Search Jobs

Hold CTRL to choose multiple sectors (up to 3)


Hold CTRL to choose multiple sectors (up to 3)

Senior/Chief Estimator job in Canada

  • Show me jobs like this one
  • More jobs from this recruiter
  • Email this job to a friend
  • Print this job
Job Ref:  204688635
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Construction
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  -
City:  Canada
Salary:  £65000 - £70000/annum
16/10/2016 02:57
Our client is a leading Heavy Civils & Infrastructure company who is currently recruiting for a Senior Estimator (THEY ARE WILLING TO RELOCATE IN CANADA FOR THIS POSITION).

This position will appeal to a highly competitive, results oriented individual who aspires to advance their career in construction by accepting a key role in the development of our company's project management/estimating team working on new and existing business contacts throughout the region working on private and municipal projects.

Reporting to the President, this position involves estimating commercial, industrial and civil construction ranging in size from $500,000 to $100 MILLION dollar values. Types of projects include, Heavy, Civils, Structures, Bridge and Dam Water Treatment Plant, Sanitary and Sewer works along with some Structural build such as Airports and Hospitals.

The Senior Estimator will be used to working in a fast passed office and will be responsible for the timely and accurate completion of tenders from initiation through to tender closing. As my client do not self-perform you will have to be experienced in selling out works to sub-contractors also. Must be a bid/tender closing expert managing multiple tenders weekly.

Role Summary:
Work collaborately with other civil estimators, as well as the entire estimating team (mechanical and electrical estimators)
Effectively prepare and develop cost codes for Operations
Complete take-off's on all trades (quantity and costs) including labour, materials and equipment (except for mechanical and electrical disciplines)
Analyze subcontrator scope and select most complete and competitive price
Complete tender form and close a tender on closing day, effectively and in a timely manner
Ability to understand the workings and sequencing of a project including, construction schedule, tie-in and shut-downs
Meet tender closing deadlines and perform effectively at day of bid close under tight schedules
Manage multiple tenders at one time
Obtain and negotiate best possible pricing from suppliers and subcontractors within company code of ethics
Ability to review drawings and specifications to extract complete scope of work
Position Requirements:
Must possess a relevant Post Secondary Diploma/Degree and/or a trade certification with 6+ years of estimating experience in heavy civil earthworks and concrete Heavy, Civils, Structures, Bridge and Dam Water Treatment Plant, Sanitary and Sewer works along with some Structural build such as Airports and Hospitals.
Proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel, Work and Outlook)
Experience with Primavera P6 would be an asset
Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrate strong organizational, leadership and communication skills
Proven ability to problem-solve using a variety of creative methods
Team-oriented with the ability to work independently, while displaying strong time management skills
Effective negotiation and diplomacy skills
Commitment to safety in the workplace
Competitive salary with annual discretionary bonus potential
Comprehensive benefit package including, dental, medical and vision
Excellent company matched pension plan
Company ownership with proven equity potential
Career development and advancement opportunities
Challenging projects that focus on improving our infrastructure and environment for all Canadians...present and future
Community atmosphere and family environment with multiple employee events
Commitment to our local communities through donations, sponsorship and giving
Job Type: Full-time
Required education:
Required experience:
Estimating in heavy civil earthworks: 6 years
Copyright © Rengineeringjobs.com Job Board 2011  | Powered by JobMount Job Board Software