Pre-Construction Detailing and Take-Off Specialist

Pre-Construction Detailing and Take-Off Specialist

Pre-Construction Detailing and Take-Off Specialist

Job ID: 40212
Location: Missoula, Montana
Category: Skilled Trades
Employment Type: Contract-to-Hire

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Pre-Construction Detailing and Take-Off Specialist

A leading Missoula HVAC company with a 47-year history of excellence is hiring a Pre-Construction Detailing and Take-Off Specialist. This role is for someone with a solid foundation in the mechanical and plumbing sectors and it is a pivotal role in ensuring precise, efficient and detailed pre-construction planning, contributing to the overall success of projects.

Essential Job Responsibilities

Pre-Construction Detailing:
  • Create comprehensive 3D models using Revit for mechanical and plumbing systems.
  • Work with architects, engineers and construction teams to ensure designs are practical and align with project specifications.
  • Spot potential issues in the design phase and suggest solutions to mitigate risks.
Take-Offs and Estimating:
  • Conduct detailed material take-offs using Trimble MEP estimating software for accurate cost estimations.
  • Use Trimble Scanning and Layout Tools for precise measurement and estimation tasks.
  • Prepare and review bid packages, ensuring all necessary components and labor are included in the estimates.
  • Analyze project plans to identify and quantify material requirements, labor costs and time frames.
Collaboration and Communication:
  • Collaborate with project managers, engineers and construction teams for seamless communication and coordination throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Participate in pre-construction meetings, providing insights and technical expertise to support project planning and execution.
  • Assist in value engineering processes to optimize project costs without compromising quality.

Why you want this position:
  • Wage: $60,000 / year
  • Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
  • 401(k) and Life insurance
  • PTO and Holidays
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement
  • Primarily office based with occasional site visits

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in pre-construction detailing and take-off, specifically in the mechanical and plumbing fields.
  • Proven expertise in using Trimble for measurement and estimation tasks.
  • Extensive experience with Revit for 3D modeling.
  • Ability to read and interpret complex architectural and engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Advanced knowledge of industry standards, codes and regulations related to mechanical and plumbing systems.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities with attention to detail and commitment to high-quality work.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously, adhering to deadlines and prioritizing effectively.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Construction Management or a related field preferred. Certification in Project Management (e.g. PMP) or Estimating (e.g. ASPE) a plus.

Get in touch! Call or text Melanie in our LC Staffing Kalispell Office at 406-752-0191 

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