BUILD YOUR CAREER AT BLACK & MCDONALD

Black & McDonald is an integrated, multi‑trade service provider that safely delivers high quality construction, facilities management, and technical solutions. We are a family-owned and family-run company that employs thousands of highly skilled and talented professionals across North America. With nearly 100 years of diverse market experience, we are a forward‑thinking organization with a strong track record of delivering operational excellence and customer-focused solutions that stand the test of time.

ABOUT THIS CAREER OPPORTUNITY

The Project Estimator, FMO (Facilities Management & Operations) will provide both estimating and operational support to the Facility Services business. The successful candidate will lead or support as directed by the Commercial Manager, all estimating activities on assigned bids and opportunities (new, renewal and expansions), including design of the service delivery model, staffing, and RFx/contract review. The Project Estimator will also leverage technical expertise to provide operational support with respect to opportunities/bids while advising on risk, strategy, and solution development for contracts (pursued or renewed).

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Prepare estimates of materials, labour and equipment for FMO pursuits based on RFx, and FMO specifications, whether formal or negotiated.
  • Adhere to bidding processes, examine and analyze bid documents (commercially and technically).
  • Maintain a comprehensive estimating process, understand cost monitoring and reporting systems and procedures.
  • Liaise, consult and communicate with operations, engineers, suppliers, owners, contractors and consultants.
  • Support the Bid Director and B&M legal, as required, on getting reviews completed and ensuring the wider stakeholders are involved and informed.
  • Facilitate or complete proposal tasks as directed by the Bid Director or Commercial Manager on any given pursuit.
  • Participation and support of the sales process as required.

COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS

  • Prepare estimates of materials, labour and equipment for FMO pursuits based on RFx, and FMO specifications, whether formal or negotiated.
  • Adhere to bidding processes, examine and analyze bid documents (commercially and technically).
  • Maintain a comprehensive estimating process, understand cost monitoring and reporting systems and procedures.
  • Liaise, consult and communicate with operations, engineers, suppliers, owners, contractors and consultants.
  • Support the Bid Director and B&M legal, as required, on getting reviews completed and ensuring the wider stakeholders are involved and informed.
  • Facilitate or complete proposal tasks as directed by the Bid Director or Commercial Manager on any given pursuit.
  • Participation and support of the sales process as required.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • University degree or post-secondary diploma / certificate preferred
  • FM designations preferred, e.g. Stationary/Power Engineer, FMA (BOMA), FMP (IFMA) P.Eng, C.E.T., etc.

WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • 5 - 10 years’ experience in FM/Building/Plant Operations
  • The following experience is considered an asset:
  • Budget development, management and reporting
  • Subcontract tendering and scope development
  • Maintenance Program development and implementation.
  • Staffing requirement estimating and scheduling

SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Strong commercial awareness and client interface skills/experience at all levels
  • Knowledge of FM, construction, property management, and/or consulting related to buildings
  • High performer who has the ability to handle multiple or concurrent tasks as part of a bid team
  • Fundamental project management experience and working within high performing small teams
  • Ability to write, present and interface at a high level, i.e. with owners, C-level, developers, builders, consultants and colleagues in Operations or Construction
  • Software application expertise in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe DC or equivalents

Black & McDonald welcomes and encourages applications from persons with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.