At E.L. Pruitt Co. we are always seeking top-notch, skilled professionals in the Mechanical Construction Industry.  Our Company strives to deliver high quality craftsmanship with integrity to each project.  We are looking for hardworking, self-motivated people to join our team. If you would be a good fit for any of the positions listed, click below to submit your resume.

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Current Openings

Estimator/Project Manager – Plumbing & HVAC Piping

E.L. Pruitt Co. is currently seeking an estimator/project manager to join our plumbing/piping division.

Founded in 1971, E.L. Pruitt Co. is a leading provider of HVAC, plumbing, piping, and fire protection systems for commercial, industrial and institutional clients in Illinois.  We are looking for a highly motivated, self-starter to join our team.  This position is located in our Springfield, IL office.

As an Estimator/Project Manager you will be responsible for all aspects of a project from inception to close-out.  We work on a wide range of project from small to large.   


  • Initiate and maintain relationships with owners, design professionals, suppliers, subcontractors and others related to the project.
  • Analyze blueprints, schematics, specifications and other construction documentation to prepare material, equipment, subcontractors and labor cost.
  • Prepare estimates and written quotes that meet project requirements regarding materials, labor, subcontractors, equipment and schedule.
  • Perform a thorough contract review for every project. Negotiate contract as necessary to comply with estimated scope of work.
  • Ability to develop clear and detailed project scope and timeline with customers and general contractors
  • Create schematic designs as needed for project estimates and construction.
  • Prepare RFI’s, subcontracts, purchase orders and proposals using computer generated construction management software.
  • Develop cost saving strategies during various phases of the project
  • Confer with engineers, architects, owners, contractors, subcontractors and superintendent on changes and adjustments to cost estimates.
  • Prepare and maintain all required project documentation
  • Manage and forecast projects for cost, profitability and schedule adherence.
  • Maintain detailed and orderly estimate and project files.
  • Manage project close-out
  • Ensure that supervision is results oriented and promote the company’s culture in particular, regarding safety, quality and customer service to ensure profitability.
  • Maintain a presence in the office and serve as an example of technical support, ethical and professional behavior for employees.
  • Support continuous improvement efforts and the change management effects associated with the implementation of improvements.


  • Plumbing/Piping estimating experience
  • Experience with computerized estimating software is a must. Trimble Autobid Mechanical (Quickpen) is preferred but not required.
  • Design/build experience
  • Ability to effectively communicate
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Flexibility within a fast paced environment
  • Self-motivated 


  • Minimum of 5 years computerized estimating experience required


  • In addition to competitive salaries, EL Pruitt Co. offers a generous benefit package which includes: health, dental, 401K, cash balance plan and profit sharing

To apply, please submit a current resume to