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Junior Estimator - Civil Construction / Road Building Halifax 2083975

We are a medium sized civil construction company based in Halifax, Nova Scotia near the intersections of Hwy 118 and Perrin Drive.

We have a strong history as a municipal service, road building and excavation contractor that focuses on mainland Nova Scotia while operating throughout the Maritimes provinces. Currently our business operates three functional divisions; Civil Construction, Road Construction, Crushing, and Trenchless Construction.

We are currently looking for a Junior Estimator to report to the owner.

The estimator would be responsible to prepare and coordinate full cost estimates on conceptual, design-build, lump sum and unit price contracts.


Interpret documentation, specifications and design drawings to define the scope of work and contents of the estimate.
Review and analyze bid packages from subcontractors
Assist with negotiations, consultants, clients, vendors and subcontractors.
Maintain working files to support documentation for estimating figures including current and accurate information on prices from vendors, and pre-existing price lists, etc.
Having strong oral and written communication skills.
Analyze alternate means and methods to determine the most economical alternative.
Skills and Requirements:

3-5 years of experience in the Heavy Construction Industry.
Proven ability to work under pressure, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines for normal functions and special projects.
Proficient in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access).
Knowledge of contract arrangements, such a lump sum price, Design Build, construction management.
Knowledge of the Standard Specification for Municipal Services would be an asset.
Knowledge to use a Total station an asset.
Blue Beam, Bid 2 Win is considered an asset.
Eng. is considered an asset. Civil Engineer preferred.
Ability to work cooperatively as part of a team.
Must have valid drivers license and transportation as a vehicle is provided.
We Offer:

Excellent starting salary of $50,000 to $70,000 depending on qualifications
Full benefit package including medical and dental
Room for advancement
Vehicle provided
Great team of people

If this seems like a role for you, please apply immediately.

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