Chief Estimator, Life Sciences & Technology

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


We recognize that the construction industry is changing at a rapid pace and we continually strive to be at the forefront. Our core values empower people to deliver great careers to one another and develop creative solutions for complex problems on some of the most exciting projects. It doesn’t matter what your expertise and craft is – there are no boundaries. We are a group of professionals with a variety of expertise within pre-construction, construction, and post-construction. To learn more, check out our Cradle to Grave services and hear from our team directly about what a career at EllisDon could look like for you. As you can see, we are a diverse bunch.

Above all, we are a group of individuals with unique experiences and at EllisDon, we choose to celebrate the strength in our differences, every day. EllisDon’s commitment to Inclusive Diversity is to work together to create an environment where every employee feels safe to be their true and authentic self. Ultimately, EllisDon’s purpose is to provide people with similar values the opportunity to achieve to their full potential; to deliver that opportunity for great careers to one another; and to contribute meaningfully to the community we share with others.

  • Be responsible for pre-construction estimate preparation, budget and guaranteed maximum price submissions as well as design build and stipulated price estimate submissions.
  • Create and monitor construction estimates across a variety of technical building projects and delivery methods, including lump sum, construction management and design build with the ability to lead a team in the preparation of estimates for major projects.
  • Effectively determine the bid strategies required for the company to be successful as well as plan and coordinate and supervise large projects.
  • Responsible for pre-construction estimate preparation, budget and guaranteed maximum price submissions as well as design build and stipulated price estimate submissions.
  • Lead a team of Senior MEP and CSA estimators.

Is this the right role for you?

  • Engineering degree or equivalent combinations of technical training and/or related experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in similar technical facility (data centers and pharmaceutical manufacturing) estimating and related functions plus thorough knowledge of corporate objectives impacting estimating, estimating strategies, and techniques, and construction contracts required.
  • Advanced knowledge of corporate objectives impacting estimating, estimating strategies and techniques, and construction contracts
  • Ability to work effectively and accurately in time sensitive and high pressure situations while managing a team to successful bid execution
  • Excellent organizational, supervisory and decision making/problem solving skills essential.
  • Excellent knowledge of construction take-off software and Microsoft office, scheduling techniques, labour productivity rates and material costs for pricing own estimates

EllisDon is proud to provide this unique career opportunity that provides continuous learning, opportunity for growth, and a competitive compensation package within an environment that is committed to inclusion and respects diversity.

Go ahead and be yourself. We’ll pay you for it!

We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome people of any age, culture, subculture, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, nationality, ethnicity, race, size, mental or physical status, veteran status, religion, language, political opinion, working-style preference, family status, education, and socio-economic status. The EllisDon core values of Integrity and Mutual Respect welcomes everyone, at work and in the community, and our value of Mutual Accountability, means that we all have a role to play. As an EllisDon employee, this will ultimately be your commitment to Inclusive Diversity.

Accommodation for Applicants with disabilities will be made during the recruitment process when requested.

We are committed to providing a positive candidate experience and ensuring timely updates are provided to all candidates. If you haven’t already, be sure to create a profile on our Careers page here to remain up to date on the status of your application and learn about new career opportunities as they arise.



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