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Estimator

R-043382
  1. Toronto
  1. Project, programme & cost management

Estimator

Estimator

Why join us?
Our team in Canada is growing! If you want to be a part of a successful global organization and have experience within the Nuclear and Energy, we would like to connect with you. The successful candidate will prepare cost estimates for specific disciplines and provide business support to senior staff as directed. This position will be based out of our project client sites in Chalk River and Port Hope, must be flexible to travel as needed. This is a fulltime internal position with Faithful+Gould offering robust benefits.  We seek career minded professionals who would are looking for long term tenure and growth with us!

About Us

Faithful+Gould is a world leader in project controls and consulting, providing clients with Owner’s Representative expertise and advice throughout the life of their construction projects. We offer varied and interesting projects with several high-profile clients across key business sectors which include many of the Fortune 100 companies and Federal/State/City government agencies. Faithful+Gould is currently ranked #11 largest Construction Management Company and #9 Program Management Company by ENR (Engineering News Record). Established in 1947 in England and opened the first USA office in 1992. Constructive Expertise It’s in our DNA.

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Analyze drawings and other documents and prepares detailed cost estimates
  • Perform accurate quantity takeoffs of available design documents
  • Obtain accurate and up to date pricing information for databases, contractors, suppliers, etc to utilize in estimates
  • Input estimate take-off information for specific discipline and develops unit cost pricing
  • Work with architects and engineers to develop clear understanding of project scope preparation of estimate
  • Develop relationships with members of A/E firms and project team members
  • Assist senior staff in ways to make projects more efficient. Seeks ways to improve accuracy and efficiency of tasks
  • Maintain project documents such as drawings and specifications in an organized and reasonable manner.
  • Maintain and updates data library of costs
  • Prepare cost reconciliation between two or more estimates and explains variance cost drivers
  • Prepare such other duties as supervisor deems necessary

What will you contribute?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Quantity Surveying or a related field, plus four years relevant experience
  • 4+ years of estimating experience
  • Must be highly articulate, have clear and analytical approach to problem solving, and strong decision-making abilities
  • Must have excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Working knowledge of commercially available construction cost estimating system
  • Working knowledge of electronic take-off including CAD Measure
  • Understand and utilize Information Technology in the performance of work including Internet, Intranet, Microsoft Windows OS, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project
  • A professional designation such as RICS, CCE, CCM, AIA, PE, ASPE, AACEI, CVS, AVS, LEED AP, RA, or any appraisal or real estate licensure is preferred
     

What we offer at Faithful+Gould:

At Faithful+Gould, you will enjoy competitive compensation, a safe and healthy work environment, and a full range of benefits (i.e.: group insurance, retirement savings plan, share purchase plan, continuing education program, etc.). or

•             Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes

•             Competitive salary

•             Motivational financial package & flexible benefits

•             Defined contribution pension plan in which SNC-Lavalin contributes

•             Work equipment provided according to the season (boot, bib, helmet, gloves, etc.);

•             Employee Share Ownership Plan (ESOP)

•             Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

•             3 weeks of vacation time

•             Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities

If you think that a career with our team could match your profile, submit your application online now!

*** Please be advised that this posting is in reference to a future need and does not reflect any position(s) currently open within SNC-Lavalin or its affiliates. Should you wish to have your details entered into the corporate database to be considered for future projects, please submit your resume to this job posting.***

Equal Opportunity Employer

Faithful+Gould, an ATKINS company, is an equal opportunity, drug free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability candidates encouraged to apply. Please view Atkins https://careers.snclavalin.com/equal-opportunities-statement 

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Note to staffing and direct hire agencies:

In the event a recruiter or agency who is not on our preferred supplier list submits a resume/candidate to anyone in the company, SNC-Lavalin family of companies, we explicitly reserve the right to recruit and hire the candidate(s) at our discretion and without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.  https://careers.snclavalin.com/recruitment-agencies

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