Jacksonville, FL posted on December 18

Position:  Pipe Estimator-Industrial

Location: Jacksonville, Florida


Yates is proud to be an industry leader in construction and engineering services. To be a top of class organization, Yates is dedicated to hiring individuals who understand the importance of safety; instills integrity in all aspects of their lives; are passionate about what they do; and committed to providing value to our clients.


Skills and Experience:

This position will responsible for complete review of plans and specifications, quantity takeoffs, pricing, and the compilation of project estimates. The candidate must have a strong knowledge of the piping and mechanical trades for power generation, pulp and paper, mining & chemical, and the process industries. 



  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Read and understand scope of work and specification documents
  • Read and interpret engineered drawings
  • Read and understand P&ID diagrams
  • Execute quantity takeoffs
  • Identify and qualify subcontractors and suppliers
  • Possess a strong knowledge of piping materials and installation methodologies.
  • Strong prioritization and organizational skills; detail-oriented
  • Strong working knowledge of estimating software like Timberline or MC2
  • Working knowledge of programs such as Primavera (P6), MS Projects, Bluebeam, Synchro, Excel, and Word
  • Well-rounded base of knowledge in construction disciplines
  • 5-10 years previous industrial construction experience is required
  • Small to medium project experience ($5M-$20M+) is required
  • S. Degree – Construction Management or Engineering preferred
  • Travel on short-term basis
  • Must be willing to relocate to Jacksonville, Florida (if applicable)

Essential Job Duties:

  • Visit project and pre-bid meetings to understand site conditions/scope.
  • Review plans and specifications.
  • Provide accurate take-off.
  • Work with estimating team to build the estimate and pricing.
  • Develop preliminary schedule.

Key Markets:

  • Pulp and Paper
  • Chemical
  • Power
  • Heavy Civil




The above description covers the principal duties and responsibilities of the job.  The description shall not, however, be construed as a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental, or similar duties which may be required from day-to-day.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EOE/Vets/Disabilities/M/F


Yates performs heavy construction and building work throughout the United States and relocation is sometimes required for continuous employment opportunities.