Estimator - Industrial HVAC

Job Title: Estimator – Industrial HVAC

Job Type: F/T Permanent Position

Company: VETS Group

Role Reports to: Project Manager

Location: Burnaby, BC

About Us:

VETS is a leading industrial HVAC solutions provider, with 100 years of history, dedicated to delivering cutting-edge heating, ventilation, and air conditioning services to a diverse range of clients. With a strong commitment to innovation, safety, and client satisfaction, we take pride in our work and strive for excellence in every project.

Company Core Values:

Human Leadership

Ownership Mentality

Nurturing Environment

Open Communication

United Team

Renowned Craftsmanship

Position Overview:

As an Industrial HVAC Estimator, you will play a crucial role in the pre-construction phase by accurately estimating the costs associated with our industrial HVAC projects. You will collaborate with our engineering and sales teams to provide detailed and competitive project bids, ensuring that our clients receive top-quality HVAC solutions that meet their unique needs.


  • Project Estimation: Prepare accurate and comprehensive cost estimates for Industrial HVAC projects, considering materials, labour, equipment, and overhead costs.
  • Bid Preparation: Collaborate with the sales team to develop competitive and compelling bid proposals that align with client specifications and project requirements.
  • Vendor and Subcontractor Management: Solicit and evaluate bids from subcontractors and suppliers, negotiate pricing, and maintain positive relationships to ensure the timely and cost-effective delivery of materials and services.
  • Cost Analysis: Conduct in-depth analysis of project costs, identifying areas for cost savings and value engineering, without compromising quality.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with engineers, project managers, and other team members to gather necessary information for accurate estimations and bid proposals
  • Market research: Stay informed about industry trends, materials, and labour costs to ensure competitiveness in the marketplace.
  • Documentation: Maintain organized and details records of estimates, bids, and correspondence for future reference and analysis.


  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, construction management, civil or construction engineering technologies, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as an HVAC estimator in an industrial setting, with a strong understanding of HVAC systems and components.
  • Proficient using estimating software and tools, with advanced knowledge of HVAC system design and install.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate complex technical information to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with attention to detail and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team and contribute to a positive and dynamic work environment.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter with salary expectations to Please include “Industrial HVAC Estimator – [Your Name]” in the subject line.

Application Deadline: January 5, 2023


VETS is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply.


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