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Williams Plumbing / Civil Construction Estimator - Commercial/Residential Plumbing in Bozeman, Montana

Are you a detail-oriented Estimator with a knack for precision in plumbing projects ( , ranging from hospitals to restaurants to high-end custom homes? Williams is hiring an Estimator responsible for preparing and/or coordinating the preparation of full estimates on large and complex plumbing projects.


For over forty years and counting, Williams (  has provided the Northwest with first-class plumbing, civil construction, HVAC, engineering, fabrication, and service. Our team is over 350+ strong, bringing together the region’s best plumbers, technicians, engineers, and project leaders. Since day one ( , we’ve put our people first: we aim to provide the best pay, best benefits, and best workplace in the industry.

Our values of teamwork, commitment to success, and individual responsibility form the foundation of our culture. Located in beautiful Belgrade, Montana, outdoor adventures surround us. There’s no better place to live than Big Sky Country. Together, we build and play in Montana.


  • Request Evaluation and Bid Preparation: Review and evaluate requests for estimates, ensuring timely completion and accuracy.

  • Document Management: Create and manage job folders, and review plumbing documents to understand the scope of work for bidding.

  • Take-Offs and Software Input: Execute take-offs of construction documents and input them into computer estimating software.

  • Pricing and Bids: Obtain pricing for materials and bids from subcontractors, including coordination and scheduling within the mechanical trade.

  • Cost Analysis: Prepare cost analysis by recapitulating material, labor, equipment, subcontractor, and overhead costs.

  • Accuracy and Standards: Ensure estimates and revisions are complete and accurate, informing the supervisor of any discrepancies.

  • Scheduling and Budgeting: Prepare baseline schedules, budgets, and subcontracts, ensuring subcontractors stay on schedule.

  • Bid Calendar: Prepare and maintain a weekly bid calendar to ensure timely completion of estimates.


  • Five+ years of related experience, and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Degree in Construction Management, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field is a plus.

  • Valid Montana plumbers license is a plus.

  • Skills and knowledge of all facets of plumbing operations.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as blueprints, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

  • Write routine reports and correspondence.

  • Speak effectively before groups of customers or employees.

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.

  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percentage and to draw and interpret graphs.

  • Proficient with estimating software and Microsoft Suite


  • Competitive Wage ($70k - $100k DOE)

  • Medical Insurance

  • 3 affordable plans with HSA and FSA options available

  • HSA Employer Contribution of $600/$1,200 (Individual/Family) if selecting the HDHP HSA plan

  • Telemedicine

  • Dental & Vision

  • Employer 401(k) match up to 8% (based on company profitability)

  • Paid Time Off and 6 Paid Holidays

  • Company Paid Life Insurance and Employee Assistance Program

  • Accident, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability

  • Pet Insurance

  • Referral Bonuses

  • Williams Academy ( : In-person training events, access to over 60 online courses, ongoing professional development opportunities

  • Co-workers committed to teamwork, individual responsibility, and success

  • Company Events (Archery Tournament, Golf Tournament ( , and more!)

  • Opportunity to live and play in the “Last Best Place”

  • Additional Perks: Discounted Gym Memberships, Auto Discount, Tuition Assistance, Verizon Discount, Discounted Dog Daycare/Boarding

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Minimum Experience



$70k - $100k DOE