Associate Estimator - Mechanical Construction

WA - Spokane

At McKinstry, we’re proud to be a diverse and passionate group of innovators and problem-solvers, builders and engineers, mentors and students. We believe the world needs curious, forward-thinking, solutions-oriented people who want to make our planet better. We are committed to strengthening our diversity through recruiting, developing, and retaining professionals from all backgrounds, and we believe that promoting diversity, equity, and inclusivity is an integral component of our continuing quest To Build a Thriving Planet. If you are looking to leave a purposeful mark on the world, then McKinstry is the place for you.


Here's where you come in:

We are currently seeking an Associate Estimator our growing Mechanical Preconstruction team in Spokane. You will be joining a diverse group of people where you will be able to make an immediate impact and can establish yourself within our organization. A successful employee will have excellent communication skills, enjoy working independently as well as in a team environment, and have a desire to grow professionally.


You're great at:


With direction from your supervisor, you will be tasked with performing subcontractor and vendor estimates. You will work closely with a Preconstruction Manager to review specifications and request for proposal (RFP) documents to determine means, methods, and levels of quality required. You will have a hand in writing scope letters, reviewing drawings, and learn to manage budgets.  



Communicating estimate status with Project Managers daily is a top responsibility in this position. You will succeed if you are a good listener, have self-autonomy, and enjoy learning. In addition, being detail-oriented, organized, and having self-accountability will ensure you continue to grow with our organization.


What we would like to see from you:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or Engineering preferred
  • Strong math skills and an analytical approach to project scope
  • Working knowledge of estimating software and databases
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite


The McKinstry group of companies are equal opportunity employers. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, race, color, creed, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to employment, advancement, assignment, and training. This commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity is made equally as a social responsibility and as an economic and business necessity.

McKinstry is a drug-free workplace. Employment is contingent upon successfully passing a pre-employment drug and alcohol test, complying with the requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act and a Confidentiality Agreement, in addition to successful outcomes of background and reference checks.

Applicants for this role will only be considered if they possess current US Work Authorization, and do not require employer-sponsored VISA support to begin or remain in this role.


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