Co-op, Mechanical Estimator, Head Office, Morriston, ON

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Co-op, Mechanical Estimator, Head Office, Morriston, ON

NAC is currently seeking a Junior Mechanical Estimator Co-op Student, to join our Estimating team at our Head Office location in Morriston, ON (Hwy 6/Hwy 401).
Location: 
Morriston, ON (Just south of Guelph, ON)

Reporting to the Head of Mechanical & Electrical Estimating, the successful candidate will interact with mechanical, electrical and civil estimators on a regular basis. This is an excellent opportunity for a student with a passion for construction and a high level of detail and accuracy, to apply their recent knowledge and skills on a dynamic team.

Job Description:

  • Ability to read and understand drawings, specifications and information that are pertinent to the job at hand and the ability to pass that information to suppliers and/or subcontractors
  • Communicate effectively with vendors and subcontractors and obtain competitive pricing in a timely fashion
  • Perform basic take-offs and counts
  • Maintain a comprehensive data base of all subcontractor and vendor contact information
  • Attend all pertinent meetings while taking notes to maintain flow of information, as it pertains to the job in a clear and informative format, in support of the estimating team

Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled in a Mechanical Engineering or Engineering Tech program with a registered co-op 
  • Previous construction experience is an asset
  • Knowledge of Microsoft applications such as, Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Thorough attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Work effectively in a team environment, as well as independently

NAC Offers:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Opportunities for career growth, development and advancement, including financial assistance
  • Comprehensive benefit plan (dental, vision, health, etc.)
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program
  • Excellent company matched pension plan
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plans
  • Additional time off between Christmas and New Year’s Day
  • Community involvement opportunities
  • Friendly working environment
  • Numerous team activities and various company events