We have an incredible opportunity to join our Estimating / Preconstruction team here at Colorado Mechanical Systems (CMS). CMS specializes in high-quality mechanical/plumbing installation, repair & renovation projects, complex construction, and maintenance & service on building systems. We build strong relationships with each of our clients, ensuring that they are informed and provided with a high level of communication to meet and exceed expectations throughout the project life cycle. Candidate will be responsible for all pre-construction and estimating of bid proposals to general contractors, owner representative’s and owner direct opportunities.

Greater Denver Metro

Full Time

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Strong business development and relationship building to prospective bid opportunities.
  • Preparing and managing bids for commercial construction projects throughout the front range.
  • Take-offs and estimation of complete scopes including but not limited to equipment, materials, labor requirements, and any subcontractor needs that fall under our scope of work.
  • Experience in obtaining and evaluating material, equipment and subcontractor quotes to meet full specification and scope requirements.
  • Writing proposals/bids.
  • Managing multiple bids simultaneously and evaluating changes through the bid process.
  • Follow up and strong closing to any/all associated business development opportunities.
  • Pre-construction and design build/ design assist experience a huge plus.

Education and Experience

  • Estimator experience on large and small commercial construction projects (5+ years)
  • Experience managing multiple bids through the entire bid process.
  • A strong background in Plumbing, HVAC, Piping & Ductwork.
  • Highly skilled in reading and understanding drawings, specifications, and bid documents
  • Ability to accurately compile a summary of materials, equipment, and labor.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • QuoteSoft bid software experience preferred.


$90,000 – $115,000 – Flexible range based off experience

Colorado Mechanical Systems, LLC (CMS) is privately owned and operated in Centennial, Colorado. CMS provides commercial heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), refrigeration, and plumbing services across the Colorado Front Range, including Pueblo, Colorado Springs, Denver, Boulder and Fort Collins.

Colorado Mechanical Systems provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

CMS also uses E-Verify to verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

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