Estimator for Design Build (Mechanical Discipline)

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Estimator for Design Build (Mechanical Discipline)

NAC is currently seeking an Estimator for our Design Build team (mechanical discipline), with municipal process experience. Individuals with experience estimating process mechanical equipment, as well as the process involvement in water and wastewater are encouraged to apply.
NAC Head Office, 21 Queen St., Morriston, ON N0B 2C0

Position Summary:

The successful candidate will have advanced knowledge in the municipal industry. The incumbent will be able to complete all tasks expected with very little to no supervision and complete an estimate in any market of any size. Through their experience, they will be able to support the organization with value engineering solutions to issues/problems having a total understanding of operational complexities. 

Job Description:

  • ​Prepare and complete an entire bid for process systems.
  • Prepare and complete all labour, material pricing, and fabrication.
  • Demonstrate a strong ability, understanding and knowledge of all aspects of the tender process.
  • Ability to create schedules for sequence of work.
  • Interact effectively with other departments within the company in bringing good value engineering solutions.
  • Knowledge of all aspects of the Front End and Divisional General Conditions.
  • Lead meetings in the Mechanical discipline.


  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in construction/engineering, or an appropriate field.
  • Minimum of 10 years industry and estimating experience, in the Municipal and Industrial sector.
  • Ability to read and interpret building specifications, drawings and as-builds.
  • Ability to use cost-estimating software to prepare cost quotes and bids.
  • Sound mathematical skills and analytical skills necessary to do material and labour estimates.
  • Proficient with shop drawings and specifications.
  • Strong working knowledge of Accubid and Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc.).
  • Effective verbal and listening skills.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Proactive in ensuring job knowledge is current.
  • Ability to work in a team environment with a minimum of supervision.
  • Ability to adapt to changing circumstances and work on multiple projects at the same time.
  • Work well under pressure, prioritize tasks and meet deadlines for assigned tasks and tender closings.
  • Maintain a professional, positive, working relationship with all employees, executives, clients and engineering consultants, to achieve a cost effective solution for the project.

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.