Estimator& Civil Construction
Hazelwood Construction Services, Inc.
Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
6d ago

Hazelwood Construction Services, Inc., a division of The Hazelwood Group, is seeking an Estimator to join our team on Vancouver Island.

This is a full-time role based at our head office in the beautiful harbor city of Nanaimo, BC, where the cost of living is 25% less than Vancouver!

Our ideal candidate has at least 5 years’ experience as a civil construction estimator, loves working as part of a collaborative team, and isn’t afraid of a challenge.

The Estimator, Civil Construction will mainly be responsible for proactively sourcing civil infrastructure projects to bid, completing proposals, and submitting tenders on time.

The Estimator’s accuracy is critical to the profitability of the business, so analysis and attention to detail is extremely important.

Compensation : Dependent on experience


  • Prepare detailed estimates using Explorer and / or Heavy Bid estimating software
  • Prepare and submit tenders / proposals. Tenders are to be prepared following careful review of tender documents and drawings, and review of project site as required.
  • Actively search for projects (public or private) to bid on. This can be done by searching on BC Bid, Journal of Commerce, Yellow Sheet, networking, etc.
  • Review estimates / tenders with General Manager and other Estimator(s)
  • Take part in project kick-off meetings
  • Assist project manager once estimate becomes a project
  • Other estimating duties as required
  • Qualifications

  • Bachelors or Diploma in Construction, Quantity Surveying, Engineering, Building Technology
  • Gold Seal Certification is an asset
  • Construction Experience Minimum 5+ years estimating
  • Office Software proficiency (Excel, Word, Estimating and Scheduling Software, Job Costing.
  • Great organizational skills
  • Strong mathematical and analytical abilities
  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written)
  • Must be able to multitask and maintain composure under pressure
  • Benefits of Employment Why work at Hazelwood Construction Services?

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Comprehensive benefits plan which includes extended health & dental, vision care, and life insurance.
  • Hazelwood Construction is a well-organized company with the resources to complete jobs with proper equipment and personnel in place.
  • We have a supportive, family-oriented core group of staff that are great to work with and very proud of the work we do.
  • We welcome applications from individuals who meet the above criteria and who are interested in a career with Hazelwood Construction Services.

    Since 1993, Hazelwood Construction has built a solid reputation for market excellence, drawing on a foundation of quality work, stability and innovative approaches to challenging projects.

    Our company is founded on the principles of dedication, teamwork, and commitment to quality construction. After more than 20 years, Hazelwood Construction continues to maintain stable growth, while steadily diversifying the company’s project portfolio.

    No job is too challenging and innovation is the key to our success.

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