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Estimator – Civil Construction


This is a Full-time position in Ottawa, ON posted September 14, 2018.

excelHR is working with one of the leaders in the civil construction market here in Ottawa. We are currently recruiting for an experienced Civil Estimator to join their busy and growing team. Our client offers an excellent benefits package, stability and career development.
Roles and Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Chief Estimator, Vice President and President to decide which jobs you should prepare a tender for.
  • Review and make recommendations on special proposal requirements and organize the bid closing assignments to meet deadlines.
  • Administer a detailed analysis of the contract documents and specifications. Determine the overall project requirements (bonding, insurance, etc.) and pinpoint any risk factors. This would include the monitoring of addenda’s that could effect the project.
  • Engage in the preparation of the initial cost report. Enable simple cost code identification that would detail the forecasted tracking of all associated labour, material, equipment and sub-trade costs
  • Ensure that any potential risks, prior to the project starting, are foreseen and constant review of the project budget is expected.
  • Along side the Chief Estimator, complete a final bid submission review and oversee all final documents that would be given to the client.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Civil Engineering Degree or College Engineering Diploma.
  • A minimum of 5 years related experience.
  • Strong computer software knowledge (HeavyBid, HCSS would be considered an asset).
  • General construction knowledge; understanding specifications, methods and procedures
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Work well under pressure, resourceful and able to meet tight deadlines.

Skills Required

  • Education level: None
  • Work experience (years): None


Salary: 75000.00-95000.00$ per year

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