Chief Estimator – Buildings

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Mississauga
  • 150 - 200
  • Salary: 150 - 200


Graham Job Description:

Graham is an employee-owned construction solutions partner that services the buildings, industrial, infrastructure, water and project finance sectors. We deliver lasting value for our clients through meticulous planning and scheduling, while upholding rigorous safety and quality standards. With offices throughout North America, our passionate and knowledgeable teams deliver projects that enable communities to thrive and people to live, work, move and grow in a rapidly changing world. With over nine decades of experience, Graham has the resources, capacity and expertise to undertake projects of every scope, scale and complexity. Join our team to deliver a better tomorrow.

We are seeking top-tier talent to join our Buildings division and deliver innovative projects in the following sectors:

  1. Healthcare
  2. Education
  3. Hospitality
  4. Recreational
  5. Entertainment
  6. Retail
  7. Commercial Office
  8. Mixed-Use
  9. Multi-Family Residential
  10. Light Industrial

As a member of this collaborative team, you can expect a safe, diverse and inclusive environment, and ongoing learning and career development opportunities.

About The Role:

The Chief Estimator reports directly to the Ontario Pre-Construction Director and will have an in-depth knowledge of conceptual estimating, budgeting, tendering, proposal submission, and construction methodology. The Chief Estimator will have oversight of the buildings, large projects and transit estimating teams while being mentored by the Director to further develop their leadership skills and approach to pursuit activities.

As a Chief Estimator at Graham you will:

  1. Be responsible for bidding and pre-construction estimating and the financial results in partnership with the Director
  2. Complete project scope of work reviews to ensure completeness of estimates
  3. Identify and develop constructability requirements for orders of magnitude and high-level budgeting
  4. Propose and approve project risk and cost mitigation
  5. Prepare and coordinate estimates as required
  6. Compile and track analytics relating to project estimating pursuits


Completion of a University (Bachelor) program involving acquisition of an advanced understanding of complex concepts and procedures

20 years of combined field and estimating experience with senior estimating (Estimating Manager) experience of at least 5 years with a medium-to-large General Contractor

Leadership responsibility related to ICI related projects

Successful experience in leading $100+ million projects and managing and mentoring of an estimating team

Proven ability to lead and develop a high-performing team

Thorough understanding and proficiency in design-build, IPD and Construction Management is an asset

If this sounds like you, then Graham may be the right fit. Apply today.

Graham is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Graham does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local law.

No unsolicited resumes or phone inquiries from agencies, thank you.

As Graham’s trusted recruitment partner, Jardeg aids in the hiring of skilled professionals who play a crucial role in the success of Graham’s Buildings, Industrial, Infrastructure, Water, Development, Maintenance and Turnaround projects across Canada.



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