Design Build/P3 Electrical Estimator

ON, Canada
Posted On Oct 17 2020 Nov 16 2020

Modern Niagara Group is one of Canada's Top 100 Employers and Best Managed Companies and an industry leader in mechanical and electrical construction striving to be the contractor for life of all building systems.  At Modern Niagara, we value teamwork, initiative, determination, professionalism, and passion.  Working here you will find a creative team focused on delivering high quality customer satisfaction, and employees who thrive from working in a fast paced, collaborative and innovative environment. We hire top talent, recognizing that our successes are achieved through the commitment of dedicated employees.


As the Design Build/P3 Electrical Estimator, you will work within the team to prepare for, assemble and submit tender prices for various projects of all sizes and scope. The Design-Build/P3 Electrical Estimator will be responsible to prepare, record and maintain pricing and assist the management team in the ongoing pursuit and acquisition of construction projects. 


Duties and Responsibilities:


  •  Working within a team to perform quantity takeoffs including entry into a computerized estimating system.
  • Assemble all elements of an estimate including labour, material, equipment and subcontractor pricing.
  • Preparation, final review and submission documents to ensure all bid requirements are met.
  • Gather information for labour breakdowns for each area to assist with budget creation and management of project.
  • Attend and participate in site-visits, pre-bid meeting and post-bid meeting as required.
  • Participate in estimating turnover meetings with project team to assist planning and budget process.
  • Establish strong relationships with suppliers and sub trades to ensure sound and competitive pricing is received.
  • Collaborate and independently review project schematics to strategize on best approach for submissions.

  Job Requirements:


  •  Minimum 5 years’ electrical estimating experience required
  • 3 years’ demonstrated experience working on P3 and Design-Build projects
  • Post-secondary diploma in electrical or construction technology, or other relevant technology field (CET or ENG considered an asset but not required) OR;
  • Experience in an electrical contracting trade OR; Industry certification including “Certified Quantity Surveyor” and/or “Certified Construction Estimator”
  • Working knowledge of Accubid required; Livecount and Bluebeam an asset
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, time management and multi-tasking in order to prioritize workload and stay on top of things as project demands increase
  • Self-motivated with strong willingness and ability to learn and be challenged
  • Works effectively in team environment
  • We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


At Modern Niagara, we value the diversity of the people we hire and serve. Modern Niagara is an equal opportunity employer.  If you require accommodation during the recruitment process, please advise us so that suitable accommodations can be made.

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