Senior Estimator

Stouffville, ON, Canada
Full Time

Powell Foundations Inc. (PFI) strives to provide clients with all their foundation needs. We specialize in constructing temporary excavation protection, pile driving, deep caisson shafts, sheet pile cofferdams, noise barriers, and overhead sign footings.

We are looking for an experienced Senior Estimator to join our team in Stouffville, Ontario.

Main Responsibilities
  • Manage bid list and coordinate upcoming tenders.
  • Analyze construction drawings, specifications, and other documentation to accurately identify and organize the project requirements.
  • Prepare estimates, quotes, and proposals.
  • Solicit pricing and proposals from subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Provide a high standard of customer service to our clients.
  • Build and maintain relationships with our industry partners.
  • Be a mentor to Jr. Estimators.
  • Other duties as required.

  • Civil Engineer or Civil Engineering Technologist.
  • 5-7 years of estimation and/or project management experience in heavy civil construction (MTO/OPSS experience an asset).
  • Knowledge of shoring systems and deep foundations (piles and lagging, caisson wall, sheet piling, shotcrete, caissons, micropiles, helicals and driven piles) ideal.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency with software (Microsoft Word/Excel/Project) and experience with an accounting/work order solution such as Jonas.
  • Experience using blue beam & AutoCAD.
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail, and strong math skills.
Powell Foundations encompasses a diverse collection of successful businesses, but our spirit isn’t found in the diversity of our portfolio; it’s found in the diversity of our people. At Powell Foundations, we believe that our greatest opportunity for continued success is fostered in the belief that every voice matters. Each one of us has a unique story and we promise to do our part to ensure that those stories are heard, seen, acknowledged, and supported. We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience does not align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Powell Foundations is committed to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in an effective and timely manner in accordance with the applicable standards set out in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA), the provisions of the Ontario Human Rights Code, and any other applicable legislation. We foster an inclusive organizational culture as an Equal Opportunity Employer


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