Estimator – Building
L'Ancienne-Lorette, Québec, Canadá
1d ago

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Building : Thanks to an expertise constantly evolving since 1968, we have exceptional know-how for every type of construction project and we have the advantage of being both diversified and specialized.

Mindful of costs, deadlines, health and safety, and the environment, we apply the strictest standards of the industry in each of our activity sectors.

Each project is unique in its design, context, schedule and budget. When analyzing and controlling these factors, we are able to suggest an effective work method that fits the client’s specific expressed needs, priorities and requirements.

Though we are recognized for large-scale projects such as office buildings, hospitals and research centers, educational institutions, residential buildings, hotels, shopping malls, factories and sports and cultural centers, our team excels in unique mandates such as renovations, restorations or upgrades.

Whether these are in Traditional, Construction management, Design-Build or Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) contracting methods, we work with the same rigor to exceed customers’ expectations.

Working for the Building Division, the Estimator prepares estimates of probable costs for every project (public, parapublic, private, industrial, commercial, institutional and multi-unit residential) for which the Company has decided to enter the bidding process.

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.


Upon receipt of tender documents, the duties include :

  • review the plans, drawings and specifications;
  • generate the tender price schedule, time schedule, approximate quantities required for work and materials;
  • question the work methods, possible subcontracts, risks and constraints with the tender;
  • attend the mandatory site visit before tendering and / or any client information meeting;
  • obtain prices from the subcontractors and suppliers;
  • determine all costs associated with the issuance of the bid and the special conditions;
  • balance each page of the tender price schedule with the total quantities, total labour, equipment, material, subcontractors and suppliers costs;
  • perform calculations for the material quantities;
  • provide the Chief Estimator / Senior Estimator with the total bid amount;
  • keep in touch with owners, subcontractors and suppliers for clarifications and guidelines;
  • provide full construction work schedule;
  • prepare the bid reviewing;
  • maintain strong relationships with owners, subcontractors, suppliers, etc.
  • Requirements

  • college Degree in Civil Engineering, Architecture or comparable;
  • bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Engineering is an asset;
  • at least 10 years experience;
  • ability to read and interpret plans, drawings and specifications;
  • computer knowledge : MS Project, Timberline, Windows, Excel, Outlook, Internet, On-screen take-off;
  • bilingual is an asset.
  • Skills and attitudes required

  • observation skills;
  • accuracy;
  • strong organizational, planning and analytical skills;
  • sense of teamwork;
  • swiftness, efficiency and professionalism;
  • discretion, autonomy and good judgment;
  • carefulness with deadlines;
  • tolerance to stress.
  • Conditions offered by EBC

  • a competitive salary;
  • 4-weeks’ vacation per year;
  • a comprehensive group insurance program accessible upon hiring (health & dental component paid by the 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;
  • large-scale projects;
  • company recognized as one of the 2019 Best Managed Companies in Canada .
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