Building and Construction

Estimator (Civil Infrastructure) – Permanent – 2633


Parker Huggett Limited

Estimator (Civil Infrastructure) – Permanent – 2633 Mississauga, ON

About the Opportunity 

Parker Huggett is proud to continue supporting the growth of a diversified and dynamic, Canadian owned and operated construction company in their search for an Estimator to join their civil infrastructure team.

With 35+ years in business and a strong and tenured team to guide them, this group self-performs much of their work and has developed a reputation for excellence in the delivery of everything from paving, road building, infrastructure, general contracting, design build and engineering services for civil and construction industry customers.

Their continued growth is a testament to their values; partnering for productivity, leading through empowerment, and seeing challenges as portals of opportunity.

If you want your next professional experience to be one that helps you master new skills, build meaningful relationships, access limitless growth opportunities, and benefit our Ontario communities, this is an excellent opportunity to consider

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Analyzing documents, drawings, specifications, and proposals, in preparation for pricing
  • Performing take-offs and ensuring accuracy of quantities in creating costing
  • Visiting project sites prior to price preparation
  • Obtaining input from operational staff as appropriate
  • Supporting the process to obtain pricing from suppliers and Subcontractors and incorporate into estimate
  • Formulating costs for tender submission – labor, equipment, material, rentals, and subcontracts
  • Understanding and conveying risks relevant to scope of works priced
  • Maintaining files and correspondence on active and completed tenders
  • Contributing to project success and learning
  • Complying with Estimating process / procedure and consistency
  • Assisting with Post Bid / Post Project Analysis completion and ensuring that associated learning and communication takes place
  • Complying with risk management policies and procedures
  • Maintaining positive relationships with clients, consultants, and key subcontractors
  • Protecting all forms of proprietary information

About You

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • 2 – 5+ years of progressive estimating experience depending on the position, in civils or related disciplines is required
  • Confidence in quantifying and pricing projects ranging from $10-50m+
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritize tasks and meet deadlines for normal functions and special assignments
  • Attention to detail, mathematical and analytical skills, and accuracy
  • Proficiency using MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access) is essential, experience of using estimating software is preferred
  • Estimating software experience
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment
  • Ability to build positive working relationships with internal and external clients
  • An understanding of site conditions that impact bid costs, ensuring constructability
  • Good listening and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a collaborative manner
  • A knowledge of various types of construction contracts

About the Job

This is a full-time permanent position with travel to other Ontario offices or sites may be required on seldom occasion. In return, the company can offer excellent room for growth and development as well as:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Employer Matching Retirement Program
  • Life insurance

How to Apply

Please apply by clicking the “Apply for Job” button and follow the instructions to submit your résumé. You can also apply by submitting your résumé directly to If you are already registered with us, please contact your Recruiter and quote job 2633.

Thank you for your interest in this role. One of our Recruiters will be in touch with you if your profile meets the requirements for the role and the expectations of our clients. Please note that all candidates must be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. 

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