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Senior Electrical Estimator- MECT Canada

Location: 

Oakville, ON, CA

Requisition ID: 126440 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Department: Estimating 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

This is a staff position reporting to the Lead Estimator.  You will be responsible for reviewing, analyzing and interpreting Contract Documents (specifications, drawings, and reference information) to develop detailed, comprehensive cost estimates for various projects throughout Kiewit's markets.  Also able to make assumptions based on experience with detailed plans are not provided and front end estimating is performed based on conceptual level designs.

District Overview

Mass. Electric Construction Co. (MEC) is a subsidiary of the Kiewit Corporation.  Since our founding in 1928 in Boston, Massachusetts, Mass. Electric Construction’s philosophy has been to pursue electrical projects that require a higher level of technical and logistical skill.  MEC has a 65-year tradition of outstanding performance on some of the nation’s most high-profile transportation projects. To date we have completed over $5 billion of transportation projects throughout North America. With our skilled and dedicated personnel, combined with cutting edge equipment, installation methods and project controls, MEC is setting new standards across every aspect of the market. 

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Location

This position will be located in Oakville, Ontario 

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 mechanical, 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)
•     10+ years electrical estimating experience 

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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