Junior/Intermediate Estimator

Location: Newmarket, Ontario
Division: Estimating
Start Date: 04/14/2024


The Junior/Intermediate Estimator position is an all-encompassing role which provides the foundation for a career in Estimating. You will be engaged in all aspects of the bid process working alongside the Estimating Team preparing detailed estimates on a variety of ICI projects.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work independently and with other estimators to prepare accurate and detailed estimates.
  • Read project specifications and contract documents.
  • Assist with and prepare the full on-screen quantity take-off of all labour, equipment and materials as per project specifications using AutoBid Mechanical software.
  • Receive, review and enter sub trade and supplier pricing in a detailed and organized manner using SmartBid software.
  • Use SmartBid software to post sub trade and supplier bid invitations.
  • Prepare bid package for transfer to Purchasing upon job award.
  • Prepare detailed billing breakdowns on successful projects.
  • Attend tender site meetings, deliver tenders and;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Experience with reading and interpreting large scale project drawings and bid specifications.
  • Knowledge of construction industry standards and codes.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail, interpersonal and organization skills and a high level of accuracy.
  • Proficient user of MS Office and other software programs.