work with a growing company

We’re on the hunt for a dedicated Estimator to play a pivotal role in the heart of our operations. This is not just a job; it’s an opportunity to grow and make a tangible impact every day.

Location: This full-time position is based in-person at our plant located at 185 Claireport Crescent, Etobicoke, Ontario

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prepare work estimates by gathering proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents.
  • Collaborate with field technicians and sales personnel to provide estimates for aluminum, glass, and hardware applications.
  • Handle a diverse range of projects, from repairing broken windows to installing automatic door openers, with projects under $100K being computed for the bid process.
  • Identify labor, material, and time requirements through thorough analysis of proposals and documents.
  • Compute costs by analyzing labor, material, and time requirements.
  • Attend pre-tender meetings to ensure accurate estimates.
  • Prepare takeoffs/estimates for assigned jobs.
  • Stay informed of new materials and techniques.
  • Act as a key contributor in business development activities.
  • Develop and execute project strategies to meet performance, schedule, and profitability targets.
  • Assist in the bid process by communicating strategies to the sales and operations team.
  • Provide preconstruction services including preliminary budgets and value engineering exercises.
  • Lead internal operations project start-up meetings and administrative set-up.
  • Address and resolve issues as they occur.
  • Prepare comparison analysis to explain variances.
  • Participate in estimate review meetings with stakeholders.
  • Take a lead or support role in Lump Sum bid process.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or similar field preferred.
  • Previous experience in estimating for aluminum, glass, or hardware applications is highly desirable.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and estimating software.
  • Experience with project management software is a plus.