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Civil Estimator
REQUISITION NUMBER:20180418-71001-001
HOME COMPANY:PNR RailWorks Prairie Region
COMPANY LOCATION:PNR RailWorks Prairie - Cochrane, AB
Job Responsibilities:

Prepares cost estimates for projects in the planning, design and construction phases.  Produces bid proposals, and prepares buy-outs.

  • Prepares take-offs, estimates, and budgets.
  • Prepares buy-outs.
  • Attends pre-bid job walks.
  • Solicits and analyzes subcontractor/vendor pricing information.
  • Reviews project plans and specifications.
  • Reviews and incorporates historical data from prior estimates, purchase agreements and subcontracts in order to gain information for current bids.
  • Reviews contract documents and attends pre-bid meetings to determine scope of work and required contents of estimates.

General/Other Responsibilities and Duties


  • Ensures that bid documentation is logged and filed after bid day.
  • Assists in the purchasing process
  • Assists with training, supervision and development of other estimating staff.
Job Qualifications:


  • A minimum of 2 years of construction estimating experience.
  • Knowledge of estimating strategies and techniques.

  • Proficiency in planning, scheduling, staffing, budgeting, and job costing.
  •  Understanding of RFP and contract requirements.

  • Understanding of all construction divisions and general construction knowledge.
  •  Ability to effectively supervise estimating staff.

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and presentation skills.


Physical/Travel/Attendance Requirements
Working Conditions:

Some travel to job sites may be required.
Work is mainly indoors
This job description is not intended to represent a complete, comprehensive list of all duties and responsibilities that may be required in this position.  There may be unplanned activities and other duties as assigned.

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