Construction Estimator

Thompson Construction Group - Spruce Grove, AB (23 days ago)

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DESCRIPTION: Thompson Bros have an opening for a Construction Estimator based out of their head office located in Spruce Grove.


  • Review tender documents to determine the scope of work and assess any potential risks
  • Develop estimates based on costs of materials, subcontractors, labour and equipment.
  • Calculate crew productions, cycle times and durations based factors such as load sizes, haul speeds, site conditions and applicable resources
  • Obtain pricing quotations from subcontractors and suppliers
  • Provide scheduling and histograms for tenders
  • Perform quantity take-offs and quantity reconciliation
  • Responsible for the entire completion of tender proposal packages for management review
  • Accountable and responsible for the accuracy and compliance of assigned estimate
  • Collaborate with site supervision to develop, recommend, and implement the project execution plan after being awarded the project
  • Track tender addenda and submissions
  • Evaluate subcontractor and supplier quotes to ensure completeness and compliant
  • Attend client meetings associated with pre-tender, post tender and project startup


  • Minimum 3 years of experience in estimating or project management, with a focus on earthworks and/or oil & gas projects
  • Diploma or Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Superior computer skills and technical writing
  • Experience with PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Visio and Primavera Software
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and work under pressure

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Construction Estimating: 3 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's Degree (Preferred)


  • English (Required)