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Job Description

As an Estimator for our Toronto District Office in Oakville, ON, you will contribute to our team by: • Lead ing medium sized estimates or components of large estimates. • Conducting detailed analysis of contract documents and specifications to determine and validate overall project requirements. • Participating in assembling and generating proposal submission reviews involving written components. • Completing full quantity take-offs of all labor, equipment, and materials from project documents. • Supporting the estimate lead by populating tender forms, generating requests for information, anticipating proposal requirements, and assisting to establish a pursuit schedule. • Conducting risk and opportunity analysis by reviewing all bid related documents and utilizing project and industry knowledge. • Assisting with bid document control by documenting, organizing, and archiving all information relating to the estimate for successful transfer to the project team . • Performing bid-day assignments and supporting other estimators to successfully close various scopes. • Completing final cost estimates and producing final tender submissions for review and approval of the chief estimator and district management before submission to the client. • Establishing a critical path schedule to meet contract completion dates for small-to-medium sized projects. • Other duties as required. What you will bring to the role: • Postsecondary diploma or degree in related discipline or trade experience or equivalent. • 5 years of progressive experience in construction cost estimating, and 6 months of on-site experience is preferred. • Proven ability to successfully lead pursuits valued at up to $25 million in various delivery methods. • General knowledge of different construction methods; planning, scheduling, sequencing, quality, safety, and timelines. • Intermediate knowledge of key principles involved in bid preparation; including quantity takeoff procedures and systems, subtrade partner procurement, pricing, interdepartmental functions, general expense philosophy and bid-closing procedures. • Understanding of compensation models, market conditions, business trends, internal historical information and competitors to develop win strategies. • Resourcefulness and self-motivation with strong organizational skills. • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with stakeholders including the ability to solicit subtrade partners and suppliers. • Working knowledge of estimating software, advanced skills using Micorsoft Office Suite and a strong aptitude for adopting new technology.

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