Job Title:

Estimator

Company:

Geo-Foundations

Location:

Acton, ON

Job Reference:

07 2017 GFC


Geo-Foundations, a division of Keller Foundations Ltd., is a leading global specialty foundation contractor.  We currently have a position available for an Estimator to join our team in Acton, ON.  This position will allow you to build a valuable skill set within the construction industry in addition to providing you with an opportunity to learn first-hand the complexities of deep foundation construction. 

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare estimates, reports and presentations using a variety of software options;
  • Take the lead in transferring estimates to project management level and initial setup of the project;
  • Provide initial construction budgets to Chief Estimator and detailed review/evaluation of contract terms;
  • Provide guidance to project teams to develop, submit, track and enforce project mobilization, quality, safety, environmental, staffing and execution plans and project start;
  •  Reviewing drawings, take offs, evaluate & review soils (testing), rock testing, and compiling information;
  • Work with project managers on pricing extras for ongoing projects as required;
  • Work with procurement on establishing database of suppliers and base pricing for budget estimates;
  • Post project analysis of budget vs actual for projects to provide feedback for future bidding and cost estimation;
  • Attend sale meetings and production meetings as required;

Qualified candidates should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Civil or Geotechnical preferred) and/or 5+ years equivalent experience in the construction industry in a relevant position.  Must be well organized, self motivated, reliable, detail oriented, and possess excellent interpersonal & customer relations skills.  Excellent computer skills and written & verbal communication skills necessary.   

Requirements:

  • B.Sc. in Engineering (Civil or Geotechnical preferred) and/or 5+ years equivalent experience in the construction industry in a relevant position
  • Plan reading, comprehension and take-off
  • Sound technical knowledge
  • Problem solving abilities utilizing outside-the-box thinking
  • Ability to meet fast paced and dynamic schedules and deadlines
  • MS Office experience (Word, Excel, Outlook)

TO APPLY:

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please submit your resume in MSWord to  resumes@kellerfoundations.com, and in the subject line please reference: 07 2017 GFC Estimator Acton, the position you are applying for. 





Quote Job Reference: 07 2017 GFC

Posted 2017-08-04



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