Heavy Civil Estimator


Talentworks has partnered with our client to recruit for a Senior Heavy Civil Estimator based in Dartmouth, NS. As an Estimator you will be responsible for preparing and coordinating complete estimates for tenders, primarily focusing on provincial and municipal builds and infrastructure pursuits, in both public and private sector markets.

You want to work here!

Dedicated to providing a safe and healthy working environment, our client offers:

• Competitive salary
• Comprehensive benefits and RSP packages
• Continuous training on industry leading technology
• Opportunity for advancement
• Employee incentives

What you’ll do

As the Senior Estimator you will be responsible to plan, coordinate and direct the estimating functions while actively working with team members from all levels of the company to ensure quality workmanship and profitable results. Duties will include:

• Review specifications and drawings to determine scope of work
• Review proposal specifications and project documents
• Interpret drawings and bid packages
• Collects and analyzes pricing from subcontractors and suppliers
• Prepare full cost estimates including complete take-offs and soliciting pricing from subcontractors
• Prepares bid presentation for senior management
• Participate in closing of estimates and submission of tenders
• Prepares the original schedule on which the bid estimate is assembled
• Prepares bid bond applications
• Reviews job cost reports to determine where estimating can be improved
• Attend site visits as required

What you’ll bring to the table

In order to succeed in this role, you’re going to need a few things. In addition to being professional, ambitious, and detail oriented, you possess:

• Extensive experience estimating provincial and municipal projects
• General knowledge of heavy civil/ construction engineering concepts
• Strong conceptual estimating skills – ability to understand, price, define and explain estimate content and approach
• Knowledge of bidding risks and strategies
• Ability to read blueprints
• Knowledge of various Estimating and CAD software
• Ability to manage and prioritize several assignments at once

What now?

If this sounds like your dream job, please forward a copy of your resume to nancy@talentworks.biz.

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