Job Description

Employment :Permanent
# of Openings :1
Classification :Estimator Industry:Construction

Junior/ Intermediate - Estimator

Our client is a highly respected, well-established Canadian company, that has been offering general contracting services for over a century. With the steady growth of their organisation, they are looking for an Estimator to join their ranks. This would be a great opportunity for either a Junior Estimator that wants to make their mark on the industry, or an Intermediate Estimator that enjoys working independently on large estimates.


  • Prepare detailed estimates and take the lead throughout the tender process; from receiving plans to tender submission.
  • Provide detailed take-offs, project budgets and cost plans.
  • Maintaining a good relationship with suppliers to negotiate prices and rates.
  • Progress claim assistance and external variations, provide estimates for change orders with sub-contractors when required.
  • Preparation of final estimate summaries
  • Review, negotiation and finalization of subcontracts
  •   Oversees the final tender document submission on behalf the client organizations Requirements

  • Post-secondary education or relevant degree
  • General construction industry knowledge with a solid understanding of its methodologies.
  • 3+ years’ experience in an estimating role
  • Previous experience with medium to large projects (10M+) would be an asset
  • Competent use of estimating, on-screen measurement and scheduling software (Primavera, Sage etc.)
  • Strong technical skills, ability to read and interpret plans
  • Experience with lump sum bidding
  • Bid preparation knowledge, including quantity take-offs, procurement, and pricing and bid closing procedures
  • Previous knowledge of market labour and equipment rates is an asset
If you are proactive, a truly motivated and not shy to ask questions, please apply to Manpreet Bains, [Click Here to Email Your Resume] Apply URL: ERJOB_95583 Estimator


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About Design Group Staffing

Design Group Staffing Inc. is one of the largest suppliers of contract, temporary and full-time professionals in Canada. Founded in 1976, our firm specializes in providing engineering, technical and technical sales roles in Construction, EPCM, Manufacturing, Mining, Oil & Gas and Architecture & Design, as well as specialist roles in Real Estate Development and Property Management across Canada. As Recruitment Specialists, we stand out by creating an exceptional experience for candidates and client companies. Our process allows us to get to know the best talent, understand their needs, and find matches that lead to success.

Design Group Staffing Inc. is ISO 9001 Certified and has been named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies each year since 1999 and has held Platinum Status since 2005. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Design Group Staffing Inc. employs over 350 recruitment professionals who place thousands of quality candidates per year. With offices across Canada, we understand industry challenges that are unique to each region and offer both national reach and local knowledge.

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