Junior Estimator

Khalsa Forming Inc. - Mississauga, ON (27 days ago)

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Khalsa Forming Inc. is a leading concrete formwork company and has an opening for an Estimator to join our team.

Must be able to identify key infrastructure projects related to the concrete formwork for high-rise buildings, estimate and bid these opportunities, manage said projects to completion while maintaining appropriate document and financial controls.

Job Description/Duties:

  • Plan and perform sales calls, appointments, and site visits.
  • Target, qualify and pursue leads in accordance with company strategy and techniques.
  • Create opportunities through a high volume of contact calls to targeted constituents.
  • Track costs, estimating/quantity takeoffs.
  • Prepare and submit budget estimates, progress reports, or cost tracking reports.
  • Select, contract, and oversee workers who complete specific pieces of the project.
  • Inspect or review projects to monitor compliance with safety codes, or other regulations.
  • Schedule the project in logical steps and budget time required to meet deadlines.
  • Prepare contracts and negotiate revisions, changes, and additions to contractual agreements with clients, suppliers, and subcontractors under the guidance of the Lead Project Manager.
  • Estimate material or worker requirements to complete jobs.
  • Order or requisition materials or supplies.
  • Scheduling events and activities as well as the work of others.
  • Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish all the work.
  • Confer with supervisory personnel, contractors, or design professionals to discuss and resolve matters, such as work procedures, complaints, or construction problems.
  • Read Contract Documents such as drawings and specifications, to determine requirements or to plan procedures.
  • Inspect work progress, equipment, or construction sites to verify safety or to ensure that specifications are met.

Essential Skills and Knowledge:

  • A background in estimating complex projects from detailed project drawings.
  • Ability to develop clear scopes of work from detailed drawings.
  • Field experience overseeing and managing complex jobs to completion over lengthy execution timelines.
  • Experience in negotiating detailed contracts as an asset.
  • Prior experience using industry project bid tools, can leverage relationships in local associations and has the ability to network and create opportunities by developing key industry connections.
  • Provides accurate weekly forecasting, including deal value, along with project completion and bid status updates.
  • Minimum of 3 years of construction estimating experience in commercial, residential construction.
  • Use of Autocad & Plan Swift


  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills required.
  • Build Company local reputation by representing the company in community and industry organizations.
  • Familiar with Construction Equipment.
  • Provides accurate weekly forecasting, including deal value, and status, as well as decision-makers and steps to close.
  • Experience in and with professional construction services
  • On-Screen Takeoff Programs, Excel Spread Sheets, CRM database experience
  • Degree or Diploma in Construction Management, Engineering or related discipline is a must

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $46,800.00 to $60,000.00 /year


  • estimating: 5 years (Required)