|Job Ref:||20c73803||Employer:||Direct Solutions - Canada||Country:||Canada||County/State:||Ontario||City:||Burlington||Address:||Post Date:||19/10/2016 11:29|
Mechanical Estimator, Intermediate Summary: Our client in Burlington is hiring for an Intermediate Mechanical Estimator. The Mechanical Estimator is responsible for estimating mechanical requirements for purchased, leased equipment or portions of contract proposal estimates. Responsibilities: Â· Participates in the estimating process Â· Reviews safety requirements, solicits suppliers and subcontractors, prepares quantity surveys, and prepares preliminary construction schedules Â· Assists in the preparation/coordination of cost estimates Â· Prepares quantity take-off of materials, identifies subcontracted work as required in the bid tendering process Â· Understands the labour requirements of the project Â· Obtain labour rates and appropriate â€add-onsâ€ (e.g. labour burdens, small tools, insurances, and bonding) to be used in preliminary pricing of quantities Â· Assists on Bid Day with the solicitation of subcontractors/suppliers and bid analysis Â· Assists the Senior Project Manager, Mechanical deliver bid before specified closing time, and maintains confidentiality of subcontractor/supplier bid pricing Â· Participates in turn-over meetings to Operations Â· Participates in buy-out process on successful bids, under the direction of the Senior Project Manager, Mechanical Â· Develops and maintains relationships with key subcontractors and suppliers to ensure competitive pricingInterprets project drawings and specifications, analyzes blueprints, specifications, proposals and other documentationPerforms customer follow-up of proposalsDevelops familiarity with ACL Cost Control systems Â· Reviews proposal specifications and drawings to determine scope of work Â· Prepares mechanical and piping estimations from process flow sheets and process/piping and instrumentation diagrams Â· Prepares labour hour calculations and crew durations for costing Â· Prepares quantity take-offs for costing as well for tendering budgetary pricing Â· Assists with inputs for project scope change estimates Â· Participates in preliminary pricing of quantities and assists with preparing general & special conditions cost estimate Â· Reviews bonding and insurance requirements under the direction of the Senior Project Manager, Mechanical Â· Attends meetings, including pre-tender, bid strategy, pricing review and subcontractor scope review meetings Education, Experience, and Skills Post-secondary degree/diploma in Mechanical Engineering and 8 years related estimating experience in heavy industrial construction or equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous site experience is an asset. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations C.E.T. and/or GSC or other relevant certifications are encouraged **Please note that this is not a PM role. All candidates must have estimation experience
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