VRF Estimator

Burnaby Branch
Full Time

We are looking for an experienced Commercial HVAC/VRF Estimator to join the growing team of the Commercial Bid & Specification department with huge career growth opportunities for the right candidate. The ideal candidate with a proven track record will coordinate and deliver all aspects of HVAC, Refrigeration and VRF estimating responsibilities and related services on bid and project requests.

General Duties:
  • Make a personal commitment to consistently provide superior employee experience and improve ECCO’s employer brand in the market
  • Maintain a good working relationship with all co-workers and ECCO employees
  • Compliance with ECCO’s Human Resources Policies and Procedures
  • Compliance with ECCO’s Health & Safety Policies and Procedures
  • Compliance with ECCO’s Safety Program and ensuring safety is at the forefront of all your actions while at work
  • Assist in the success of ECCO’s Safety Program with suggestions, by setting a good example, and by ensuring that safety is at the forefront of your actions while at work
HVAC/VRF Estimator & Sales:
  • Understanding of mechanical drawings, specifications and addendums to accurately present quotes
  • Review project plans and specifications for completeness and reasonable basis that supports the project’s physical scope
  • Ensure ECCO Supply provides competitive pricing on all quotes submitted while striving to maintain maximum profit margin and gain market share
  • Maximizing ECCO’s product offering as equals or alternates as project solutions
  • Create project estimates and associated basis of estimate reports for weekly meetings
  • Stay current on codes, market trends, new equipment applications, procedures, and methods developing in the industry
  • Knowledge of commercial building mechanical systems and controls is required.
  • A team player, self-motivated, consistent, dependable and has a flare to initiate and coordinate with teams of estimators in achieving common objectives and goals of the department.
  • Provide clarity and customer service to all inquiries arising on project solutions offered.
  • Planning and prioritizing work schedule to timely completion of quotes as required.
  • Assist in trades shows offered by ECCO, suppliers, and/or customers
  • Willing to participate in industry-related associations, i.e., monthly meetings
  • Participate in annual inventory count and other duties as deemed necessary by management


  • Post-secondary degree or Diploma in Engineering degree or an appropriate field.
  • Must have a minimum of 4 years of experience in HVAC, Refrigeration and VRF applications.
  • Previous working experience as an estimator in the HVAC, Refrigeration and VRF sectors is required.
  • Ability to read and interpret Architectural, Mechanical drawings and technical specifications.
  • Excellent organizational, and computer skills including estimating software.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and negotiating skills.
  • High attention to detail and problem-solving skills.

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