Chief Estimator
The Ian Martin Group
Edmonton, Alberta
37d ago

At the Ian Martin Group, our role is to provide top level technical talent to some of the planets strongest companies in the energy and technology industries, as well as the public sector.

This is where you come in. We have a distinctly different approach to our contractor engagement and have a team of specialists to ensure success on your assignment.

One of our clients in the construction industry is actively looking for a Chief Estimator who understands how to make an Estimating team successful.

As a Chief Estimator, you will be responsible for overseeing and developing all estimating people, activities, and processes.

Using a strategic approach, you will collaborate with our client’s Leadership Team, Preconstruction Team, and Proposal Services to ensure they are awarded work on a consistent basis.

They are proud to have a collaborative team and we are therefore looking for an experienced and knowledgeable individual who leads by example and has a proven track record.

Specifically, we’re looking for a leader with the right attitude and background who can :

  • Coach and develop the estimating team
  • Identify, analyze, and quantify risk and opportunities on projects
  • Measure and positively impact the key performance indicators of the Estimating Department
  • Implement and improve processes
  • Utilize previous experience to support our client’s strategic goals
  • The ideal candidate possesses :

  • PEng, CET, or Quantity Surveyor designation or equivalent experience and / or education
  • 10+ years of previous estimating experience with a general contractor
  • Previous accomplishments in managing a team
  • Knowledge of construction methodology
  • Excellent budgeting and cost control abilities
  • Effective problem solving and decision-making abilities
  • A flexible and analytical mind
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • High attention to detail and strong ability to work under pressure
  • If this opportunity sounds like it is a great fit for you, please apply with your cover letter and resume (including your project list) as a PDF.

    We thank all applicants in advance for considering joining our team; we will only be in contact with those selected for interviews.

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