BAS (Building Automation Systems) Estimator
BAS (Building Automation Systems) Estimator

BAS (Building Automation Systems) Estimator

Position Summary:

This BAS Estimator is accountable for the quality, timeliness, and execution of customer Building Automation Systems. The successful candidate will assist in developing cost estimates for project quotations and will help in developing a complete scope of work for projects. This role focuses on customer satisfaction through direct customer interfacing and continuous communications. The ideal candidate would have JCI Controls and/or other BAS systems experience. Must adhere to all customer, job site, and Tweet/Garot safety standards and protocol.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and review bid documents
  • Manage the calculation of project quantities
  • Work with vendors and suppliers to gather accurate material cost
  • Serves as the main point of contact for the BAS Department estimating.
  • Works with the Estimating Department in providing BAS quotes on projects
  • Attend pre-bid walkthroughs as needed
  • Manages and assists in securing drawings and materials for new projects
  • Develop and distribute subcontractor work as required
  • Negotiates, prepares, and issues subcontracts for electrical, graphics, etc.
  • Attends job meetings as needed and actively identifies, quotes, and pursues change orders
  • Works with other trades to ensure all required work is complete before system startups
  • Develops and maintains long-term relationships with owners, contractors, construction managers, facilities departments, and subcontractors
  • Support final proposal review process with Client to Award of Project

Minimum Knowledge, Experience & Skills Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience managing Commercial or Industrial HVAC/BAS projects  Additional field experience with controls installation and interaction is preferred
  • 2 to 5 years of experience in Industrial/Commercial HVAC and in Building Automation Systems and integration
  • 2 to 5 years of experience in energy management, building commissioning and/or systems diagnostics/troubleshooting
  • In-depth understanding and ‘hands-on’ experience with any or all of the following systems: HVAC, electrical, building automation/controls, boilers, air-conditioning, and/or chillers
  • Must have the ability to read and understand HVAC blueprints and specifications
  • strong ability to review and evaluate prints, drawings, schematics, and written sequences of operation to develop a point list, controller selection, labor, and materials estimate
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Effective communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Must have proficiency in MS Office (i.e., Excel, Word and Project),
  • Strong analytical
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Time management skills
  • Thrive in a team environment
  • Build trusting relationships to get work done
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license, as periodic travel may be required.

About Tweet/Garot

Tweet/Garot Mechanical, Inc. is a mechanical contracting company with offices in De Pere and Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. Tweet/Garot has been in business since 1897. Our business consists of design, engineering, fabrication, and installation of plumbing, heating, air conditioning systems, and process and boiler piping, as well as building automation services. We also design, manufacture, and install food processing equipment. We service what we install by providing our customers with a full range of HVAC and plumbing service and maintenance.

Our Culture

We know our success is our people!  We want you to love what you do, at Tweet/Garot our employees matter.  Joining our team is your opportunity to be your personal best.

Excellent benefits

We offer employees meaningful benefits, including health insurance plans, 401(k), company-sponsored life insurance, a generous paid-time-off package, on-the-job training, and opportunities to grow and develop.


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