Now Hiring Estimator in BC!

Now Hiring Estimator in BC!

Posted by Gurneet on June 7,2024

Job description

Pacific Ropes is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Estimator to join our Management Team. The Estimator will lead the estimating and pre-construction process for projects in BC, ensuring accurate and comprehensive project estimates. The ideal candidate will possess a strong background in construction estimating, particularly in structural steel installation, and demonstrate excellent leadership and communication skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the estimating and pre-construction process for projects in BC, collaborating with the Management Team.
  • Oversee all aspects of the estimating and pre-construction process, including pre-estimate meetings, site visits, kickoff meetings, and estimate archiving.
  • Conduct detailed analysis of contract documents and specifications to determine project requirements and identify risks.
  • Complete comprehensive quantity take-offs of labor, equipment, and materials based on contract drawings and specifications.
  • Work autonomously while providing leadership, coaching, and mentoring to maximize the efficiency and productivity of team members involved in estimates.
  • Ensure adherence to project and company safety standards and environmental programs within estimates.
  • Manage post-estimate/pre-construction efforts until the internal handover to Operations.
  • Maintain and develop contacts within the construction industry
  • Serve as an ambassador for the company, liaising with clients and owners
  • Proactively seek new business opportunities to expand operations within Canada.
  • Respond to RFPs and new construction projects, tracking deadlines and progress.
  • Complete drawings for engineering and job planning purposes.
  • Calculate costs by analyzing labor, material, and time requirements based on drawings and specifications.
  • Manage bids from vendors and contractors.
  • Consult with clients, vendors, and others to produce accurate estimates.
  • Document site visits with pictures and site plans outlining equipment needs.
  • Compile and record actual costs for projects.
  • Maintain high levels of customer service and responsiveness, resolving customer issues promptly.
  • Strengthen and build customer relationships to ensure retention.
  • Assist the billing team with monthly invoicing.
  • Attend weekly sales meetings with the operations team and prepare monthly sales reports.
  • Manage CRM-Hubspot, including attending presentations, taking notes, updating CRM with new leads, and following up on new leads for estimating or RFPs.


  • 1-5 years of construction estimating experience, preferably including structural steel installation and leading estimates of $1-10MM.
  • Experience in steel bridge and industrial construction is advantageous.
  • Structural steel erection experience (asset)
  • Degree in construction or civil engineering.
  • Must be eligible to work in Canada.
  • Excellent communication skills for internal and external clients (oral, written, and presentations).

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: $70,000.00-$100,000.00 per year


  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay


  • HubSpot: 1 year (required)
  • Construction estimating: 2 years (required)

Work Location: In person

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