Chief Estimator



DETAILS

Location: Toronto, ON, M9W 7K6
Employee Type: full time
Experience: 15 + years
Education: Bachelor degree
Travel Required: 20%

DESCRIPTION

ABOUT US

Aecon Infrastructure brings together state-of-the-art technology, the most recent advances in process, and an experienced team dedicated to the work we perform, ranging from road building to institutional and commercial construction. Built on innovation, we constantly challenge ourselves to meet the demands of existing markets, and anticipate how to serve emerging ones.  For more information please visit our website (www.aecon.com).

 

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

Reporting to the Vice President, Estimating & Operations, the Chief Estimator will be responsible for the direction, preparation and documentation of work completion estimates for Heavy Civil construction projects.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead Estimating group, including Sr. Jr. Estimators and consultants
  • Assess contract documents and prepare detailed cost estimates of the construction requirements
  • Collects and analyzes  pricing from subcontractors and suppliers
  • Collaborate with Project management team to establish major Purchase Orders and subcontracts for new projects
  • Establish the Project budgets to be used in the costing system
  • Assist with the construction team in the preparation of change orders and the assessment of claims
  • Responsible for accurate take-off of quantities from project drawings
  • Responsible for the preparation and documentation of project estimates using Hard Dollar estimating package
  • Incorporates addendums to plans and specifications into on-going estimates
  • Interprets project drawings and specifications
  • Prepares the original schedule on which the bid estimate is assembled
  • Monitors trade publications for project leads
  • Prepares bid bond applications
  • Reviews job cost reports to determine where estimating can be improved
  • Identifies risk areas and brings them to the attention of Risk Management
  • Costs out potential scope of work changes and Value Engineering possibilities
  • Prepares bid presentation for senior management
  • Carries out special projects as requested

 

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Strong relationship skills to be maintained with both internal and external customers including customers, suppliers, financial partners, operations team and corporate executives

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Minimum of 15 years heavy civil construction experience in a construction and/or estimating role
  • Experience with multiple contract types, including Design-Build and PPP projects
  • Engineering or business degree (or equivalent combinations of training)
  • Professional Engineer designation (P.Eng ) preferred
  • Strong verbal and written skills are essential



REQUIREMENTS



THIS JOB IS EXPIRED

COMPANY

Aecon Group Inc.


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