Project Manager / Estimator - Civil

Job Description

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

Design Group Staffing Vancouver is recruiting for a Project Manager / Estimator - Shoring.  Our client, and excavating and shoring civil contractor in Vancouver is seeking an experienced Project Manager / Estimator - Shoring to join their team. They are anticipating a high volume of projects this year and beyond, and as such will be looking for the right individual to join this established Civil Contractor for a long-term opportunity.



The successful Project Manager / Estimator - Civil will be responsible for preparing, coordinating RFPs and cost estimates for challenging projects.  You will act as a liaison to clients, subcontractors and vendors; reviewing and submitting tenders. You will negotiate with developers and be able to reprice scope the way the client wants it.  Manage the project from startup to completion.


Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Reviewing project specifications and drawings, attending pre-bid meetings to determine the scope of the work required
  • Working independently or with an estimate team to prepare bids, select vendors and/or subcontractors and establish a cost-effective solution for project bids.
  • Maintaining communications with client, adjusting as necessary to comply with Client needs within contractual obligations, or adjust project deliverables to meet client and business needs
  • Preparing and submitting budget estimates and progress & cost tracking reports
  • Performing Risk and Contract Management responsibilities when required
  • Provide ongoing mentoring to junior estimators and coordinators

  • Minimum of 5 years estimating and cost control related experience in heavy civil construction and in project management running project from startup to completion
  • Well versed in contractual agreements and risk assessment
  • Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, quantity surveying or construction management
  • Experience with shotcrete shoring and/or soil anchoring is preferred
  • Technical knowledge and experience bidding unit price & design-build and PPP projects
  • Experience in the construction of civil infrastructure projects
  • Strong knowledge of Bluebeam, AutoCAD, Hard Dollar, B2W are strongly desired
The individual chosen for this role will be highly creative, professional, hardworking, achievement focused, analytical and organized.  Strong attention to detail, planning and excellent communication and interpersonal skills are a must.  Driver’s license is required.  All candidates must be able to work in Canada. 


To apply:

Must be able to work in Canada without Company sponsorship. Individuals meeting the above criteria, please submit your detailed resume with cover letter and salary expectations to Steve Cox, Account Manager at [Click Here to Email Your Resume] .


Design Group Staffing would like to thank all candidates for their interest in this opportunity.  Due to the volume of resumes we receive, we may only be able to respond directly to those candidates being selected for an interview.


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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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