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Mechanical Drafter

Thermal Services, Inc. Omaha, NE

Job Description

Thermal Services has an immediate opening for a Mechanical Drafter. This position will have responsibility for the daily activities for the Commercial Estimating Department. The position is responsible for managing the workflow for the Commercial Installation department by managing the construction jobs that are bid and sold.  Work schedule requirements; days per week, and hours per day, vary depending on many factors. In return, Thermal Services offers its employees a comprehensive benefits package, a positive work environment, and growth opportunities.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain relationships with General Contractors, customers, vendors, and sub-contractors.
  • Review projects to bid and work with the Commercial team to determine competitive advantage and which projects to pursue.
  • Perform all estimating functions such as requesting sub-contractor quotes, vendor quotes, complete take offs and assemble the entire HVAC proposal.
  • Provide value Engineering alternatives
  • Assist in the selection of General Contractors to quote, review pricing structures and prepare proposals.
  • Follow-up with General Contractors, sub-contractors, and end users;
  • Document, organize and track all correspondence, cost and schedule impact
  • Perform hand-off meetings to Project Managers on awarded projects
  • Provide assistance as required to the Project Managers and Foremen.
  • Submit and track all change orders and billings
  • Must be able to work on multiple estimates and to meet the bid deadlines

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Recommending measures to improve methods, accuracy, and quality of service
  • Working with other departments to establish efficiencies, flow, and function between departments.
  • Assist accounting department in collection problems

Skills and attributes

  • In-depth knowledge of a wide variety of HVAC equipment, materials and methods of installation
  • Proven track record estimating commercial and industrial HVAC systems
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Good time management and organizational abilities.
  • Must be detailed oriented.
  • Must be technically proficient and be able to visualize technical issues and communicate technical directions over the phone
  • Self-starter with the ability to work with little supervision
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to changing situations
  • Team-oriented personality
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record

Experience requirement

  • HVAC Industry experience a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Construction or similar is preferred or equivalent experience with Drafting and/or Estimating

Job Details

Date Posted December 10, 2018
Date Closes January 9, 2019
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
Mon: 8 am to 4 pm
Tue: 8 am to 4 pm
Wed: 8 am to 4 pm
Thu: 8 am to 4 pm
Fri: 8 am to 4 pm
Start Date Immediately
SOC Category 17-3013.00 Mechanical Drafters
Zipcode 68137
Name Julie Cernin

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Discounts on Employer Merchandise & Services
  • Holiday Party
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Unpaid Leaves of Absence

This job requires the following skills

  • Civil Engineering
  • Commercial Construction
  • Construction Estimating / Bidding
  • Construction Project Management
  • Electrical Engineering
  • HVAC System Designing
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Autodesk AutoCAD

Course(s) relevant to the skills listed for this position

At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • And More ...