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Estimator

Barrie, ON, CA

Dufferin Construction - A CRH Company

Job ID:  461539 

Work Type:  Full Time Permanent 

 

It is a great time to join the CRH Canada team! CRH Canada is going through an exciting business transformation which demands first-class Talent Management support to drive results.


We are building a world- class team. Make your mark!


You will be a successful addition to our team if you look at change as an opportunity to develop and contribute to the business. You will be successful in your role if you like partnering with the business, presenting new ideas and providing excellent customer service.

Dufferin Construction Company, a division of CRH Canada Group Inc. established in 1912, is one of the largest heavy civil engineering contractors in the industry, and we are continuing to grow.  Dufferin has a solid industry reputation and prides itself on hiring top level employees and encouraging and supporting their career development.

 

Pending on applicant, the position will be located at either Barrie or Lindsay ON office and will support all initiates in and around either region pending location of candidate.  
 

You will be a successful addition to Dufferin Construction if you:

  • Have a background in preparing estimates of quantities, material prices and labour costs based upon drawings, plans and specifications submitted by customers.
  • Are comfortable making independent decisions on customary matters related to estimating/co-coordinating duties all the while adhering to Dufferin Construction policies and guidelines. 
     

Responsibilities:

  • Develop a strategic and competitive plan for each tender.
  • Prepare detailed cost estimates on MTO, Municipal & Commercial tenders as assigned.
  • The position will require particular expertise in the preparation of bids and submission of tenders.
  • Represent Dufferin Construction in dealings with customers and subcontractors regarding contract negotiations, change orders and extras, disputes and claims.
  • Set up new contracts in accordance with current procedures.
  • Coordinate the administration of contracts with the Project Superintendent, as it relates to the general conditions and to customer relations.
  • Work collaboratively with the Project Superintendent on problems involving contract interpretation, claims and cost control.
  • Supervise the processing of contract documents.
  • Inform Contracts and Credit Departments on the collection of accounts.
  • Provide field personnel with all pertinent information required to successfully execute contracts.
  • Accurately forecast the financial results of each project.
     

 Experience & Educational Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent is preferred.
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of field or estimating experience within the MTO, Municipal & Commercial Heavy Civil Construction Market.
     

 Position Dimensions:

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills.
  • Ability to make timely, yet effective decisions.
  • Ability to work under pressure and adaptable to change.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting experience.
  • Able to help build a cohesive team and facilitate the collaboration of people and cross functional groups.
  • Strong customer orientation.
  • Strong computer literacy.
     

Why work for us?

  • With parent companies in Concord, the US and Ireland, your growth potential is limitless!
  • Work with a team of dedicated professionals who are there to support your professional growth!
  • Flexible benefits plans, Defined Contribution pension plan, annual bonuses and merit based increases ensure that your hard work and dedication will be rewarded!
     

About the Company

Dufferin Construction Company, a division of CRH Canada Group Inc., established in 1912, is one of the largest heavy civil engineering contractors in the industry, and we are continuing to grow.  Dufferin has a solid industry reputation and prides itself on hiring top level employees and encouraging and supporting their career development.

Our door is always open to hire highly skilled and motivated individuals who want to develop to their full potential while playing a key role in our future plans.  Solid growth opportunities are available that provide progression from entry level to senior management positions.  Our growth and development strategy involves defined practical experience in project management, augmented with annual training programs to accelerate career progression.

Dufferin Construction offers a wide range of construction services that cater to the Heavy Civil, Commercial/Industrial, Municipal and Land Development market segments. 

Visit our website for more information: http://www.crhcanada.com

CRH Canada Group Inc. recognizes Canada’s diverse landscape. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process.

Date Posted:  Nov 24, 2022


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