ABOUT THIS CAREER OPPORTUNITY

Black & McDonald’s Mechanical & Electrical ICI 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 is located in Scarborough and typically reports directly to the Chief Estimator. The Estimator will be responsible for all aspects of estimating and will ensure strict adherence to B&M policies and procedures relating to the estimating process. The Estimator shall also liaise with customers to ensure continuity of work opportunities and with vendors to maintain competitiveness within the industry. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Prepare estimates of probable costs of materials, labour and equipment for construction projects based on contract bids, quotations, schematic drawings and specifications
  • Advise on tendering procedures, examine and analyze tenders, recommend tender awards
  • Participates in site review, tender review, tender hand-off, project closing and operational/sector meetings
  • Prepare and maintain a directory of suppliers, contractors and subcontractors
  • Liaise, consult and communicate with engineers, architects, owners, contractors and subcontractors

COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS

  • Communicates Effectively
  • Customer Focus
  • Holds Self and Others Accountable
  • Problem Solving and Innovation
  • Teamwork and Collaboration

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Graduate of electrical estimating or construction program
  • Several years’ experience working in the electrical construction sector

WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in estimating electrical ICI construction work, preferably on tenant projects

SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Proficient knowledge and understanding of:

  • Estimate closure
  • Project electrical design interpretation
  • Construction scheduling, planning, and execution
  • Organization and time management
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work with deadlines

Advanced user of:

  • MS Office (Word, Excel, Project)
  • Accubid

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.