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Sean Bloomfield

Sean Bloomfield

Recruitment Consultant

Sheet Metal/ Mechanical Estimator

  • Listed: 10 Jun 2024
  • Building & Construction
  • Ontario - Toronto
  • 80000 - 100000

As a Sheet Metal/Mechanical Estimator, you will assume a critical role in the pre-construction phase of our client's projects. Working in tandem with project management and business development teams, your duties will entail accurately gauging project expenses and formulating competitive bids.
As a Sheet Metal Estimator, your duties will include:

- Assessing the costs of materials, labor, and equipment for mechanical scopes of projects based on contract bids, quotations, schematic drawings, and specifications.
- Conducting thorough quantity take-offs to ensure prompt and accurate estimates, proposals, and bid documents.
- Adhering strictly to the tendering process and establishing comprehensive cost monitoring reporting systems and procedures.
- Generating Requests for Information (RFIs) to the Client/Engineer of Record regarding construction package scope elements. Taking the lead in responding to and closing associated RFIs.
- Collecting quotes from various subcontractors and suppliers and integrating them into competitive bids.
- Acting as the main point of contact for clients throughout the bidding process.
- Debriefing with the Chief Estimator after the award of contracts/jobs to discuss quoted material.
- Participating in presenting estimates/proposals to senior management.
- Participating in project development activities, including scope definition and clarification, pre-construction planning, and control estimate development.
- Following through on awarded contracts, estimating extra work and change orders.
- Administering contracts, including preparing contracts and purchase orders, tracking project costs, attending site meetings, ordering materials, client invoicing, dispute resolution, and other related project management tasks.

Qualified candidates should have:

- Preferably 3+ years of relevant experience in estimating.
- Experience using Bid2Win (B2W) estimation software is beneficial.
- Strong computer skills.
- Proven track record of project coordination and team collaboration.
- Effective communication, analytical, planning, time management, problem-solving, and organizational skills with high attention to detail.

Must be located in Canada to be considered.

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