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Senior Estimator

  1. Ottawa
  1. Transportation

Senior Estimator

Why join us?                      

TransitNEXT is a wholly owned subsidiary of SNC-Lavalin. As the sole proponent in the TransitNEXT team, SNC-Lavalin is awarded the design, build, finance and maintenance of the new extension, and will also assume responsibility for the long-term maintenance of the existing Trillium Line.

Join TransitNEXT and become part of The Trillium Line Extension project, expanding and enhancing transit services in Ottawa.

We are looking to add a qualified Senior Estimator to work as part of our team of multidisciplinary professionals.  Reporting to both the VP, Estimation & Project Manager, the incumbent will Lead estimating efforts for Variations and Claims as well as provide guidance and advice to our team in that capacity. 

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Prepare materials, labour and equipment cost estimation necessary to successfully carry out a construction project according to proposals, plans, estimates and specifications

  • Oversee / Carry out quantity surveys for various disciplines

  • Set and maintain proposals, control and report systems and procedures

  • Analyze the cost of materials, labour, and equipment

  • Analyze tender documents / recommend tenders for acceptance

  • Assist in negotiating quotes and eventual contracts

  • Communicate with engineers, architects, owners, contractors and sub-contractors in order to prepare cost-effective feasibility studies regarding changes and adjustments to cost estimates

  • Communicates and promotes SNC-Lavalin’s code of ethics and sets the example.

What will you contribute?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, DEC in Civil, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering Technology or any equivalent studies/experience combination

  • Solid electromechanical background in Light Rail Transit (LRT) projects or similar projects is required, experience in the civil side of the work is considered an asset.

  • Minimum of 12 years experience in estimation

  • Good knowledge of Word, Excel,

  • Experience in Design-Build, P3s environment

  • Job site experience; an asset

  • Heavy Bid estimation software; an asset

  • English essential (spoken and written), French an asset

  • Previous experience on Light Rail Transit projects an asset

What we offer at SNC-Lavalin:

  • 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)  

  • Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities

You wish to leverage your experience and contribute to this position? Apply now!

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