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Title:  Fire Protection Estimator


Omaha, NE

Ahern, one of the leading mechanical and fire protection contractors in the United States, has an exciting opportunity for an Estimator located in our Omaha, NE office. In 2021, Ahern was ranked as the #1 specialty contractor in WI and in the top 15% of specialty contractors across the US. Building this first-class reputation in the industry since 1880 did not happen by chance. It has developed over time through our commitment to conducting business ethically and by providing continuous learning, improvement and development opportunities for its number one asset, employees. You owe it to yourself to find out what Ahern has to offer!


How you will contribute:
This is a great opportunity to showcase your estimating skills while playing a key role in various fire protection system projects. Work with clients and team members to produce timely, accurate, and concise estimates that include project materials, manpower, and technology costs that meet the specifications and customer requirements of each project. Assist in bid/no bid decisions, review specifications before project takeoffs, and conduct turnover meetings.


What you need to qualify:
Ahern will help make the most of your fire protection estimating or design experience. Being mathematically and technically inclined is essential. You can stand out above other candidates by demonstrating the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven work environment. A commitment to providing exceptional customer service, maintaining cutting-edge industry knowledge and being able to execute tasks with a great amount of detail will be crucial. The ideal candidate will have 2-3 years of designer experience or prior experience working with estimating software. A NICET level 2 certification or above is preferred. If you are ready to demonstrate this expertise, Ahern wants you!


What's in it for you?

Ahern has a commitment to excellence that extends beyond our outstanding customer satisfaction ratings and numerous safety awards. The Company extends this commitment by passing a significant amount of profits back to employees through bonus programs, and generous 401K match. Ahern has a health benefits package that ranks in the top 20% of all plans nationally. Ahern also has a wellness program that was designed to keep employees and their families happy and healthy. Significant investment in employee training programs, advancement opportunities, educational assistance, and flexible/remote work schedules have helped Ahern stand out above others in the industry. Experience for yourself why Ahern has been voted the Best Place to Work!


Ahern is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages veterans, women, minorities, and disabled individuals to apply.


Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs