Senior Estimator
CA, ON, Toronto
35d ago

Senior Estimator

The Senior Estimator works under the leadership of a Lead Estimator in the Infrastructure Construction group and is responsible for completing all facets of the assigned estimate scope including quantities, costing, subcontractor and supplier analysis, and equipment analysis for presentation and review of the assigned bid scope.

This position requires directing the work of Junior Estimators. The Senior Estimator reports functionally to the Manager or Director of the regional office.

Main Responsibilities :

  • Review the project design drawings and specifications to determine assigned scope of work
  • Collaborate to the development of the Work Breakdown Structure
  • Prepare materials, labour and equipment cost estimation necessary to successfully carry out a construction project according to proposals, plans, estimates and specifications
  • Coordinate preparation and perform of full detailed quantity takeoff estimates, identifying inherent risk and opportunities
  • Prepare final estimate summaries of assigned scope and verify estimate completeness and accuracy
  • Prepare in coordination with procurement and engineering tender documents for subcontract and supplier pricing
  • Solicit information from subcontractors and suppliers
  • Assist in project planning and scheduling
  • Provides sub-contract and supplier analysis recommendations
  • Distributes work to junior estimators
  • Communicate with engineers, architects, owners, contractors and sub-contractors in order to prepare cost-effective feasibility studies regarding changes and adjustments to cost estimates
  • Requirements :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Certificate in Civil Engineering Technology or any equivalent studies / experience combination
  • 6 to 10 years of experience in estimation
  • Good knowledge of Word, Excel,
  • Job site experience; an asset
  • Experience in Design-Build, P3s an asset
  • Heavy Bid estimation software; an asset
  • English essential (spoken and written), French an asset
  • Please be advised that this posting is in reference to a future need and does not reflect any position(s) currently open within SNC-


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