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Electrical estimator

Modern Niagara Group Inc.

This is a Full-time position in Ottawa, ON posted October 5, 2019.

Modern Niagara Group is one of Canadas Top 100 Employers and Best Managed Companies and an industry leader in mechanical and electrical construction.

At Modern Niagara, we value teamwork, initiative, determination, professionalism, and passion.

Working here, you will find a creative team that thrives on working in a fast-paced, collaborative, and innovative environment.

We hire top talent, recognizing that our successes are achieved through the commitment of dedicated employees.

We are seeking an Electrical Estimator to join our team in Ottawa!

OVERVIEW OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Performing quantity takeoffs including entry into a computerized estimating system Preparation, final review and submission of Bid Documents to ensure all bid requirements are met Assemble all elements of an estimate including labour, material, equipment and subcontractor pricing The ability to prepare takeoffs using drawings and documents that may be less than 100% complete Provide detailed labor breakdowns for each area to assist with budget creation and management of project Prepares budgets for prospective projects Attend and participate in site-visits, pre-bid meeting and post-bid meeting as required Participate in estimating turnover meetings with project team to assist planning and budget process Reviewing final cost report with project team and develop for historical information Interpret design information and have the ability to draw-in services and equipment in order to make for a complete system Timing of all duties and responsibilities as set-up by the Estimating Policy and/or reviewed during estimating meetings QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: Minimum 1-3 years experience organizing and preparing cost estimates and proposals for commercial and institutional construction projects within the electrical field Post-secondary diploma in electrical or construction technology or other relevant technology field OR; Experience in an electrical contracting trade (Eng or CET considered an asset) OR; Experience in a trade specific manner (supplier, manufacturer, etc.) OR; Industry certification including “Certified Quantity Surveyor” and “Certified Construction Estimator” Ability to calculate mathematical extensions, analyze and understand construction drawings, associated documentation, contracts, cost coding systems and work breakdown structures Proficiency with MS Office for development of high-quality reports Familiarity with a computerized estimating system (Auccubid) an asset Maintain positive customer interactions and value the customer experience Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, both verbally and written Client focused and proven relationship building skills Ability to work collaboratively as a key member of a team and independently with minimum supervision Ability to prioritize competing requirements and deadlines under pressure Values time commitments and punctuality Self motivated and driven Please submit your resume today!

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

At Modern Niagara, we value the diversity of the people we hire and serve.

Modern Niagara is an equal opportunity employer.

If you require accommodation during the recruitment process, please advise us so that suitable accommodations can be made.