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Date:  Nov 8, 2022

Toronto, ON, CA Saskatoon, SK, CA Calgary, AB, CA Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CA Toronto, ON, CA Pictou, Nova Scotia, CA Winnipeg, MB, CA Winnipeg, MB, CA Montreal, Quebec, CA Vancouver, British Columbia, CA Raleigh, NC, US Edmonton, AB, CA Saanich, British Columbia, CA Winnipeg, MB, CA Fort McMurray, AB, CA Pictou, Nova Scotia, CA Montreal, Quebec, CA

Operating Sector:  A6N Indigenous JV's & Pre-Construction

Position Title:  Sr. Estimator (Transmission)

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?

Faster.Smarter.Safer. This is how Aecon Utilities is committed to delivering projects.  Aecon Utilities is ready to become Canada’s #1 utility construction provider and we’re looking for a Sr. Estimator (Transmission) to help us get there! 


Reporting to the Estimating and Controls Manager, the Sr Estimator (Transmission) will be responsible for accurately estimating the cost of labour, equipment and materials for supply and installation, as well as accountability for the direction, preparation and documentation of work completion estimates for Transmission construction projects.


What You'll Do Here:

  • Shared accountability for the overall financial performance of projects awarded.
  • Analyzes documents, specifications, proposals, addendums in preparation for pricing.
  • Performs any estimate related oral and/or written communications with clients.
  • Reviewing project site prior to price preparation.
  • Collaborates effectively with Operations, PMO and Owners staff as appropriate.
  • Obtains input from Operations staff as appropriate.
  • Performs quantity take-off from construction drawings where applicable.
  • Obtains pricing from Suppliers / Subcontractors and incorporates into estimate.
  • Formulates all costs for tender submission – labour, equipment, material, rentals, and subcontracts.
  • Accountable for accuracy and completeness of tender submissions.
  • Oversees the distribution of appropriate documentation appropriately upon award of project.
  • Manages Scope Change pricing as required.
  • Maintains files and correspondence on active and completed projects.
  • Provide technical support to field staff as appropriate.
  • Drives Estimating process / procedure compliance and consistency.
  • Conducts Bid Handover meetings as required.
  • Assists with Prequalification, RFQ’s and RFI submissions as required.
  • Incorporates / complies with Aecon’s risk management policies and procedures.
  • Drives positive relationships with Clients, Consultants, and key Subcontractors.
  • Protects all forms of proprietary information.
  • Maintains Estimating data systems, to ensure they are kept up to date.
  • Assists in the training of new Estimating staff as appropriate.
  • Repetitive movement (data entry).
  • Able to perform in a fast-paced environment.
  • 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 / Degree –Civil / Construction / Electrical / Business
  • Minimum 7 -10 years experience Estimating / Operational experience in Transmission Hydro Infrastructure
  • Understanding of affiliated electrical systems an asset.
  • Construction site experience considered an asset
  • Skills allow for working independently with little supervision
  • Prior operational experience an asset.
  • Ability to read and understand construction drawings and contract documents.
  • Thorough knowledge of contract language / Terms and Conditions / Bonding etc.
  • Thorough knowledge of associated Trades labour agreements / working rules
  • Good knowledge of job cost fundamentals and accounting / reporting.
  • Self motivated with excellent organizational skills.
  • Strong computer skills – MS Excel / Word / Project and estimating software
  • Strong communication skills – oral and written.
  • Ability to work accurately, effectively under pressure.
  • Adaptable to flexible work schedule when required to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work with others as a team.
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to travel as required.
  • Professional designation an asset (P.Eng., C.E.T., CTech)
  • 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 Act during any step of the application process please click here.