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Organization Overview Aecon Group Inc. is Canada’s largest, publicly traded construction and infrastructure development company. Aecon and its subsidiaries provide services to private and public sector clients throughout Canada and on a selected basis internationally. Aecon is pleased to be recognized as one of the Best Employers in Canada.
Divisional Overview Aecon Energy offers a suite of unparalleled services to some of Canada’s largest energy suppliers, providing best-in-class solutions to the oil and gas, nuclear, co-generation, and renewable sectors.
Business Unit Overview Aecon Utilities is Ontario's premier utility contractor, averaging more than 1000 skilled trades people, project managers and clerical staff. Our respected personnel are well equipped with more than 1500 major pieces of equipment, including one of the largest directional drilling fleets in Ontario.
Division Energy
Business Unit Utilities Central
City Toronto
Province/State Ontario [ON]
Country Canada [CA]
Title Intermediate Estimator
Position Overview Reporting to the Estimating and Controls Manager, the Intermediate Estimator will be responsible for the generation of accurate and timely cost estimates for assigned projects. The Estimator will deliver properly organized estimates, budgets and schedules, while managing Aecon’s risk. The Estimator will also be responsible for tracking project financial performance upon award.
Key Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the overall financial performance of projects awarded
  • Analyzes documents, specifications, proposals, addendums in preparation for pricing
  • Performs any estimate related oral and/or written communications with clients
  • Reviewing project site prior to price preparation
  • Obtains input from Operations staff as appropriate
  • Performs quantity take-off from construction drawings where applicable
  • Obtains pricing from suppliers and incorporate into estimate
  • Formulates all costs for tender submission – labour, equipment, material, rentals and subcontracts
  • Accountable for accuracy and completeness of tender submissions
  • Oversees the distribution of appropriate documentation appropriately upon award of project
  • Stationed on major project as required
  • Tracks, forecasts and reports weekly on the financial and operational performance of awarded projects and provides data for month-end reconciliations
  • Manages Scope Changes as required
  • Coordinates invoicing / progress payment activities
  • Maintains files and correspondence on active and completed projects
  • Provide technical support to field staff
  • Collaborates with Operations to drive project success and learning
  • Drives Estimating process / procedure compliance and consistency
  • Performs Post Bid / Post Project Analysis completion and that associated learning and communication takes place
  • Assists with RFP’s and General Contract tender submissions
  • Assists with Prequalification submissions, RFQ’s and RFI’s as required
  • Incorporates / complies with Aecon’s risk management policies and procedures
  • Drives positive relationships and serves as key contact with Clients, Consultants and key subcontractors
  • Protects all forms of proprietary information
  • Maintains Estimating data systems to ensure they are kept up to date
  • Assists in the training of new Estimating staff as appropriate
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required
  • Assists in maintenance of estimating department policies procedures, processes and standards
  • Collects data and reports on established business Key Performance Indicators
Required Knowledge & Skills
  • Diploma / Degree – Civil / Construction / Electrical
  • Minimum of 5 years of prior Estimating experience in the Utility Sector
  • Ability to read and understand construction drawings and contract documents
  • Thorough knowledge of contract language / Terms and Conditions / Bonding etc
  • Good knowledge of job cost fundamentals and basic accounting / reporting principles an asset
  • Self motivated with excellent organizational skills
  • Strong computer skills – MS Excel / Word / Project, P6 and estimating software
  • Strong communication skills – oral and written
  • Ability to work accurately, effectively under pressure
  • Adaptable to flexible work schedule when required to meet deadlines
  • Ability to be stationed on major remote projects during construction
  • Ability to work with others as a team
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to travel as required
Date Req Created 6/5/2014
Employment Status Permanent
Job ID 2515
Compensation & Benefits Overview Aecon offers the opportunity to work on challenging, high profile projects and provides competitive compensation and benefits.
Equity Statement Aecon is an equal opportunity employer.
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