Senior Estimator & Design - Construction

npaworldwide - Toronto, ON (23 days ago)

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WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?
Design Manager

Key role objective:
The principal function of this position is to carry out design and tenders for dewatering schemes by analysing site investigation information, pumping tests and other information to determine the most cost effective solution for our clients.

Our client offers an extensive training and development program which will commence after individuals complete their probationary period. Company Induction, Initial basic training & PPE issue will be provided from commencement of your employment.

JOB DESCRIPTION
Design Manager

Key role objective:
The principal function of this position is to carry out design and tenders for dewatering schemes by analysing site investigation information, pumping tests and other information to determine the most cost effective solution for our clients.

Our client offers an extensive training and development program which will commence after individuals complete their probationary period. Company Induction, Initial basic training & PPE issue will be provided from commencement of your employment.

Reports / Responsible to: Managing Director (Line Manager)

Key areas of responsibility:
Our client is part of a global dewatering company. We have won some of the largest dewatering contracts in Canada with Eglinton Crosstown LRT project. While we have been focused soley on this project for the last three years, we have been expanding our reach and are looking for a design manager to build and manage the dewatering tender/estimating department as we grow.

  • Carry out dewatering designs and cost estimates.
  • Identifying and following up new business leads.
  • Ensuring enquiries are appropriately logged and responded to including organising site and client visits.
  • To act as the key point of contact for clients throughout the design and tender process.
  • Make an assessment of geo-environmental site investigation reports and associated documents.
  • Prepare tenders, proposals and quotations. Select the appropriate methodology to be used, prepare design notes & calculations.
  • Prepare supporting costing for quotations.
  • Develop and implement strategies for following up quotations, maintaining contact with the client and tracking the progress of our proposals.
  • Negotiate contracts, terms and conditions, methodologies, attendances
  • Reviewing costs and sales performance and present data at management and sales meetings
  • Writing design statements and producing pumping test reports
  • Attending trade exhibitions, conferences and meetings to build knowledge and to promote the services of WJ
  • Manage, supervise and mentor Design Assistant and Design Engineers
The above is not exhaustive and you will be expected to undertake any other duties which may reasonably fall within the level of responsibility and competence

Qualifications & Experience:
A motivated and hardworking individual with good written and communication skills is essential. Minimum 5 years' experience within the construction industry or has demonstrated sufficient skills and knowledge.

  • A degree (or equivalent) in a relevant engineering discipline.
  • A relentless enthusiasm and tenacity to pursue commercial opportunities.
  • The ability to plan and organise own workload as well as that of the team
  • Understanding of business development and marketing strategies
  • Experience and confidence in managing others
  • Commercial awareness, ideally including knowledge of construction industry contracts
  • Beneficial to have a working knowledge of SEEP/W finite element modelling
  • Ability to use techniques and methods which can be used to improve marketing such as Photoshop, Google Ad words, understanding of websites and search engine optimization.
Working Conditions:
The role is predominately office based at our head office, but you will be expected to visit our clients sites for meetings and site walkovers within Ontario

QUALIFICATIONS

Qualifications & Experience:
A motivated and hardworking individual with good written and communication skills is essential. Minimum 5 years' experience within the construction industry or has demonstrated sufficient skills and knowledge.

  • A degree (or equivalent) in a relevant engineering discipline.
  • A relentless enthusiasm and tenacity to pursue commercial opportunities.
  • The ability to plan and organise own workload as well as that of the team
  • Understanding of business development and marketing strategies
  • Experience and confidence in managing others
  • Commercial awareness, ideally including knowledge of construction industry contracts
  • Beneficial to have a working knowledge of SEEP/W finite element modelling
  • Ability to use techniques and methods which can be used to improve marketing such as Photoshop, Google Ad words, understanding of websites and search engine optimization.
Working Conditions:
The role is predominately office based at our head office, but you will be expected to visit our clients sites for meetings and site walkovers within Ontario

Qualifications & Experience:
A motivated and hardworking individual with good written and communication skills is essential. Minimum 5 years' experience within the construction industry or has demonstrated sufficient skills and knowledge.

  • A degree (or equivalent) in a relevant engineering discipline.
  • A relentless enthusiasm and tenacity to pursue commercial opportunities.
  • The ability to plan and organise own workload as well as that of the team
  • Understanding of business development and marketing strategies
  • Experience and confidence in managing others
  • Commercial awareness, ideally including knowledge of construction industry contracts
  • Beneficial to have a working knowledge of SEEP/W finite element modelling
  • Ability to use techniques and methods which can be used to improve marketing such as Photoshop, Google Ad words, understanding of websites and search engine optimization.
Working Conditions:
The role is predominately office based at our head office, but you will be expected to visit our clients sites for meetings and site walkovers within Ontario

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree