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Jr. Estimator/Project Coordinator

London, ON, CA

Dufferin Construction - A CRH Company

Job ID:  477501 

Work Type:  Contract to 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.

Who we are

Recognized as one of Greater Toronto's Top 100 Employers and under the long established and respected name of Dufferin Construction, a CRH Company, we operate a multi-million construction business which provides construction services throughout Southern Ontario and on key projects across Canada. Founded in 1912, Dufferin Construction has built a solid reputation for market excellence, drawing on a rich history and a strong heritage of quality, stability and innovative leadership in the marketplace. Dufferin Construction is one of the largest heavy civil engineering contractors in the industry, employing over 1000 people.


This role will be located at our London, ON office and will support all initiates in and around the London region.


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

  • Have 4+ years of coordination experience within the Heavy Civil, Commercial, Industrial and/or Municipal Market.
  • Have a solid 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.



  • Develop a strategic and competitive plan for each tender.
  • Prepare detailed cost estimates on MTO, Municipal & Commercial tenders as assigned.
  • 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 Project Superintendent(s) 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.
  • Represent Dufferin Construction in dealings with customers and subcontractors as it relates to  contract negotiations, change orders and extras, disputes and claims.


Experience & Educational Requirements:

  • Post-Secondary diploma or degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent from an accredited College or University.
  • Minimum 4+ years of construction coordination experience preferably within the Heavy Civil industry.
  • 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.

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

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Date:  Mar 15, 2023

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