Construction Estimator - Project Manager (Municipal & Highway Paving)
David Aplin Group
34d ago

We are seeking an individual to join our team as a Construction Estimator & Project Manager in our Municipal and Highway Asphalt Division.

We are looking for a detail oriented person, who is willing to travel and has a strong work ethic, who works well in a strong team environment and can perform individually under tight deadlines.

As the Construction Estimator & Project Manager in the Asphalt Division you will :

  • Support all aspects of the tendering process, including accurate take-off quantities and field
  • measurements from drawings and specifications
  • Review proposal specifications and drawings to determine scope of work including scheduling and project planning
  • Accurate and timely interpretation of project drawings, specifications, supplier and subcontractor
  • quotes, proposals and other documentation
  • Review, analyze and check bid documents for completeness and prepare estimates accordingly
  • Collaborate with Superintendents when preparing bids
  • Manage subcontractor and supplier RFQ's during the procurement and bidding process
  • Establish and maintain relationships with existing and new suppliers and subcontractors
  • Participate in site meetings, pre-bid and pre-award meetings as required
  • Perform site visits and take field measurements as required for preparing quotations
  • Reference historical costs and prepare detailed estimates on all components of a project using
  • Bid2Win estimating software
  • Verify progress billings from and to owner, from and to subcontractors, and monitor progress
  • Advise changes in subcontractor and supplier information
  • Manage and direct projects at the site on a regular basis including out of town stays as required
  • Identify project risks, problems and issues as early as possible; ensuring mitigating actions are in
  • place to minimize impact, and elevate to senior management as appropriate relative to severity
  • Plan, organize, manage and monitor project costs, assisting with estimated to completion costs
  • Liaise, consult and communicate with engineers, architects, owners, contractors, subcontractors
  • and suppliers on changes and adjustments to contracts
  • To be successful you will have the following qualifications, skills and attributes and experience :

  • B. Sc. (Civil) Engineering with P. Eng. or E.I.T status, or a C.E.T. or B. Tech. degree in C.M.
  • Team player with positive attitude and 5+ years of experience in asphalt paving & road building
  • Excellent communications skills (written and verbal), time management and organizational skills
  • Strong problem solving skills, attentive to details, thorough and accurate in preparing estimates
  • Deadline driven with strong ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast pace environment
  • Ability to travel, work long days, occasional evenings and weekends
  • Possess strong mathematical and computer skills with experience in Microsoft Office Applications
  • MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project), Bid2Win, and / or equivalent programs

  • Willingness to learn and take on additional responsibilities, with proven ability to take initiative and leadership
  • Salary and Benefits : Qualified candidates can expect above average remuneration, comprehensive benefits, competitive pension plan, opportunity for progression to more senior position and opportunity for performance bonus.

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