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Mass Electric Canada - Electrical Sr Estimator - Oakville

Location: 

Oakville, ON, CA

Requisition ID: 144822 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: MEC Transportation District 

Department: Estimating 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Senior Estimator, you’ll provide and/or coordinate full estimating services on large, complex heavy civil/mechanical and electrical construction projects for bid-build/design-build/Engineer, Procure and Construct projects.  You’ll be required to develop project estimates requiring bid information.  You’ll prepare the estimates to ensure all factors are properly considered, priced, and included in the estimate summary.  Other duties will include performing site visits, investigations, job cost projections/ audits and constructability studies.   #LI-HM1

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District Overview

Mass. Electric Construction Co. (MEC) is a subsidiary of Kiewit Corporation, and an industry leader in transit and rail systems’ construction and maintenance throughout the United States and Canada. MEC specializes in the installation of Overhead Contact Systems (OCS), Traction Power Substations (TPSS), Signaling and Train Control, Communications, and Control Centers. 

Location

One of the many things that makes Kiewit’s culture unique is that we go where the work is, which exposes your career to abundant opportunities. We relocate our teams based on the work that is available, combined with the development plans, skill sets and career goals of each team member. This means your Kiewit adventure is custom-designed to meet our shared needs. 

Responsibilities

•     Develop complete estimates for large, complex jobs.
•     Supervise estimators in the preparation of check estimates for other work, review estimates prepared by other estimating groups or JV partners to determine completeness of data used, procedures, and aid in resolving differences in bid items. 
•     Review owner plans and specifications to develop a comprehensive understanding of the project; develop plan for the actual construction to serve as basis for the estimate.
•     Reviews all bid and contract documents and home office legal department opinions. 
•     Conduct site investigation prior to forming a plan of operations to identify any problems or conditions of an unusual nature that may be present. 
•     Utilize engineer techniques and procedures to conduct investigation and adhere to standard company policy and procedures.
•     Perform design work as required by the project that is beyond the estimator scope of experience; handle any major technical problems encountered during bid preparation.
•     Stay abreast of trends and developments, such as new equipment, methods and procedures that are developing in the industry.
•     Prepare special engineering studies or reports required by certain bid items or conditions. 
•     Consult with owners on various problems discovered during bid preparation, design, rates, schedules, etc.

Qualifications

•     Undergraduate or graduate degree in electrical, civil or construction-related technology, OR extensive and related work experience leading to a thorough understanding of the knowledge, skills and abilities described above
•     7+ years' related experience
•     Extensive knowledge and demonstrated experience with highway, heavy civil, and/or concrete structures
•     Exceptionally strong attention to detail, communication, interpersonal and leadership skills
•     Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office products (e.g. Excel, Work, Outlook, PowerPoint)

Additional Requirements:

  • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position may require an individual to be fully vaccinated by a Health Canada-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine or undergo weekly testing upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.
     

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


Mass. Electric Construction Co. (MEC) is one of the nation's premier electrical contractors serving the industrial and transportation markets. 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, paid parental and maternity leave, and generous paid time off.


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