Position: Senior Estimator

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Murray Company, a premier, 100% employee-owned (ESOP) mechanical contractor, offers a new Senior Estimator position for our Northern California Branch office.

Grow with us…. Bring your enthusiasm and unique perspective to Murray Company where you’ll have the opportunity to grow with us professionally, personally, and financially. Join a team that cares about helping you thrive and succeed. We are genuinely vested in your success and our open-door policy affirms that. You’ll work alongside talented colleagues, many of whom build long careers here while migrating through various roles, establishing lifelong friendships and making a difference in our company and the contracting community. In exchange for your contributions, you’ll enjoy ownership is an Employee Stock Ownership Plan, great compensation and benefits, and a matched 401K retirement plan.


Position applies to the following locations:


2090 Farallon Drive, San Leandro, CA 94577




  • Possess a minimum of five years’ mechanical estimating experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in construction management or mechanical engineering preferred or equivalent combinations of technical training and/or experience
  • Estimating techniques utilizing QuickPen or similar software
  • Extensive Process Piping (Biopharmaceutical & Semiconductor) Experience
  • Some knowledge of UPC



  • Responsible for estimating assigned projects, preparing budgets and the development of complete detailed quality bid packages
  • Develop scope documents for subcontractors and review bids for completeness and compliance with specifications
  • Attend change order meetings if required
  • Assist project manager in validating and pricing the changes across multiple projects.
  • Participate in the review of estimates for completeness and accuracy.
  • Good time management and organization, communication and interpersonal skills – the ability to plan work and prioritize demands.
  • Strong presentation and communication skills – ability to chair and run scope and estimate review meetings if required.
  • Support training / mentoring of junior staff
  • Relevant duties as assigned by management
  • Develop vendor relationships



  • Candidate will be self-managing and require minimum supervision.
  • 5-10 year plus experience including a substantial track record of working on engineering and construction projects in pharmaceutical, life sciences, biotech or related manufacturing technological industries.
  • Experience with business development, including developing business with existing and new clients, and cross-selling preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to communicate across all levels of management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Project and other computer software
  • Ability to multi-task


Murray Company offers its employees an autonomous environment in which to demonstrate your capabilities and room to grow with a winning team!


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