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Senior Estimator

Toronto, ON · Construction/Facilities

About The Opportunity:

We are seeking an experienced Senior Estimator to join our Estimating team. The ideal candidate will excel in calculating potential costs and gains of construction projects, analyzing data based on various factors. Strong numerical and analytical skills, along with great attention to detail and excellent communication abilities, are essential.

Who We Are:

We are a North American Construction Management firm with offices in Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, and Chicago, specializing in Institutional, Retail, Hospitality, and Corporate construction. Our team is dedicated to excellence, diversity, and inclusion, ensuring every member feels empowered to reach their full potential.

If you are inspired by these types of projects and share our commitment to relationships, trust, accountability, inclusivity, and honesty, we invite you to join our team.

Please visit our website to learn more about our organization.

As a Senior Estimator, You’ll Be Responsible For:

  • Preparing construction estimates and tenders, including costs of materials, labor, and equipment for RFPs
  • Developing project-specific scopes of work for all trade disciplines
  • Qualifying incoming pricing, bids, quotations, schematic drawings, and specifications
  • Establishing and maintaining tendering processes, recommending tender awards, and conducting negotiations
  • Preparing Class “D” and “A” budgets with support from the Project Management team
  • Preparing preliminary schedules for construction project RFPs
  • Setting up cost monitoring and reporting systems and procedures
  • Maintaining a directory of suppliers, contractors, and subcontractors
  • Liaising and communicating with engineers, architects, owners, contractors, and subcontractors, and preparing feasibility studies on cost estimate adjustments
  • Demonstrating knowledge of construction estimating in the retail, commercial, hospitality, and institutional sectors

About You:

The successful candidate will possess:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Architecture, or a related field
  • At least 5 years of experience in extensive retail, large commercial, institutional, and industrial projects
  • Strong trade relationships locally and nationally
  • Proficiency in quantity take-offs, unit costs, and labor rates
  • The ability to read technical drawings and specifications
  • Skill in demonstrating proposals and projects
  • Capability to manage multiple tenders simultaneously
  • Knowledge of building codes
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Consistent achievement of objectives on schedule, budget, and quality standards
  • High resourcefulness, flexibility, and adaptability
  • A strong work ethic and perseverance in challenging situations
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Self-motivation and the ability to prioritize and execute tasks effectively in a high-pressure environment
  • Experience with MS Office Suite, MS Project, Bluebeam, Procore, and related estimating tools

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

  • Office environment work
  • Occasional site visits
  • Tasks include computer work, sitting at a desk, remote and in-person meetings, emails, phone calls, and other duties

What’s In It for You:

  • Competitive Base Salary and Vacation
  • Yearly Bonus Structure
  • Employer-Paid Extended Health & Dental Benefits
  • Ongoing Company Social Activities and Celebrations

To Apply:

Ready to take the next step in your career? Submit your resume today! Compensation will be market-competitive and dependent on qualifications and experience.

A criminal record check will be required for the successful candidate. Feel free to contact us with any questions before applying.

We are committed to an inclusive selection process, fostering a workforce that reflects community diversity. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals and provide accommodation and support during the recruitment process upon request. Contact us at [HR email] if you require accommodation at any stage.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Salary- $110- 140K based on experience. 
Job # 16458329


Thank you for your interest in this job posting.

We look forward to hearing from you.

TalentSphere Staffing Solutions
talentsphere.ca

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