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Estimator - Yearout Mechanical

Yearout, 8501 Washington St. NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America Req #1457
Thursday, April 4, 2024
Yearout Mechanical, a Legence company
Yearout Mechanical is a New Mexico based company specializing in the installation of mechanical and process systems for the commercial, government, manufacturing and industrial communities of New Mexico and Texas. Since our incorporation in August of 1964, Yearout Mechanical has consistently grown and expanded its capabilities, reaching its present position as the premier mechanical contractor in New Mexico. Our mission is to be invaluable to our partners (clients, vendors, industry, and employees) so they cannot imagine success without us, by providing comfortable, reliable and efficient mechanical systems that meet our partners’ needs.

The successful candidate will be responsible for analyzing blueprints, specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare quotes/proposals for construction projects. Take off, quantity survey, organize estimate, prepare bid, and win projects with well-defined time limits. Work on projects of complex size and scope across a full spectrum of construction services within various industries. 

Essential Functions

  • Previous estimating experience preferred but not required. 
  • High school diploma or equivalent. 
  • Excellent communicator and problem-solver.
  • Competency with computerized estimating and digital take off software.
  • Ability to estimate both design build and plan/spec projects.
  • Ability to read, interpret and understand mechanical drawings/prints and specifications.
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite and specifically Excel
  • Analytical review and reporting, detail oriented with excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to work and produce a deliverable to a deadline.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Knowledge of estimating software, currently QuickPen Software / Trimble AutoBid software tools to perform on-screen project takeoffs. 
  • Knowledgeable in all aspects of mechanical systems with ability to select proper system components as established by project engineer.
  • Knowledge of and interconnection between mechanical piping and HVAC systems that stems from prior experience. 
  • Identify risks inherent to a project due to location, specific building type or construction, or any stringent specification, quality control, or safety requirements.
  • Manage, organize, and communicate bid documentation for an assigned bid. 
  • Read, understand, and assign cost to all bid related documents (drawings, specs, instructions to bidders).
  • Analyze and accurately estimate cost of construction material and labor for new facilities, retrofit projects, and fabrication projects.
  • Ability to run an independent assessment of an estimate’s accuracy (upon completion of the estimate and summarization of all detailed man-hours, material, construction, and costs) with the Chief Estimator prior to bid day.
  • Work according to project timelines and required processes.
  • Work collaboratively with other peer estimators, project managers, engineers, detailers, vendors. 
  • Solicit, analyze, and select subcontractor / vendor proposals.
  • Manage project management teams expectations through communications both written and verbal. 
  • Perform detailed take-off and unit cost estimates.
  • Perform pricing breakouts as required by customers.
  • Provide high quality product proposals for customer review.
  • Communicate with vendors regarding product and shipping schedules.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects effectively.
  • Electronically maintain records of all working documents and data to back up estimates.
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. 
  • Collaborate effectively in a team environment.
  • Promote a safe and injury free work environment for each project.


  • Clerical:  Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems, such as word processing, spreadsheet maintenance, managing files and records, and other office procedures and terminology. 
  • English Language: Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar. 
  • Customer and Personal Service: Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services.  This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction. 
  • Computers:  Knowledge of computer software, including applications. 
  • Communication:  Effectively communicating as appropriate for the needs of the audience. 
  • Active Listening:  Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. 
  • Reading Comprehension:  Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. 
  • Organized: Sense of urgency with the ability to set priorities and build action plans to drive timely execution. Thorough, methodical, and result-oriented with great attention to detail. 
  • Problem-solving: Identifying problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions or elevate to upper management. 
  • Time Management:  Managing one’s own time as it relates to the position and duties. 
  • Critical Thinking: Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems. 
  • Coordination:  Adjusting actions in relation to others’ actions. 
  • Active Learning:  Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making. 
  • Judgment and Decision Making:  Considering the benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one. 
  • Monitoring: Monitoring/assessing performance of yourself or others to make improvements or take corrective action as it relates to the position and duties. 

We are unable to provide immigration sponsorship for this position. 

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Health and Welfare Benefits
  • Health and Welfare
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Prescription drug
  • Employee assistance program
Personal Benefits
  • Paid vacation
  • Company-paid holidays
  • Sick leave
Financial Benefits
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Company-paid long-term disability insurance
  • AD&D insurance
  • Life insurance
About Legence
Legence, a Blackstone portfolio company, is an Energy Transition Accelerator™ that provides advisory services and implementation focused on financing, designing, building, and servicing complex systems in mission-critical and high performance facilities. With five decades of expertise in the built environment, Legence has a proven track record of reducing carbon emissions, implementing renewables, lowering utility costs through efficiency consumption, and making systems run better at unmatched speed and scale. To learn more about Legence and its services, visit https://www.wearelegence.com/.

Contingent Employment Statement
Offers of employment for this role may be contingent upon successfully passing a background check and/or drug screen. Execution of screens will vary based on role requirements and Company policy. All background checks and drug screens will be done in accordance with applicable federal, state, or local law.
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Reasonable Accommodations
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