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Northec is seeking an Estimator for their operations in Timmins.
Created in 2014, Northec is based in Timmins, Ontario and specializes in the execution of medium to large-scale projects in the Infrastructure, Energy, and Mining sectors for both private and public clients.
We are a growing construction company that is recognized for the quality of our work and our ability to deliver even the most challenging projects on time and on budget.
At Northec, our people are the key in achieving our vision and ultimate goal : to ensure our clients’ satisfaction and to continue to deliver a diversified service offering.
Our people are the ones making it all possible because they are skilled, committed, and motivated. And we also know we can rely on our administrative staff because they offer a highly efficient support to worksites and project management teams.
Northec shares the same key values as EBC Inc., our parent company, which are :
Respect, Expertise, Security, Teamwork, Integrity and Success
These key values guide our employees and are reflected in our work. Our clients appreciate our rigorous work methods, employee expertise and safe work practices that we apply on every job, big or small.
The incumbent will be asked to estimate the costs of each public or private project for which the company has decided to respond to a call for tenders and participate in the coordination of the project.
Specify the reference number 56-DG-20
Deadline 2020 / 11 / 30
Working at EBC means being part of a thriving company that operates in a variety of sectors across Canada. Its also means working for a company concerned about the health and well-being of its employees by offered them a variety of actions and programs.
Want to join forces with a talented and dynamic team? Are you looking for an enjoyable work environment with excellent working conditions?
EBC is the ideal place to take on new challenges and advance your career.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
the estimator must be able to manage a submission from opening to closing :
consult the plans and specifications;
coordinate tasks with the Chief Estimator and the Project Director;
prepare the tender document, the summary schedule, the approximate quantities for the work and for the materials required;
discuss : the working methods to be applied, parts of the work to be subcontracted, risks and constraints of the invitation to tender;
establish the work schedule;
prepare a preliminary report on the needs and applicable equipment or labor rates;
identify whether expert reports are to be carried out on the work site;
participate in the mandatory visit and / or customer meeting for relevant information;
seek prices from sub-contractors and suppliers;
establish the costs associated with the bid and the special conditions;
balance the pages of tender sheets with the total quantities, total cost of labor and equipment, materials, suppliers and subcontractors;
communicate with owners, subcontractors and suppliers to obtain clarifications of the files;
prepare the submission review;
ensure the conformity of the documents sent to the client (e.g. final slip);
establish lasting contacts with subcontractors, suppliers, etc.
Degree in Civil / Mining Engineering, Construction Management, or Civil Engineering Technology;
related job experience of 5-10 years in construction project management or estimation, working on heavy civil construction or mining sites;
demonstrated success in project delivery and execution of project management methods;
excellent knowledge of Autocad, MS Office, MS Project, Bluebeam & TPL (formerly ProJest) considered a strong asset;
experience in estimating would be considered an asset;
bilingualism in French and English, considered a strong asset;
valid Driver’s license.
Skills and attitudes required
Advanced skills in management, negotiation, communication, and problem solving;
initiative and leadership;
highly organized and self-motivated;
ability to attend to detail and work in an accurate and efficient manner;
ability to effectively manage and complete priorities on a daily basis;
Conditions offered by EBC
A competitive salary;
4-weeks’ vacation per year;
a comprehensive group insurance program (health and dental plan paid by employer);
a group RRSP program with an employer contribution to a DPSP;
an employee assistance program;
an active social club;
a friendly and stimulating work environment;