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Stantec Senior Electrical Estimator in Markham, Ontario

Senior Electrical Estimator - ( 230000DY )


We’re in the business of limitless potential. From iconic designs to monumental ground breakings, we believe the best solutions are the product of diverse perspectives.

By managing capital programs and projects as if they were our own, our project management business, and technical experts work with clients to strategize, plan, and deliver projects that help them achieve their organization’s objectives. Our award-winning team has managed thousands of projects across all sectors — hospitals, airports, and entire university campuses; infrastructure like mass transit and water-treatment facilities; and energy and resource assignments, from mines to wind farms.

Join an award-winning team of program and project management specialists that are passionate to bring transformational project solutions to life.

Your Opportunity

Stantec is seeking an Estimator within our Program Management group with a background in a wide range of sectors including transit, healthcare and nuclear.

The successful candidate will possess 7 years' experience in an estimating role.

This is a key position and requires excellent communication skills and a willingness to work as part of a large multidisciplinary team to successfully deliver major capital projects.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the preparation and review of all classes of estimates of probable costs at each design milestone on projects across North America.

  • Assess Merit and cost for project changes and claims and support negotiations.

  • Mentor, provide guidance and periodically manage junior and intermediate estimating staff.

  • Lead and co-ordinate efforts and compile information from other estimating disciplines.

  • Provide innovative solutions to estimating issues and problems.

  • Develop, maintain and improve procedures, databases, early phase cost models, templates and tools for cost estimating.

  • Establish site specific estimating criteria including wage and person-hour productivity rates.

  • Provide input and recommendations for estimating requirements relative to staffing for the full range of estimating activities.

  • Perform cost risk assessment and probabilistic simulations to establish project contingency and project reserve.

  • Develop cost loading for project schedule.

  • Support project procurement.

  • Prepare and present cost reports to internal and external stakeholders.

  • Contribute to and support project pursuits.

  • Other estimating and cost management activities as required.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Strong team player with positive collaborative attitude.

  • Work independently with minimal guidance.

  • Advanced technical knowledge of cost estimating, CIQS and AACE guidelines and best practices, engineering design, construction practices and procurement for major projects.

  • Advanced knowledge of estimating methodologies, scheduling, construction practices and constraints and risks.

  • Knowledge of other estimating disciplines such as Mechanical, Electrical, Subway Systems and industry costing software.

  • Ability to develop a WBS and estimates for multi-billion dollar programs.

  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, direct, perform, review, and present cost estimating projects.

  • Ability to solve complex problems using sound professional judgment, creativity and innovation.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to make timely decisions and meet deadlines.

  • Knowledge of different procurement methods, contracts and how they apply to estimating.

  • Proficient in MS Office and knowledgeable of estimating software and tools (ie. Sage Estimating, NECA, TraSer, Accubid).

Education and Experience

  • Technical degree/diploma/certificate or equivalent in related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • 7 years of experience in an Electrical estimating role. Construction experience is an asset. Cost consultant experience an asset.

  • PQS or equivalent designation is an asset.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : Canada-Ontario-Toronto

Other Locations : Canada-Ontario-Barrie, Canada-Ontario-Stoney Creek, Canada-Ontario-Oshawa, Canada-Ontario-Markham, Canada-Ontario-Mississauga, Canada-Ontario-Waterloo

Organization : BC-1262 Transportation-Program Management-Canada

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jan 25, 2023, 2:51:09 PM

Req ID: 230000DY

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans