Senior Estimator

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Canada

Green Infrastructure Partners

Our Purpose At Green Infrastructure Partners (GIP), our people are second to none. The work we do impacts lives. It impacts our schools and neighbourhoods and shapes our communities and cities.We are one of Canada’s largest and fastest growing construction companies. Every day our people are designing, delivering, and maintaining infrastructure for Canada’s rapidly growing cities.

From demolition, shoring and foundations, excavation, remediation, to structures, paving and the production ofmaterials, we have the unique ability to self perform all project scopes without reliance on sub-contractors.The most valuable asset at GIP is people – our employees, our customers, and the public. Nothing is more important than our people coming to work happy and leaving safe.We are committed to fostering a work environment that embraces Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging for all so our people benefit from the creative solutions that come from embracing differences.Sustainability is part of our DNA. We focus on recycling and reusing materials by taking old roads and reengineering them into new roads, keeping tons of used materials out of our landfills.The work we do today at GIP will carry us into a better, greener, and safer tomorrow.About the GIP Team As we look to the future, we need creative, ambitious, and innovative professionals like you who can help us to build the world of tomorrow, today.GIP team members are at the heart of our success in designing and delivering infrastructure projects safely, thoughtfully, and with the highest quality. Our culture allows employees to bring their A Game to work each day.

If you want to work for a world-class organization that provides an exceptional career experience with an inclusive and collaborative culture, this opportunity is for youWhat does your day at GIP look like?. Our GCML Team is seeking a Senior Estimator, based out of our office in Markham, Ontario. Through a thorough understanding of tender documents, the successful candidate will prepare detailed cost estimates using estimating software of the full project scope including labour, equipment, raw materials, purchased equipment and subcontractors. Tender closings are to meet all submission deadlines.

The candidate ideally possesses a demonstrated, solid background in MTO tendering—involving all scopes of earth and rock grading, aggregate manufacturing, road building, underground services, bridge and structure construction and hot mix paving—to establish tender costs from first principles.Accurately interpret and comprehend tender drawings and specifications for all projects up to $1 Billion.Contribute to, or lead (as appropriate) the estimating efforts on various bids for projects within civil, watermain and sewer. Present all aspects of the project scope, staging, timing, constraints, risks, and potential cost saving opportunities and alternatives to internal staffPricing activities into the Hard Dollar and Bid2Win estimating programAble to successfully and independently lead a Design-Build project through the tender stage, including involvement in team meetingsAbility to chair meetings and set project goalsPerform and/or direct quantity take-offs from tender drawings.Prepare initial tender schedule for handoff to field staff.Consistently and insightfully formulate all tender costs—labour, material, equipment, and procure subcontractor scope and costs—for quotation submission.Close tenders—including tender reviews and sub-proposal reviews and analysis.Accountable for accuracy of tender submissions.Prepares bid bond and insurance request formsMaintain files and correspondence on active tenders.Customer follow-up on submitted tenders/proposals.Cost out potential scope of work changes/additional cost/claims situations.Monitor active projects and provide job cost evaluation to management.Provide technical support to field staff.Communicate with field staff and Clients.Assist in maintenance of estimating department policies, procedures and standards.Mentorship of junior employees.Other duties as assigned by supervisor.Enough about us, let’s talk about you.University Degree – Civil Engineering or College Graduate – Civil Technology preferred.Minimum 10 years experience in the construction industry, with 10 years experience in estimating.Direct experience in Design-Build estimates and team processes.Strong team and communication skills—reading, writing, and oral skills in English.Capable of reading and understanding construction drawings and documents.Computer proficiency – proficiency in an estimating package is a must, and Word and Excel would be an asset.Thorough understanding OPSS and CDED.Experience with MTO contracts, Metrolinx and/or municipal works.Self motivated for success.Ability to work accurately under pressure.Ability to work with, and direct others, as a team.Valid drivers license.


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