Career opportunity: Civil estimator, Hamilton

triple crown enterprisesA mid-size industrial construction company in Hamilton is looking for an intermediate/senior level Civil Estimator.

As part of the estimating team some of your responsibilities will include;

  • Preparing estimate packages of probable cost of materials, labour, equipment and safety considerations for civil construction projects
  • Reviewing and understanding Request for Quotes, client schematics, drawings, specifications and any other document related to creating an estimate package
  • Completing quantity and material take offs and square footage take offs
  • Understanding, following, and advising on tendering processes and pathways
  • Creating and utilizing costing spreadsheets based on current vendor / supplier price lists
  • Examining and analyzing tender documents
  • Coordinating with various departments to ensure that bid documents and other required
    information are received in an accurate and effective manner for the use in creating bid/ tender/estimating packages
  • Maintaining contacts and connections, review the external market for bid opportunities, report and/or act on those opportunities
  • Effectively communicating and/or clarify with clients requesting estimates
  • Assisting in creating presentation materials
  • Establishing and coordinate bid/estimate tracking systems
  • Preparing cost and expenditure statements, construction progress reports
  • Preparing and presenting project cost forecasting / updating at regular intervals
  • Preparing and maintaining a directory of suppliers, vendors, contractors and sub-contractor
  • Meeting, consulting and communicating effectively with engineers, designers, owners, clients & other departments
  • Reviewing estimates for extensions, scope creep, overruns, accuracy and error
  • Performing cost control functions
  • Evaluate sub-contractor’s quotes
  • Procurement duties as required and requested
  • Performing closing procedures and participate in bid post completion reviews in cooperation with other divisions

• Degree/Diploma in Estimating, Construction Management or similar field of study • 10+ years of successful experience in a Construction Estimating role
• Project management experience
• Excellent attention to detail
• Strong planning and organizational abilities

Salary: Based on experience

Please send resumes to