Senior Civil Estimator

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North America Construction is currently seeking a full time Senior Civil Estimator for our Head Office location in Morriston, ON (Hwy 6/401).

Job Responsibilities:

  • understand and successfully estimate a project of any size and value
  • utilize an organized and detailed approach to take-off, ensuring no scope of work is overlooked
  • read and understand spec\\\\\\\'s, reviewing drawings to extract complete scope of work
  • prepare detailed bid recap sheets
  • develop project general conditions and requirements, as well as all civil and architectural trades (pricing, labour, material, equipment)
  • establish and liaise with subcontractors and suppliers
  • thorough understanding of quotations and selection of most complete and competitive quotes
  • complete tender form and close a tender, effectively and in a timely manner, meeting deadlines (ability to work within tight schedules and manage multiple tenders at one time)
  • demonstrate leadership, guidance and supervision to civil estimating team
  • understand the overall workings and sequencing of a project, including construction schedule, tie-ins, shutdowns, etc.
  • coordinate and cooperate with the mechanical and electrical estimating departments
  • mentor junior and intermediate civil estimators
  • prepare and develop effective cost codes for the operations department
  • liaise with various NAC departments and staff to obtain information for tenders (available personnel, salaries, health and safety, QA and QC


  • Possess a relevant Post Secondary Diploma and/or Degree
  • 10+ years civil estimating experience (general requirements, earthworks, utility, concrete and architectural)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • CGS Certification and/or PQS Designation (beneficial)

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