Estimator / Senior Project Manager
The Crossing Company - Nisku, AB

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The Crossing Company Overview

We are Canada's Leading Trenchless Solution Provider.

Experts in Horizontal Directional Drilling, The Crossing Company opens the way to successful pipeline and utility installations large or small. Whether it's crossing challenging terrain, drilling in the heart of a city or working in an environmentally sensitive area, we work hard to provide a safe service and operational expertise that exceeds expectations and gets results.
As leaders in Horizontal Directional Drilling, we believe that quality and higher technical standards shouldn't come at a steep price. That's why we've been pushing the boundaries of horizontal directional drilling achievement while operating on the same pricing level as our competitors. And with our proven HDD track record, you can rest assured knowing that your project is in the right hands.

Title

Estimator / Senior Project Manager

Reports To

VP Engineering & Estimating

Job Description

Estimates HDD materials, technical spec., employee hours, cost and any other job requirements for project.

Applies technical experience to interpret documentation, specifications, and design drawings.

Assists in the development of estimating plan to establish estimate/proposal strategies.

Assists in the development of estimating basis identifying utilized estimating methodologies.

Participates in presentation of estimates/proposals to corporate management.

Perform material take-offs and systematically estimate costs involving: Fabrication, Manufacturing, and HDD projects.

Performs quality checks on estimates to ensure accuracy.

Administering project estimating functions such work assignments, sequencing of priorities, etc as required by the VP of Engineering & Estimating.

Participate in site-visits, pre-bid meeting and post-bid meeting.

Interface and provide on-going technical support to HDD projects.

Collaborate with other functions, engineering firms, and vendors to enhance project success; as required by the VP of Engineering & Estimating.

Collectively maintains the estimate/proposal files as back-up for the estimate/proposal including acute information on qualifications, labour rates, HDD drilling equipment rates, material pricing from suppliers, -subcontract pricing from third parties vendors, benchmarks of historical productivity figures, etc.

Track and record and post awards and rejections for continuous improvement and history tracking.

Job Requirements

Minimum of 5 years in industrial estimating experience required with formal education.

Construction Engineering Technologist Diploma, Professional Engineer Designation or Geotechnical Engineer Designation.

Intermediate computer skills: Microsoft Excel, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office Suite specifically Microsoft Project.

Thorough knowledge of AutoCAD

Thorough knowledge of HDD drilling.

Having excellent organizational and decision making/problem solving skills.

Ability to calculate mathematical extensions, analyze and understand HDD crossing drawings, associated documentation, contracts, cost coding systems, work breakdown structures, etc.

5+ years of extensive, practical and successful experience in organizing and preparing industrial cost estimates/proposals for construction projects would be considered equivalent for the formal education requirement.

Periodic visits to the project work site may be required.


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