Jr Estimator

Milestone Equipment Contracting Inc - Nanaimo, BC (30+ days ago)

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Milestone Equipment Contracting Inc is seeking a local, professional, ambitious and team oriented individual who is interested in working for our well-established Civil Construction company.

We are hiring an additional Jr. Estimator to support our team in the coordinating, estimating, monitoring and execution of civil construction and related projects.

The Jr. Estimator will begin working approximately 50 hours a week at our Nanaimo Office.

  • The primary function for the Jr. Estimator is to assist in the planning, management and execution of assigned projects for Time and Material, Unit Price, or Lump Sum construction projects. This position reports to senior members of the company and is supported by the Project Sponsor.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate activities, resources, equipment and information prior, during and after contract award
  • Prepare estimates for review including takeoffs, RFQ’s and specification review
  • Prepare budgetary tender analysis, pre and post award
  • Prepare project work schedules and material ordering / schedules, tracking
  • Use project management tools to monitor working hours, budget, plans and costing with report to the Project Manager
  • Report and escalate to management as needed any conflict not resolved
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation, plans and reports

Qualifications and Education Requirements

CET, EIT or Diploma/Degree in related field

Experience working with Microsoft projects, office and project management software (such as Auto CAD)

Individuals with drafting and survey experience are encouraged to apply, that are mathematically skilled

Preferred Skills

Skilled communicator, written and oral, analytical ability, time management, construction knowledge, organization skills, estimation, punctual, costing comprehension.

Experience in this field and position is considered an asset. Including the ability to evaluate tenders, and work in progress applying theory of surveying and quantity calculations.

The successful individual will demonstrate a strong desire to learn and complete work with a high follow through ratio.

We thank you for your interest in Milestone, although we appreciate all applications, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Nanaimo, BC (Preferred)