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At Trane Technologies® we Challenge Possible. Our brands – including Trane® and Thermo King®  - create access to cooling and comfort in buildings and homes, transport and protect food and perishables, connect customers to elevated performance with less environmental impact, dramatically reduce energy demands and carbon emissions, and innovate with a better world in mind. We boldly challenge what’s possible for a sustainable world.


Trane in Maitland (Orlando), FL is hiring a Building Automation / Controls Estimator! 

This opportunity is for an experienced Controls Estimator who is familiar with Building Automation, HVAC Controls and HVAC Systems. This position is high volume and high visibility, and requires the Estimator to work across disciplines within our organization.

Job Summary:

This position works directly with Customers, Account Managers, Project Managers, Sub-contractors, and Material Suppliers to ensure timely completion of assigned projects and customer satisfaction. Responsible for coordinating selections, estimates, scope of work and pricing for Controls / Building Automation Systems.



  • Performs construction plan review or other requirements as determined by project needs, constraints, and responsibilities to meet all of the customer’s facility requirements. 
  • Utilizes plans, specifications, and knowledge of controls/construction industry to analyze project needs and compiles detailed cost estimates and scopes of work.
  • Responsible for identifying possible cost saving opportunities and/or risk items that may occur on various projects. 
  • Optimizes job costs by negotiating prices with vendors/sub-contractors through quotations for materials/services.
  • Develops the scope of work for sub-contractors by preparing scope definition, exceptions/ exclusions, inclusions, preliminary proposal and system riser/ sketches.
  • Receives and qualifies subcontractor proposals
  • Clarifies, reconciles, and adjusts information gaps and scope deviations with operations group.
  • Responsible for holding job pre-bid meeting to review scope, strategy, etc.
  • Documents work by maintaining files for each job.
  • Maintains competitive advantage by staying current with industry standards.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology or related field preferred.
  • 5+ years demonstrated Controls / Building Automation Experience
  • Detailed knowledge of HVAC Systems, specifically HVAC / BAS Controls
  • Ability to do controls takeoffs
  • Strong communication skills to work with multiple disciplines
  • Flexibility to work overtime/weekends, as required.
  • Must be able to travel locally and possess a valid driver’s license for a minimum of 12 months, with no major or frequent traffic violations including, but not limited to:
    • DUI in the previous 5 years
    • Hit & Run, License Suspension, Reckless / Careless Driving or multiple smaller infractions or preventable collisions in the previous 3 years.


We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits and programs that help our employees thrive in both their professional and personal lives. We are proud of our winning culture which is inclusive and respectful at its core. We share passion for serving customers, caring for others, and boldly challenging what’s possible for a sustainable world.

We are committed to achieving workforce diversity reflective of our communities. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, pregnancy, age, marital status, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally protected status.

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