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Senior Estimator

Burlington, ON · Construction/Facilities

Senior Estimator 
Are you looking for an opportunity to collaborate on distinctive projects as a valued team member, while maintaining a healthy work-life balance? Do you want to be a valued member of a team that works on unique design-build projects across Canada and the US?

About Our Client
Our client is a Canadian Design-Build General Contractor with in-house Engineering Design and Construction Management professionals. They build manufacturing and storage facilities for Canada's food, pharmaceutical, and logistics industries.

Job Description
The ideal candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Create comprehensive and accurate estimates easily convertible to construction budgets
  • Receive project documentation and create an estimate breakdown
  • Follow up with project success to update future estimates
  • Pre-qualify and analyze new vendors for potential use.
  • Create and issue tenders for sub-contracting pricing
  • Create and maintain a costing database for future budgeting
  • Provide a weekly update on all current and upcoming estimates and budgets
  • Provide monthly reporting of issued estimates and budgets and track success rates
  • Identify project risks, mitigate company exposure to them effectively
  • Consider project schedule as well as construction challenges in all estimates
  • Proactively follow up on tenders and RFIs
  • Post-project reviews to compare thoroughness and accuracy of construction budget vs. actual cost

MPI does not discriminate based on race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, or an individual's status in any group or class otherwise protected under applicable human rights legislation. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled and all other qualified applicants

The ideal candidate will possess the following:
  • A min of 5 years of experience in the role of Construction Estimator within a General Contracting (GC) and/or Design-Build GC firm having been the sole or lead Estimator with a clear track record of successfully won projects.
  • Proficient knowledge of site development, building envelope, and M&E systems for ICI facilities.
  • Ability to break down a project into elemental scopes of work using complete sets of project documentation and preliminary conceptual designs.
  • Have successfully estimated completed projects ranging in cost from $250,000 to $80 million.
  • Depth of experience with ICI-type facilities ground up, including site development
  • Confident and personable with clients and sub-contractors
  • Simultaneous management of multiple estimates of varying size and complexity
  • Able to estimate high-level budgets as well as detailed line-item estimates
  • Able to instigate action from Sub-Trades and Vendors/Suppliers
  • Highly competent and effective negotiator
  • Ability to effectively communicate with Project Managers and Site Superintendents to verify scope capture and project plan of the estimate
  • Able to effectively communicate with engineers and architects to ensure all scopes of work are considered.
  • Effective writing and oral communication skills
  • Successful at maintaining and growing client and vendor relationships
What's on Offer
  • Competitive compensation package including:
  • Benefits
  • Bonus
  • RRSP match
  • Dynamic work environment
  • Excellent career growth potential
  • Base salary will be commensurate with experience.

Compensation: $110-120K

Thank you for your interest in this job posting.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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