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Date:  Jul 28, 2022

Toronto, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Transportation East

Position Title:  Estimator

Build Your Career at Aecon

Aecon is proud to build some of the most impactful infrastructure projects of this generation. From the roads and transit systems that connect our communities, to the communication networks that link us from coast-to-coast, and the water infrastructure that supplies our businesses and homes. Our integral work includes constructing the pipelines that join provinces with the energy that fuels the nation, and the airports and ports that connect us all. Aecon is there, safely and sustainably building the future.  


We lead the infrastructure industry with purpose, and our people are at the heart of everything we do. Our business success relies on strong execution and continuous improvement – driven by the diversity, expertise and teamwork of our employees. We are always searching the globe for exceptional candidates to join the Aecon family and be a part of our forward-thinking, innovative, best-in-class organization!  


What is the Opportunity? 

Aecon Civil is a market leader with a self-perform competitive advantage and core local strength in key markets. We are proud of our work helping to expand and improve Canada’s infrastructure and transportation networks, and we’re ready to build the future of our country. With over a century of experience, and the ability to offer diverse, comprehensive services, Aecon is a preferred contractor for our clients. This includes numerous public entities and Public-Private Partnerships in Canada and abroad.


Through a thorough understanding of tender documents, the successful candidate will prepare detailed cost estimates for asphalt, flatworks and third party clients using estimating software of the full project scope including labour, equipment, raw materials, purchased equipment and subcontractors. Tender closings are to meet all submission deadlines.  


What You'll Do Here: 

  • Accurately interpret tender drawings and specifications.
  • Perform quantity take-offs from tender drawings.
  • Prepare initial project schedule for handoff to field staff.
  • Consistently and accurately formulate all tender costs—labour, material, equipment, and procure subcontractor scope and costs—for quotation submission.
  • Close tenders—including tender reviews and sub-proposal reviews and analysis.
  • Accountable for accuracy of tender submissions.
  • Prepares bid bond and insurance request forms.
  • Maintain files and correspondence on active tenders.
  • Customer follow-up on submitted tenders/proposals.
  • Cost out potential scope of work changes/additional cost/claims situations.
  • Monitor active projects and provide job cost evaluation to management.
  • Provide technical support to field staff.
  • Communicate with field staff and Clients.
  • Assist in maintenance of estimating department policies, procedures and standards.
  • Other job related duties as assigned by supervisor.


What You Bring to the Team: 

  • University Degree – Civil Engineering or College Graduate – Civil Technology preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the construction industry.
  • Strong communication skills – reading, writing, and oral skills in English.
  • Capable of reading and understanding construction drawings and documents.
  • Experience with MTO contracts and/or municipal works.
  • Thorough understanding of OPSS and CDED.
  • Computer proficiency – proficiency in an estimating package is a must; proficiency in MS Office programs (Excel, Word, Outlook, Teams) would be an asset.
  • Ability to work accurately under pressure.
  • Ability to work with others as a team.
  • Valid drivers license.


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 Act during any step of the application process please click here.