Construction Estimator- Bid Manager

Mississauga, ON

Our client is looking for a Construction Estimator to join their Mississauga, Ontario office! This individual will respond to internal and external requests for proposals, manage formal tenders submissions and cost estimates, review/prepare estimates and proposals to ensure all proposals comply with risk management policies. THIS INDIVIDUAL MUST DEMONSTRATE THEY CAN WRITE PROPOSALS AND DEVELOP WIN STRATEGIES Duties and Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: • Preparation of cost estimates using estimating software • Preparation of cost proposals and formal tenders to both internal and external clients • Review of estimates prepared by Region Project and Construction Managers • Review of contractual agreements, terms and conditions for subcontracts, major supply agreements and client contracts • Preparation of construction schedules using precedence network scheduling methods • Application of risk management procedures and protocols for all cost estimates, subcontracts and client contracts and proposals prepared • Training and mentoring junior and intermediate estimating staff • Assisting senior staff with business development • Application of ISO 9001:2000 Quality Assurance program at the project level Required Skills and Qualifications will include: • Diploma/Degree in Engineering or relevant program related to the position • Qualification in civil engineering quantity surveying or related discipline • 4+ years of relevant work experience • Experience in construction estimating, scheduling, cost control and contract management • Well versed in contractual agreements and risk assessment • Experience in the management of earthworks and civil engineering projects including health and safety • Experience with specialized mining, ground engineering or environmental remediation projects would be considered an asset • Experienced liaison with Client and Consultants, suppliers and subcontractors • Well-versed in Prime/General Contractor Health & Safety requirements, as well as site administration and record-keeping procedures • Knowledge of standard project management software (Word, Excel, Access, MS Project, Estimating software, etc.) • HCSS Software experience will be considered a great asset • Proven project management experience • Very good knowledge of the civil construction market • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Highly motivated • Ability to work in a collegial environment • Available for business travel and extended working hours when required • Strong people skills and team player Our Client is an employee-owned organization internationally known and recognized for its commitment to technical excellence. Their construction team provides greater certainty for your ground engineering and environmental construction needs. Their construction professionals, in collaboration with their consulting, engineering and design groups, deliver innovative solutions for their clients. Construction, Estimator, Construction Estimator

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