Electrical Estimator - (Toronto)

Toronto (ON) On-site Only
Opportunity Number: 2073300
ConstructionConstruction & Property Management
LanguageSecurity Clearance
English verbal and writtenNot required
Start PeriodDate Posted
Two weeks +Thursday, September 15, 2022
Job Description

An electrical contractor in the Toronto area, is seeking to add an electrical estimator to their team. If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply today or send your resume directly to

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Prepare and/or coordinate the preparation of full cost estimates on conceptual, design-build or general tender work, up to any size and complexity.
  • Prepare materials, labor and equipment cost estimations according to proposals, plans, estimates and specifications; without supervision, including project closings.
  • Reviews data to determine material and labor requirements & prepares itemized lists.
  • Perform high volume of price change notices.
  • Computes cost factors and prepares estimates used for management purposes such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work; preparing bids; selecting vendors or subcontractors; and determining cost effectiveness.
  • Conducts special studies to develop and establish standard hour and related cost data or effect cost reductions.
  • Consults with clients, vendors, or other individuals to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.
  • Prepare and maintain a list of suppliers, contractors and sub-trades and negotiate with them as necessary to obtain most competitive and profitable prices.
  • Interfaces with other individuals in the organization to obtain support and commitment to the cost estimates.
  • Organizes and manages a centralized cost estimating database and a formal process to support cost estimating to ensure historical data is utilized.
  • Analyzes completed projects to compare estimated costs to actual costs and determine the reason for any discrepancies.
  • Provides improvement recommendations to cost estimating procedures to reduce future discrepancies between estimated and actual costs.
  • Identifies cost trends to assist management in cost reduction and process improvement efforts.

Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree, with a minimum of five (5) years estimating experience in the Electrical Contracting industry, and practical knowledge of field requirements and restrictions; OR
  • Electrician’s License with a minimum of five years estimating experience and/or training; OR
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience; and successful completion of estimating program in post-secondary education environment.
  • Prior experience with Accubid is a requirement.
  • Sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization, and execution skills

Full benefits
Competitive salary
3 Weeks vacation

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We’re an equal opportunities employer committed to increasing diversity and inclusion in today’s workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Minorities, women, LGBTQ candidates, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you require an accommodation, please review our accessibility policy and reach out to our accessibility officer with any questions.
Merci de l’intérêt que vous manifestez pour ce poste. La description du poste nous a été fournie en anglais par notre client. Si vous souhaitez passer l’entrevue avec nous en français ou fournir votre CV en français, nous vous confierons à une personne de notre équipe qui parle français.

Opportunity Number: 2073300

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