Cost Estimator

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Petawawa Employment Service
  • Post Date: September 13, 2017
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Job Overview

Location/City : ON – Chalk River

Country/Locale : Canada

Category : Power

Id : 5375

PTAG is currently seeking a Cost Estimator to work on a heavy infrastructure project and operations environment. The Cost Estimator will collect and analyze data in order to estimate the time, money, materials, and labour required to complete the project.

Location: Chalk River, ON

Type of Employment: Contract


  • Prepare detailed cost estimates by analyzing plans and specifications and performing quantity take-offs for select trades. Be technically savvy. Utilizing on-screen take off software is a positive
  • Develop and prepare conceptual estimates with minimal subcontractor assistance using limited preliminary design documents/information
  • Develop subcontract interest in projects and manage the subcontractor RFP process
  • Qualify and level subcontractors’ proposals according to project specifics
  • Itemize trade specific scopes and prepare bid packages
  • Prepare detailed critical path job schedules
  • Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality at all times
  • Interact with clients, architects, engineers and Local Jurisdictions to understand and incorporate project objectives, schedules, permits, costs, etc.


  • Relevant Construction Estimating experience including conceptual budgeting
  • A leader that assumes total responsibility for their work
  • A Team Player that works well with others and can effectively direct and manage others
  • 4 Year degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or 10+/- years of experience
  • Dedicated, well organized, able to plan, prioritize, and manage multiple tasks
  • Detailed oriented with the ability to focus on quality, accuracy, and attention to detail
  • Proficient with estimating software
  • Maintain professionalism when faced with aggressive deadlines
  • Excellent leadership, personable, communication, and written skills
  • Ability to interact, develop, and maintain a positive professional relationship with all levels of personnel
  • Meet deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrate commitment to continuous learning
  • Review basic software generated estimates for completion and technical accuracy ensuring quality and integrity

PTAG is a capital projects consulting firm servicing the global Power, Oil & Gas, Mining and Heavy Infrastructure industries. We provide best practice advisory services to clients seeking to improve capital and sustaining project outcomes.

We are committed to improving safety and project efficiency in every engagement. We are proud members of the Construction Industry Institute (CII) and are globally recognized as implementers and trainers of their fully researched and field tested best practices.

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