 
  • Must have demonstrated experience developing accurate estimates from schematic design documents.
  • Ability to develop comparative estimates based on various design options   
  • Must have experience in writing subcontractor scopes, negotiating pricing and issuing subcontracts.   
  • Must have experience soliciting pricing from vendors and suppliers as well as negotiating buy out pricing and scopes.         


•        Candidates must demonstrate a past work history and their desire for a career in construction.

•        Experience in project controls such as submittals, purchase orders, material take offs and releases are required skills.

•        This is an excellent opportunity to be part of an industry leading team and must maintain a willingness to relocate for project needs to take advantage of ample opportunities for advancement in our growing market. 

 Additional Requirements:  


•        Maintain the ethics and professionalism of The Bell Company in the execution of the duties and responsibilities of the position.

•        Dedicated, self-motivated with good verbal and people skills.

•        Demonstrate a stable work history. 

•        Able to prioritize and work independently.

•        Pass a pre-employment drug screening.

The Bell Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Women, Disabled and Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Our focus market place is the Heavy Construction Industry (Mechanical Piping) and PLUMBING

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Richmond, VA
  • Job Type: Construction
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 5/10/2020

About Us

The Bell Company has withstood the ever changing times to maintain our edge in the construction industry. We have the diversification to offer a wide variety of services and the experience to handle the most challenging projects and our experience in Mechanical, Civil, Structural and General Construction allows Bell to maximize control of project schedules and minimize cost. As we expand, we’re looking for dedicated individuals interested in dynamic career opportunities.

With over 40 years of hands on experience intended to meet the challenges of the future, we understand our clients’ needs. We enhance our capabilities with experienced management, offering our clients Design assistance, Design/Build, and Value Engineering Services. Headquartered in Rochester, NY, We also have regional offices in Hanover, MD; Richmond, VA and Charleston, SC.

We demand the very best from our people in serving our clients in whatever challenges that are undertaken. We instill upon our management to provide a sound structure and excellent leadership in the performance of our work and Project Quality and Safety is addressed proactively at each level of our organization.

The entire culture of our company is based on attracting and retaining individuals with the following qualities: Integrity, Exemplary Work Ethics, and Career Growth Intentions. In addition, we offer challenging work and competitive compensation packages.

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