Senior Estimator
Sprague-Rosser Contracting - Edmonton, AB

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Senior Estimator

Sprague-Rosser is a civil, industrial and commercial construction company that was founded in 1967. Our company is continually growing and we are looking for reliable team players to grow with us.

Roles & Responsibilities:
 Managing the estimating department, developing the bid strategy, maintaining subcontractor relationships, and training other employees in the Department.
 Development and review all final estimate packages to insure accuracy and completeness, prior to formal quotation.
 Develop, manage and administer department functions including operating budgets, staffing, wage reviews, work assignments, performance evaluations, etc.
 Develop and maintain professional relationships with key corporate level executives on both political and operational levels who represent current or potential clients.
 Works consultatively with clients along with the Director, Operations Compliance & Controls to develop project based solutions that serve to minimize the client’s risks during project execution and generate superior returns on clients’ project investments.
 Effectively determine the bid strategies required for the company to be successful as well as assist with planning, coordinating large projects.
 Assist corporate and project management teams to determine what types of projects to bid, strategies, techniques, etc.
 Participate in presentations to corporate management and clients.
 Manages and maintains complete familiarity with and exercises quality control over company production history data.
 Has accountability for developing, maintaining and engaging subcontracting and procurement strategies necessary to meet the established growth objectives of Sprague–Rosser.
 Development of consistently winning public tender bids and solicited or unsolicited project proposals in response to identified and qualified new business opportunities.
 Manages the overall corporate business procurement plan for the districts assigned.

Required Skills:
 5+ years Estimating experience in the Civil Construction Industry
 Degree in Civil Engineering preferred
 Knowledge of Contract Law, Insurance and Bonding
 Experience in earthmoving, underground utility and concrete construction preferred
 Solid understanding of bid processes in Canada
 Experience and accuracy in quantity/volume calculations
 Strong time management, problem solving and documentation skills
 Fluent using estimating software programs
 Strong interpersonal and communication skills

 Competitive salary and benefit package including participation in an incentive bonus plan
 Participation in our matching RRSP program
 Annual education reimbursement

About this company
Sprague-Rosser, construction, excavation , demolition, general contractor, Edmonton, Alberta