Civil Estimator - Head Office Morriston ON

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Civil Estimator - Head Office Morriston ON

NAC is currently seeking a Junior Civil Estimator with civil/concrete trade related experience to join our head office estimating team. If you have field experience and are interested in a new opportunity, we encourage you to apply today!
Location: 
Morriston, ON (Just south of Guelph, ON)

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Head of Civil Estimating, the successful candidate will interact with civil, mechanical and electrical estimators on a regular basis. The ideal candidate will possess experience working in the construction industry and knowledge of the tender process.

Job Description:

  • Work collaboratively with other civil estimators, as well as the entire estimating team (mechanical and electrical estimators)
  • Effectively prepare and develop cost codes for Operations
  • Complete take-off's on all trades (quantity and costs) including labour, materials and equipment (except for mechanical and electrical disciplines)
  • Analyze sub-contractor scope and select most complete and competitive price
  • Complete tender form and close a tender on closing day, effectively and in a timely manner
  • Ability to understand the workings and sequencing of a project including, construction schedule, tie-in and shut-downs
  • Meet tender closing deadlines and perform effectively at day of bid close under tight schedules
  • Manage multiple tenders at one time
  • Obtain and negotiate best possible pricing from suppliers and subcontractors within company code of ethics
  • Ability to review drawings and specifications to extract complete scope of work

Requirements:

  • Possess concrete construction experience in the field with a desire to bring experience and knowledge into our head office location.
  • 2+ years of experience working in the heavy construction industry
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel, Work and Outlook)
  • Eagerness to learn
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Proven ability to problem-solve using a variety of creative methods
  • Team-oriented with the ability to work independently, while displaying strong time management skills
  • Effective negotiation and diplomacy skills

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

 

NAC is committed to providing equal opportunities for all individuals to achieve their goals. If you feel that you need accommodations during the recruitment and selection process because of illness/disability, please contact Human Resources for further information.