HVAC Estimator

Plumbing/Mechanical / Plomberie / Mécanique Portland, Oregon


Position at Ainsworth

If you thrive in a team-oriented workplace that challenges your skills, to drive your career development, embraces diversity and rewards innovation, with competitive pay and great employee programs, join the Ainsworth, a subsidiary of GDI, team today!


HVAC Estimator will work with the HVAC Service Manager, Account Managers and Technicians to develop detailed, accurate and timely quotes. They will review plans and specs, attend job walks, and meet with suppliers and clients while developing the quotes.   


  • Provide back of house and client facing support for the Service Manager including but not limited to:
    • Attend Job Walkthroughs
    • Review bid requests, plans and specifications, etc. to qualify projects for appropriate action
    • Estimate projects by developing formal Client Proposal, System Sketches with all details required for Subcontractor RFP and Estimating System input.
    • Maintain bid lists and CRM entries accurately with timely updates
    • Source new sales opportunities through inbound lead follow-up and outbound cold calls and emails
    • Field Bid Request phone calls/emails, and query client for project details.
    • Research accounts, identify key players, and generate interest
    • Maintain general contractors, mechanical contractors, and consulting engineers account lists
    • Assist with the preparation of technical proposals and prequalification forms


  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in the Mechanical industry
  • 1-3 years’ experience with HVAC or Mechanical Sales.
  • Entry-level candidates will be considered on an individual basis
  • Proven history of sales activities focused on contractor relationships and professional selling skills
  • Must have excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Experience with scope development and specification writing
  • Must be comfortable with Computers and software.
  • Valid driver’s license 

Why work at Ainsworth?

Ainsworth is growing at an unprecedented rate and to help attract and retain top talent, we provide benefits on your first day with us. We offer a wide variety of benefits including the following:

Benefits: Comprehensive health, dental and medical benefits, including wellness supports, RRSP matching and generous vacation

Growth: In-house training and development, access to LinkedIn Learning and other professional development opportunities, Employee performance-based bonus program, where applicable

Rewards: Service milestones and peer recognition plus Employee Discounts and Incentives

Flexibility: Hybrid working models, where applicable

Diversity: An inclusive organization that embraces diversity and belonging; work in a great team atmosphere with future potential for promotion within company


While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Ainsworth, a subsidiary of GDI, is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. Qualified designated group members are encouraged to apply as any reasonable accommodation of qualifications will be considered as per our Accommodation Policy, available upon request.

Ainsworth, a subsidiary of GDI, is an integrated multi-trade company, offering end-to-end services and solutions for all asset maintenance and refurbishment requirements of our customers. We are continually striving to create better and more advanced products as well as provide the highest quality service. We are rapidly growing and need talented professionals to help drive our vision at becoming the best multi-trade company in the country! Join us…. Make a difference.