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Date:  Jul 11, 2024

Charlotte, NC, US

Operating Sector:  Nuclear

Position Title:  Manager, Estimating

Come Build Your Career at Aecon!

Aecon is an infrastructure development company which is safely and sustainably building what matters for future generations to thrive! We lead some of the most impactful infrastructure projects of our generation, at the forefront of transformational change in transportation and energy, and partnering every day to build, connect, power, and strengthen our communities.


At Aecon, you can count on:

  • Safety First. Our number one core value. If we can’t do it safely, we don’t do it at all.
  • Integrity. We lead by example, with humility and courage.
  • Accountability. We’re passionate about delivering on our commitments.
  • Inclusion. We provide equitable opportunities for everyone.


We lead the infrastructure industry with purpose, and our people are at the heart of everything we do. So, we invest in our people, just like they invest in us! 


At Aecon we:

  • Ensure you and your family receive the services needed to support your mental, emotional, and physical well-being.
  • Believe in helping you build your career through our Aecon University and Leadership Programs.
  • Are committed to supporting and investing in inclusive work environments, through initiatives like Equity, Diversity & Inclusion training, our Aecon Women in Trades and Aecon Diversity in Trades programs, and our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) to ensure we are building inclusion into every aspect of our culture at Aecon.
  • Are a leader in sustainable construction. With a strong commitment to operating responsibly by minimizing our impact on the environment and surrounding communities.


Our business success relies on strong execution and continuous improvement – driven by the diversity, expertise and teamwork of our people. We’re always searching the globe for innovative, collaborative minds to join our best-in-class Aecon community!


About Us

With over 50 years of nuclear experience; Aecon reputation for reliability, safety, and performance has continually made us a contractor of choice. We offer an unparalleled depth of expertise and a broad range of capabilities that can be called upon to deliver an integrated solution to virtually any nuclear challenge. Aecon broad range of services and seamless solutions to our clients on numerous projects, from plant modifications to a long-term maintenance contract for nuclear facilities, design-build ISFSI, reactor overhaul or large component replacement for plant life extension, site preparation & large component removal for decommissioning, specialty welding and cutting tool and site services, safety class component, pipes and custom steel fabrication.


Aecon has kept pace with the increasingly challenging demands of the industry – the need for more capacity, greater efficiency, innovation, and more stringent environmental controls; we achieve this all while maintaining our unparalleled commitment to safety. Safety First is our number one core value and it is deeply ingrained at all levels of our organization, from leadership through our frontline workers. We firmly believe that positive results can only be achieved by providing safe, healthy, working conditions and impeccably maintained equipment.


When it comes to the of future nuclear projects, we have the capabilities to manage engineering, procurement, construction, maintenance, and fabrication services including project development, project management and project financing. From design and engineering to construction delivery, and project finance, we work tirelessly to make expectations a reality. 


Reporting to the Director of Commercial Operations, the Estimating Manager will be working within the Aecon Nuclear US Based group. The Estimating Manager will be responsible for the functions of the estimating team on the individual bids, implementing plans and policies to achieve division and corporate objectives. To deliver, properly organized estimates, budget and schedules, and ensure the necessary systems and procedures are in place, to manage Aecon's risk. Create innovative estimating ideas and provide a competitive advantage to impact Aecon's ability to win work and generate revenue.


Citizenship – Must be a US Citizen to apply for this position.


What You'll Do Here 

• Lead a team of 3-10 Estimators.

• Provide oversight and guidance for bids and proposals.

• Manage and lead the estimating effort of projects through the proposal stage, including

involvement in and chairing of team meetings.

• Provide Value engineering. Review design options and recommend best solution based on cost,

engineering, quality, or availability of materials.

• Chair meetings and set project goals.

• Lead the estimating input to the risk assessment and management process - Identify risk areas

and bring them to attention of risk manager. Contribute to the population of the Risk Register.

• Consistently and insightfully formulate all tender costs-labor, material, equipment, and procure

subcontractor scope and costs-for quotation submission.

• Lead the estimate close-out process, including tender reviews and sub-proposal reviews and


• Ensure compliance with Aecon estimating policy, risk management policy and standard operating


• Lead the successful transition and handover of estimating documents to the project execution


• Develop and manage data and metrics to improve and support a successful estimating process.

• "Own" the responsibilities of Senior Estimators, Estimators, Junior Estimators and Trainee

Estimators, as relevant, and provide mentorship and guidance.

• Maintain positive relationships with clients, consultants, and subcontractors.

• Any other duties as assigned by his/her manager.


What You Bring To The Team

• Diploma or Degree within Project Management or equivalent combination of training.

• 10+ years of Estimating and Operational experience within Major Project Estimating, including

Design-Build with 5+ years in a management role.

• Large infrastructure project and bid experience with an estimated value of


• Proven experience leading large bids involving multiple work types/disciplines.

• Expert in reading and understanding construction drawings and documents.

• T horough knowledge of contract language/Terms and Conditions/Bonding, etc.

• Computer literate - working knowledge of MS Excel/Word/Project, P6, Hard Dollar or similar

estimating software.

• Strong knowledge of project controls, including costs and scheduling and general requirements of

construction projects.

Aecon fosters diversity, inclusion and belonging within and across our organization.  We consider all applicants for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical disabilities, veteran status, and all other characteristics protected by law.


We are committed to adhering to the objectives and requirements outlined in the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner, through the implementation of the requirements of the EEOC and its applicable regulations. If you require accommodation under the EEOC during any step of the application process please click here.


At Aecon, we deeply appreciate the dedication and skills cultivated through military service. We encourage veterans to apply, recognizing the diverse perspective, resilience, and leadership abilities you bring. Your experiences are invaluable assets as we strive towards our shared goals.

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

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