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HVAC Controls Estimator


Job Summary

Johnson Controls
Lake Mary, FL
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Reference Code

HVAC Controls Estimator

About the Job

What you will do:
Administers the installed systems development process in the Region or Branch. Teaches and reinforces methodology and skills used to collect, analyze and present designs, scopes and cost estimates. Provides input to the sales management organization for opportunity prioritization, qualification and requirements for use of developers on projects. Coordinates pre-bid and pre-book estimate reviews and manages the estimate data through the booking process and release meeting.
Provides controls, equipment and other system application support and systems development for owner and installation sales people. Uses available tools to assemble detailed applications for the customer contract, including the initial sales file in Project File Manager (PFM), York Works, engineering designs, materials lists, and subcontractor bids as necessary.

How you will do it:

  • Reviews application and estimate with salesperson and appropriate operations team to get mutual agreement on application. Develops consensus/buy-in from sales and operations teams before presentation to customer.

  • Provides scope definition and systems development direction for outside vendors and suppliers, mechanical and electrical subcontractors including scope, terms and conditions, bid forms, and contract reviews. Maintains relationships with key individuals to ensure preferred pricing where possible. Investigates local efforts with Integrated Supplier Organizations to obtain best available pricing for project estimates.

  • Works in concert with the Branch and Regional Installation Team(s) to select, train, and certify subcontractors and to develop standardized subcontract request packages.

  • Assist in identifying specification issues or interpretation discrepancies and providing solutions to resolve. Develops scope and cost estimate for owner and construction projects. Works with salesperson to develop understanding of customer requirements, critical areas and needs. Develops common orientation of job scope and details. Performs site-surveys in existing buildings to inspect overall operation of a systems and unique job considerations for construction.

  • Performs detailed engineering or cost impact analysis to quantify cost savings or other customer benefits. Assists in technical or financial benchmarking as needed. Leads in the development of customer baselines.

  • Consults with sales and operations team to appropriately assess risk

  • Acts as a liaison between Sales and Engineering team to assess the strengths and weaknesses of selected products and product applications on the preferred vendor list to provide consistent and timely feedback to central purchasing.

  • Evaluates value-engineering options to the controls and mechanical systems.

What we look for: 


· Bachelor’s degree in Engineer or Engineering Technology.
· Demonstrated computer and analytic skills.
· Controls and equipment sales/operations experience with HVAC systems and estimating desired.

Johnson Controls is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, please view EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit www.johnsoncontrols.com/tomorrowneedsyou


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