Sample Plumbing Estimator Resume

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Willis Buffington
4118 Cherry Camp Road
Chicago, IL 60609

Job Objective In search of Plumbing Estimator position where I can put my energetic personality and unique skills to work for the good of company.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience in estimating piping, plumbing, Hydronic systems in commercial industries
  • Strong knowledge of the plumbing industry
  • Good understanding of Plumbing systems, design and engineering
  • Proficiency in using estimating software, Quote Express and similar software systems
  • Ability to interpret computerized cost data and systems and read blueprints
  • Ability to prepare time, material, equipment, and labor estimates

Professional Experience:

Plumbing Estimator, August 2005 – Present
Frontier Mechanical, Inc., Chicago, IL

  • Prepared cost estimates for plumbing and piping work including labor, material, equipment, subcontractors, and other direct costs.
  • Reviewed plans and specifications to determine scope of work.
  • Surveyed quantity and took-off material.
  • Coordinated with subcontractors and suppliers to ensure accurate and competitive pricing.
  • Executed conceptual estimating in support of budget proposals.
  • Assisted sales initiatives including interviews and presentations.
  • Developed value engineering options with recommendations based on cost, engineering, equality, and availability of materials.

Plumbing Estimator, May 2000 – July 2005
Arntz Plumbing & Heating, Inc., Chicago, IL

  • Reviewed plans & specifications.
  • Calculated labor costs.
  • Coordinated with subcontractors & suppliers.
  • Prepared proposals & cost break downs.
  • Assessed customer needs and scheduled& coordinated projects.
  • Assisted in promoting business to new accounts.
  • Advised preventative maintenance programs for existing & new accounts.


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