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Piping Estimator 1


Montreal, Quebec, CA

Requisition ID: 127465 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Estimating 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As an Estimator, you will prepare, review and present discipline estimates for specific project proposal activities. In this role, you will provide estimating assistance and guidance to projects, develop conceptual estimates and perform cost analysis. You will be responsible for assisting in the development of discipline estimates, developing and updating historical databases, and assisting in the development of department procedures. You will provide direction to others on estimate specific level tasks as required. #L-DG1

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 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.




  • Prepare cost estimates on work for major projects locally and across Canada 
  • Develop comprehensive estimates for large and complex works
  • Review the owner's plans and specifications to gain a comprehensive understanding of the project; develop a plan for actual construction as the basis for the estimate
  • Review all tender and contract documents and advice from the home office legal department
  • Coordinate with other disciplines such as planning, scheduling, procurement, and proposal team
  • Determine installation quantities based on drawings and specifications
  • Prepare and present your estimate to management and external clients
  • Collaborate for the continuous improvement of the methods and processes for developing estimates for the entire team
  • Coordinate with other disciplines such as planning, scheduling, procurement, and proposal team
  • Maintain a professional and trustworthy relationship with clients, professionals, subcontractors and suppliers


  • Bachelor’s degree or Technical Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or Construction Management or equivalent experience in piping estimation with relevant industry experience
  • Five to Seven (5-7) years of relevant experience in mechanical construction or mechanical estimating for major projects
  • Excellent knowledge of the Canadian construction market
  • Excellent communication skills in both English and French
  • Effective presentation and negotiation skills
  • Advanced computer skills. Knowledge of MS Office, AutoCad and BlueBeam software is an asset
  • Experience in industrial, hydro, oil and gas and mining is an asset.
  • Must be willing to travel as required to visit project sites or meet with clients for estimate specific needs
  • Well organized, flexible, team player, detail oriented and multi-tasked. 
  • Prioritize workload and consistently meet deadlines while constantly changing tasks and demands

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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