Careers

Openings and job application are posted below. All job applications and/or resumes should be emailed to dennis@abmechanical.us.

Our established mechanical contracting company is growing and we have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Estimator to join our team of professionals. The ideal candidate will have previous experience in construction project cost estimating or possess necessary relevant HVAC/Plumbing knowledge acquired in the field to fulfill the responsibilities of the project estimator.  

Individual must be computer savvy, organized, motivated, detail-oriented and driven. We are offering a competitive salary commensurate with experience, along with an outstanding benefits package. This is the perfect opportunity to build a career in our expanding company.

Job Description

Estimator / Procurement to perform a variety of estimating and procurement tasks.  Duties may include, but not exclusively limited to; assisting in organizing bidding opportunities, internal project setup, and digital files.  Establishing basic project take-off and estimating procedures.  Organizing and soliciting equipment and material quotes to our suppliers.  Organizing and reviewing project submittals.  Responsible for ordering, receiving and tracking equipment and material.  Assisting in project hand-offs to our operations teams.  Staying current with closeout documents and as-builts.  Inputting of information for internal reports and project tracking. Providing support to our managers and employees, and assisting in daily office needs.

Responsibilities

  • Establish basic project take-off and estimating procedures, up to and including preparing recommendations for utilizing estimating software.
  • Assist in organizing bid opportunities, reviewing public notice and private invitation to bid.
  • Prepare recommendations for project proposals based on project size, disciplines and schedule.
  • Write and establish budgets with job costing, including material specifications.
  • Assist in preparing job bids/project proposals following detailed instructions presented professionally with correct format.
  • Perform complete material take-off to establish comprehensive cost estimates with intimate knowledge of all project requirements, equipment and materials.
  • Prepare schedule of values for assigned job.
  • Prepare Purchase Orders and place orders for all equipment, materials and any special items required on assigned jobs.
  • Prepare all product submittals per project requirements, track status and maintain electronic files.
  • Coordinate all logistics for equipment, materials and any special items for delivery, establishing date, time and location of specific deliveries.
  • Solicit and receive quotes for all required rental equipment, coordinate delivery and pick up dates, times and locations for assigned jobs.
  • Receive all equipment, materials and any special items ordered, checking BOM/BOL against items received, identifying and organizing for the operations team.
  • Staying current with closeout documents and as-builts, prepare close-out manuals per project requirements.
  • Review all invoices for materials and subcontracted labor and approve for payment.
  • Provide bi-weekly updates on all active jobs.
  • Establish a vendor network of trusted suppliers with value propositions that enhance our company growth.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with a group of approved subcontractors who effectively carry out assigned work. 

Requirements

  • Construction knowledge, ability to read blue prints and specifications.
  • Perform take-offs of scaled drawings and specifications.
  • High level proficiency with MS office [Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project] and PDF files.
  • Possess strong computer skills with intimate knowledge of estimating software.
  • Must be able to handle a large volume of projects and tasks in a timely manner.
  • Flexibility in working through multiple tasks, while respecting customer deadlines.
  • Understanding of math and statistics principles with engineering, program management, procurement, budgeting and accounting disciplines.
  • Basic reasoning ability, ability to apply common sense.
  • Ability to follow direction.
  • Ability to function with a group of coworkers and learn to work with different types of people.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate well in written or verbal form.
  • Multi-task and adjust well in fast-paced & changing environment.
  • Be highly driven and motivated to improve and grow.

Experience:

  • Associates Degree – Construction Management, Architectural Technology, or related field.
  • Professional Level Certification Preferred – Certified Cost Professional, Certified Estimating Professional
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in construction estimating/take-off.
  • Engineering/Construction Management experience preferred.

A & B Mechanical Contractors, Inc. has an immediate opening for a Journey Plumber.  Commercial, Industrial and Residential new construction and remodels, with all jobs located throughout West Michigan.  Join our diversified services company offering Commercial, Industrial and Residential Plumbing, HVAC-R, Electrical, Sheet Metal Fabrication and Building services.  Wages are negotiable based upon relevant experience, aptitude and communication skills.  Come be a part of our growing business.

Qualifications

  • Highly motivated, self-starter with a positive attitude
  • Confident and responsible working independently as well as in a group setting
  • Proficiency with plumbing installations as they pertain to common residential, commercial, and/or industrial practices.
  • Knowledge of State and local Plumbing Codes with the ability to make on-the-job applications.
  • Skilled plumbing tasks including the ability to layout residential sanitary and domestic water, and solder copper pipe.
  • Ability to read and interpret blue prints and plumbing drawings.
  • Ability to fully understand and implement all job safety requirements.
  • Physical demands include the ability to safely lift 50 pounds or more.
  • Good attendance, punctuality, accountability, and performance.
  • Valid Michigan Driver’s License.
  • Mechanical aptitude with willingness to assist with Mechanical and Electrical trades.

Benefits

  • Working with a team that values customer service, dedication and the drive to be above average
  • Competitive Wages
  • Health Benefits including Life, AD&D, STD/LD
  • Company Vehicle
  • Personal Time Off and Holiday Pay
  • Educational Reimbursement
  • Cell Phone Reimbursement

Education

  • High School Diploma or Equal

Required Experience

  • 3 – 5 years actively working in the plumbing trade under the supervision and direction of a licensed plumber.

Required Licenses or Certifications

  • Currently registered with the State of Michigan as a Licensed Journey Plumber
  • Valid Michigan Driver’s License

A&B Mechanical Contractors, Inc. is growing and we have an opening for a HVAC-R Service Technician who is ready to take the lead!  Light commercial service and installation work, with limited residential service and installation, with all jobs located throughout West Michigan.  Join our diversified services company offering Commercial, Industrial and Residential Plumbing, HVAC-R, Electrical, Sheet Metal Fabrication and Building services.  Wages are negotiable based upon relevant experience, aptitude and communication skills.  Come be a part of our growing business.

Qualifications

  • Highly motivated, self-starter with a positive attitude
  • Confident and responsible working independently
  • Proficiency with mechanical service and installations as they pertain to common commercial, industrial and/or residential practices
  • Knowledge of State and local Mechanical Codes with the ability to make on-the-job applications
  • Ability to layout ductwork and install commercial HVAC systems including; AHU, RTU, Unit Ventilators, Variable Air Volume Boxes, Reheat Coils, Split Systems, Cabinet Heaters, Unit Heaters, Hydronic Systems, etc.
  • Ability to read and interpret blue prints and mechanical drawings
  • Ability to fully understand and implement all job safety requirements
  • Physical demands include the ability to safely lift 50 pounds or more
  • Valid Michigan Driver’s License
  • Mechanical aptitude with willingness to assist with Plumbing and Electrical trades

Benefits

  • Working with a team that values customer service, dedication and the drive to be above average
  • Competitive Wages
  • Health Benefits packing including options for medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, STD/LTD
  • Company Vehicle, Gas and Maintenance for Vehicle
  • Personal Time Off and Holiday Pay
  • Educational Reimbursement
  • Cell Phone Reimbursement

Education

  • High School Diploma or Equal

Required Experience

  • HVAC-R Service: 5+ years of Commercial service and installations

Required Licenses or Certifications

  • Valid Michigan Driver’s License
  • HVAC-R Certification a plus!
  • Mechanical Contractor License a plus!

Proudly Serving West Michigan, Including:

Sparta

Grand Rapids

Greenville

Fruitport

Walker

Rockford

Comstock Park