Construction Estimator - Project Manager (Municipal & Highway Paving)



  • Engineering & Technical
  • Job Code: 9L566470618
  • Posted: June 18, 2018
The Job has been filled
We are seeking an individual to join our team as a Construction Estimator & Project Manager in our Municipal and Highway Asphalt Division. We are looking for a detail oriented person, who is willing to travel and has a strong work ethic, who works well in a strong team environment and can perform individually under tight deadlines.

As the Construction Estimator & Project Manager in the Asphalt Division you will:
  • Support all aspects of the tendering process, including accurate take-off quantities and field
  • measurements from drawings and specifications
  • Review proposal specifications and drawings to determine scope of work including scheduling and project planning
  • Accurate and timely interpretation of project drawings, specifications, supplier and subcontractor
  • quotes, proposals and other documentation
  • Review, analyze and check bid documents for completeness and prepare estimates accordingly
  • Collaborate with Superintendents when preparing bids
  • Manage subcontractor and supplier RFQ's during the procurement and bidding process
  • Establish and maintain relationships with existing and new suppliers and subcontractors
  • Participate in site meetings, pre-bid and pre-award meetings as required
  • Perform site visits and take field measurements as required for preparing quotations
  • Reference historical costs and prepare detailed estimates on all components of a project using
  • Bid2Win estimating software
  • Verify progress billings from and to owner, from and to subcontractors, and monitor progress
  • Advise changes in subcontractor and supplier information
  • Manage and direct projects at the site on a regular basis including out of town stays as required
  • Identify project risks, problems and issues as early as possible; ensuring mitigating actions are in
  • place to minimize impact, and elevate to senior management as appropriate relative to severity
  • Plan, organize, manage and monitor project costs, assisting with estimated to completion costs
  • Liaise, consult and communicate with engineers, architects, owners, contractors, subcontractors
  • and suppliers on changes and adjustments to contracts
To be successful you will have the following qualifications, skills and attributes and experience:
  • B. Sc. (Civil) Engineering with P. Eng. or E.I.T status, or a C.E.T. or B. Tech. degree in C.M.
  • Team player with positive attitude and 5+ years of experience in asphalt paving & road building
  • Excellent communications skills (written and verbal), time management and organizational skills
  • Strong problem solving skills, attentive to details, thorough and accurate in preparing estimates
  • Deadline driven with strong ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast pace environment
  • Ability to travel, work long days, occasional evenings and weekends
  • Possess strong mathematical and computer skills with experience in Microsoft Office Applications
  • (MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project), Bid2Win, and/or equivalent programs
  • Willingness to learn and take on additional responsibilities, with proven ability to take initiative and leadership
Salary and Benefits:
Qualified candidates can expect above average remuneration, comprehensive benefits, competitive pension plan, opportunity for progression to more senior position and opportunity for performance bonus.

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Leanne Bonnar, Senior Consultant, Aplin Engineering & Technical. Visit our website at to view our job opportunities, career tips, and tools. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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Engineering & Technical


Senior Consultant

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