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Date:  Feb 22, 2024

Scarborough, ON, CA Toronto, ON, CA Toronto, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  STC_Leadership Team

Position Title:  Estimating Manager

Come Build Your Career at Aecon!

As a Canadian leader in infrastructure development, Aecon 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 responsibility 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!


What Is The Opportunity

Aecon's Urban Transportation Solutions team is proactively seeking an Estimating Manager to support future dynamic, transit projects in the Greater Toronto Area. We are proud to support projects that are committed to faster and more convenient travel, ultimately keeping our community in mind to support the ease of travel within the city. This starts with bringing aboard the best possible team!


What You Will Do Here

  • Lead teams of Estimators.
  • Provide oversight and guidance for the cost make up.
  • Assist the Chief Estimator in the management and development of the estimating group.
  • Manage and lead the estimating effort through the development phase and beyond, including involvement in, and chairing of, team meetings to set project goals.
  • Provide Value engineering. Review design options and recommend best solution based on cost, engineering, quality, or availability of materials.
  • Provide 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—labour, material, equipment, and procure subcontractor scope and costs—for target cost submission.
  • Lead the estimate close-out process, including tender reviews and sub-proposal reviews and analysis.
  • Ensure compliance with Aecon estimating policy, risk management policy and standard operating procedures.
  • Lead the successful transition and handover of estimating documents to the project execution teams.
  • 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.
  • Drive an inclusive culture to promote equity, welcome different perspectives, and enable career progression by fostering a sense of belonging.  


What You Bring To The Team

  • Diploma or Degree within Civil Construction or equivalent combination of training.
  • 12+ years of Estimating and Operational experience within Major Project Estimating, including Design-Build with 5+ years in a management role.
  • Professional Engineer, or equivalent, designation preferred.
  • Large infrastructure project and bid experience (rail, roads, bridges), with knowledge of the local supply chain, in Toronto and the GTA, for projects of $1000M+ value.
  • Proven experience leading large bids involving multiple work types/disciplines.
  • Expert in reading and understanding construction drawings and documents.
  • Knowledge and experience of using Rail Method Of Measurement (RMM1) would be advantageous.
  • Thorough knowledge of contract language/Terms and Conditions/Bonding, etc.
  • Computer literate – working knowledge of MS Excel/Word/Project, P6, and Hard Dollar or similar estimating software.
  • Strong knowledge of project controls, including costs and scheduling and general requirements of construction projects.
  • Be a champion of inclusion and diversity. 


Aecon fosters diversity, inclusion and belonging within and across our organization. We welcome all to apply including, women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


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