Electrical Estimator - Ganotec

Location: 

Montreal, Quebec, CA

Requisition ID: 172016 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Ganotec District 

Department: Estimating 

Market: Power 

Employment Type: Full Time 

 

Position Overview

As an Electrical and Instrumentation Estimator, you will be responsible for analyzing submission documents and preparing quantity and cost evaluations for a project for the electrical component. You will also be involved in the development of the execution plan as well as the development of the schedule during the pre-project phase.
 

District Overview

Ganotec is a full service, heavy industrial contractor serving the industrial sector across Canada. Ganotec typically self performs all major disciplines including, civil, structural steel erection, heavy mechanical equipment installation, process piping and electrical / instrumentation and controls. We conduct our business through a variety of commercial contract styles including full turnkey, EPC, design build, T&M and conventional discipline packages. We have always been a strong proponent of “partnering”, working in collaboration with owners, major equipment suppliers and engineers firms at the early stages of the project development phase to allow for a more cost-effective execution strategy for the project. Ganotec continues to position ourselves towards the future, constantly seeking growth opportunities yet never losing sight of what has made the company so successful.
 

Location

This position is based in Pointes-aux-Trembles, Montréal, Québec.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare cost estimates on work for major projects locally and across Canada with the help of the estimation team.
  • Review the owner's plans and specifications to gain a comprehensive understanding of the project.
  • Carry out an assessment of the quantities as well as the labor required to carry out the work.
  • Carry out material surveys and participate in the evaluation of costs for the supply of permanent and temporary materials.
  • Participate in the creation of tenders proposal for subcontracting, coordination with bidders as well as the analysis of proposals. Be able to analyze the proposals is both at the commercial and technical level.
  • Determine the construction equipment needs for carrying out the work.
  • Develop temporary electricity requirements, labor required for mobilization, maintenance, and demobilization as well as equipment and materials requirements.
  • Participate in developing a construction plan which will serve as the basis for the estimate.
  • Participate in estimate coordination meetings as well as the various stages of closing bids.
  • Coordinate with other disciplines such as planning, procurement and the proposal team.
  • Maintain a professional and trusting relationship with clients, professionals, subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Support the estimation group and Ganotec as an expert in electricity and instrumentation for technical or constructability elements.

Qualifications

  • Professional electrician, technician in electrical and instrumentation engineering or Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering.
  • At least 3 to 7 years of experience in construction/project estimation.
  • Have a complete and detailed knowledge of construction and construction methods in Canada.
  • Skills in reading plans and specifications.
  • Excellent command of the Microsoft Office Suite. Knowledge of BlueBeam softwares is an asset.
  • Experience in a heavy industrial, hydroelectric or mining project environment.
  • Good ability to prioritize and organize time effectively, ability to work independently and to be polyvalent.
  • Fluent in French (spoken and written). Functional knowledge of English (written and verbal) is considered as an asset since mobility across provinces in Canada is required. Lessons can be provided as needed.

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Other Requirements:
•    Regular, reliable attendance
•    Work productively and meet deadlines timely
•    Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment
•    Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
•    Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We believe in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination and comply with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.


As a full-service, heavy industrial contractor, we’ve earned an industry-wide reputation for sticking to our high standards in everything we do. 

We believe in the benefits of investing in our people. Around here, learning and improving go hand-in-hand with going to work each day. You’ll constantly increase your knowledge, sharpen your skills and gain new experiences. 

If you're ready for a career that can take you places, look no further. 

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.


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