Lead/Senior Estimator Pipe Services – Toronto, ON

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Vaughan
  • 125 - 150
  • Salary: 125 - 150

Michels Canada

Lead/Senior Estimator, Pipe Services

Toronto, ON


Celebrating 60 years of People | Projects | Values around the world!

Michels Family of Companies is an established energy and infrastructure organization with 25 years in Canada. We support Canada’s prosperous future by constructing safe, reliable infrastructure solutions to serve the public’s energy, water and wastewater, and transportation needs.

We care about doing what is best for our people, our customers, the communities in which we work and our country. We strive to provide our employees with meaningful and challenging work, and an engaging and collaborative environment.

Michels Canada headquarters is based in Nisku, Alberta, Canada.

Michels Canada is looking for a Lead/Senior Estimator, Pipe Services to join our growing preconstruction team! Working directly with a team of estimators and proposal specialists, the estimator will be bidding on the rehabilitation of aging pipes, mains, culverts, vaults and utility holes. This position is going to be based in Toronto, ON.


  • Maintain and promote a strong safety culture for all employees, vendors, and customers. Follow all safety policies, procedures, and regulations. Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions.
  • Provide support to the team during tendering phase of all projects.Assemble accurate, timely and well-organized estimates and new project set-up documents, including bids, construction management, design builds, cost estimates and control budgets.
  • Utilize your technical abilities to analyze drawings and specifications.Coordinate tender process and maintain a good relationship with clients, subcontractors, consultants, vendors, end users and suppliers.Create and issue quotes/proposal submission documents.
  • Review bid requirements for projects, prepare and attend site walkthroughs and project site meetings, review and confirm geotechnical conditions, draft risk matrix and prepare take-offs.Assist in creating preliminary budgets for all successful tender projects andchange order pricing.
  • Assist with the overall management of major rehabilitation projects from pre-construction phase until completion.
  • Other duties as needed.


  • Minimum of 5years’ experience estimating pipe services rehabilitation projects with a variety of project delivery methodologies.
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Excel, Bluebeam, MS Project, and Heavy Bid (HCSS)
  • Experience with water or sewer rehabilitation, slip lining, CIPP and SIPP
  • Experience and highly skilled in negotiating pricing while maintaining strong integrity and relationship with suppliers and vendors.
  • Strong ability to read and interpretengineered drawings, blueprints, and technical specifications.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license for the type(s) of vehicles which may be driven and an acceptable driving record.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to travel throughout Canada is preferred.
  • Competent with Microsoft Office Suite


  • Must be able to communicate verbally and through written language (by hand and digitally) in English.


We offer competitive total compensation, meaningful and challenging work, and an engaging and collaborative environment. For more information on our company, please visit our website at www.michelscanada.com.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. For other opportunities at Michels Canada, join us at https://www.michelscanada.com/jobs/apply/

It is our commitment to create a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment regardless their race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, or ordinances. If you need assistance and /or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruitment process, please send us an email to: careers@michelscanada.com



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