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Project Estimator - Finch West LRT

Woodbridge, ON, CA

Dufferin Construction - a division of CRH Canada

Job ID:  153184 

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.

The Finch West LRT is a light rail transit project that will bring 11 kilometers of modern, reliable rapid transit to northwest Toronto. As a key partner in the Finch West LRT project, Dufferin Construction, a division of CRH Canada is looking for a Project Estimator to join the team!   We are one of the largest heavy civil engineering contractors in the industry, employing over 1000 people. We have built a solid reputation for market excellence, through drawing on a rich history and a strong heritage of quality, stability and innovative leadership in the marketplace. 

Responsibilities:  #LI-SS1

  • Prepares work to be accomplished by gathering information and requirements; setting priorities
  • Prepares construction budget/cost estimations by studying home plans, specifications, client requirements, design requirements.
  • Prepares estimations for Project Variations to the client applying the above. Prepares proper cost estimations for client Variation request and for Project Variation request to the client. Prepares estimation cost for necessary claims. Discusses, explains, submits, presents and justifies the estimations to the client when necessary.
  • Coordinates and gathers information from different team members from construction, legal, performance departments and others
  • Obtains bids from vendors and subcontractors by specifying materials; identifying qualified subcontractors; negotiating price
  • Maintains cost keys and price masters by updating information.
  • Resolves cost discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information.
  • Maintains quality service by following organization standards
  • Maintains continuity among corporate, division, and local work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

Experience & Educational Requirements:

  • Minimum educational experience: engineering degree preferred.
  • At least 5 – 10 years of experience

Position Dimensions:

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and manage budgets.
  • Computer literate with MS Office (Word, Excel, Project.
  • Able to lead discussions with the partners, clients and suppliers and to interact with senior discipline staff as overall delivery lead.
  • Experience with managing vendor relationship, estimation, analyzing information and reporting is essential
  • Demonstrated strong team work ethics and decision- making skills

Why work for us?

  • With parent companies in the U.S. 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!

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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:  Jul 27, 2019

Job Segment: Engineer, Civil Engineer, Engineering