Junior Estimator, Civil/Structural

TESC Contracting Company Ltd. - Greater Sudbury, ON (il y a 10 mois)

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The Junior Estimator performs take-offs from construction drawings and calculates the costs of labour and material for civil/structural construction projects in accordance with established processes and procedures.


  • Gather and retain current and accurate data on costs of goods, materials, market labour and equipment rates from suppliers and sub-trades.
  • Solicit supplier quotation for material, equipment and sub-trade quotations, whether internal to TESC departments or from an external supplier.
  • Attend pre-tender meetings, including estimate reviews and tender closings.
  • Prepare detailed, accurate, professional estimates by calculating material quantity take offs, equipment and labour rates for tender verification.
  • Recommend multiple scenarios based on cost, engineering quality, or material availability.
  • Identify most competitive rates based on cost analysis and comparison.
  • Review and evaluate proposal specifications and drawings to determine scope of work and the content of estimate.
  • Quantify all aspects of the tender document, including tender requirements, written specifications and project drawings.
  • Review estimate packages to ensure accuracy and completeness prior to final quotation.
  • Prepare final estimate summaries, ensuring they address scope, pricing and comprehensiveness.
  • Advise the Divisional Manager or Senior Estimator on cost and schedule fluctuations, changes in material availability, or other factors affecting construction.
  • Review estimates with TESC management as appropriate or as directed to by management.
  • With assistance, prepare and schedule cost impact for tender to construction.

Job Specifications:

  • College Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology or related program.
  • 0 - 5 years’ experience in estimating.
  • Knowledge regarding applicable municipal, provincial and federal laws and regulations.
  • Strong client focus, proactive, and a desire to achieve results.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet project deadlines.
  • Financial acumen/ability to comprehend budget structures.
  • Commitment to working in a team environment.
  • Must work well independently and unsupervised.
  • Excellent attention to quality, accuracy and details.
  • Ability to read and understand construction drawings.
  • Excellent time management.
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and MS Project.
  • Occasional travel to site locations is required.
  • Valid driver’s license.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • estimating: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Secondary School (Preferred)


  • Class G Driver's License (Preferred)