Our client has been constantly adapting, evolving, and growing to meet the changing needs of the marketplace. Integrating many areas of expertise allows us to offer their partners and clients innovative end‐to‐end solutions that are unmatched in the market today.
  
Our client is an industrial general contractor focusing on piping, structural, civil, and mechanical installations in the petrochemical, bulk material handling, power generation, mining, wastewater, and pulp and paper industries.  

The company culture demands integrity, reliability and care for their customers from each and every employee. As an integral member of the team, the Estimator should be a motivated individual who is committed to growing their professional career while gaining valuable knowledge and experience through a variety of assignments. The qualified individual should have experience working for a General Contractor or equivalent, estimating large and complex construction projects, including heavy industrial and commercial opportunities. Candidates who are interested in a longer-term career opportunity are preferred.
  
Responsibilities

 
You will play a pivotal role in he continued success as an industry leader. As such you will:

– Perform complete estimates for multi-discipline projects from receipt of bid package through final bid review, including site visits, scope determination, material take-offs, risk analysis, labour productivity analysis, and constructability analysis
– Participate in analysis of specifications for large lump sum and construction management projects to determine overall project requirements (codes, bonding, insurance, etc.), scope limits/boundaries, and the review of contract documents
– Develop and issue RFQ/RFP packages to subtrades and vendors to obtain competitive pricing, and select the best trade contractor pricing upon comprehensive review, analysis, and evaluation
– Assemble conceptual/budget estimates based on historical project information and benchmarking
– Follow all established estimating procedures and methods for staff to use in the preparation of estimates
– Full accountability for work scope in small-to-large estimates or a component of larger estimates
– Prepare preliminary construction schedules (milestone dates, integration points) and workforce loading documents
– Develop and maintain relationships with all clients and stakeholders, especially trade contractors for price advantages
– Maintain and update trade contractor database information
– Identify risks/opportunities associated with contract/project documents and execution strategies, and propose mitigations and cost savings
– Analyze, understand, and incorporate project-specific requirements, site, schedule, and market conditions/constraints into estimates
Professionally hand-over estimates to the construction execution team and support on projects as necessary, including developing change order pricing

 
Qualifications / Requirements / Knowledge
  
– Minimum 5 years of experience in a similar role is considered an asset
– Postsecondary diploma or degree in a related discipline or Technical School certification (Including Trade Certification) in an appropriate discipline – a combination of education, training, and experience
– Gold Seal Certified, LEED Accredited, LEAN experience, MRICS, and CIQS are all considered assets
– Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Teams), MS Project, and Adobe/Bluebeam
– Familiarity with Primavera P6, On-Screen Takeoff, HCSS are considered assets
– Industrial site experience working with the pipefitting, ironworking, and millwright trades
– Understanding of Structural Steel, Mechanical Equipment, and Piping erection best practices
– Understanding of union agreements (Building Trades)
– Advanced construction/engineering document reading skills (Isometrics, P&ID’s, Flow Diagrams, General Arrangements) and a firm understanding of contract documents
– Robust and confident negotiation skills
– Occasional travel to perform site walkthroughs, site condition reviews, and in-progress project visits
– Drivers abstract required for use of company vehicles

 
Skills/Abilities/Attributes

 
– High personal, professional, and ethical standards
– Excellent relationship building skills
– Excellent analytical and critical thinking/problem solving skills
– Sound organizational and prioritization/time-management skills with a proven ability to meet tight deadlines
– Strong attention to detail, highly organized, and a team player in a collaborative environment
– Professional oral and written communication skills
– Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

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