ABOUT THIS CAREER OPPORTUNITY

Black & McDonald’s Ottawa team is growing! If you are committed and collaborative professional looking to contribute to a hard-working, innovative team, this opportunity is for you.

The Electrical Estimator will prepare estimates on electrical construction projects. In addition, the Estimator may provide technical support to project operations with emphasis on estimating, reporting and monitoring progress and dealing with project change.

Duties & responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Prepare estimates of probable costs of materials, labour and equipment for construction projects based on contract drawings and specifications.
  • Establish and maintain tendering process, set up cost monitoring, reporting systems and procedures.
  • Coordinates price packages with suppliers, subcontractors, owners, designers and architects regarding tenders.
  • Participates in site review, tender review, and tender hand-off.
  • Prepare and maintain a directory of suppliers, contractors and subcontractors.
  • Assist in material and equipment purchasing for secured jobs.

COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS

  • Change Orientation
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Continuous Learning
  • Customer Focus
  • Holds Self and Others Accountable
  • Problem Solving and Innovation
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Values and Respects Others

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Degree or Diploma

Experience in the electrical trade may substitute for education requirements.

WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • 3-5 years’ experience in the construction industry

SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Knowledge and understanding of:

  • Scheduling, planning, and execution
  • Cost Estimating
  • Established electrical practices, procedures and techniques

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.