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Specializing in heavy civil infrastructure construction, mining applications and energy development, Bird Heavy Civil Ltd. is a leading supplier to Canada's resource industries. Having been in business for over 80 years, and offices located throughout Canada, O’Connell offers a stable and challenging work environment. As an equal opportunity employer we accept applications from all qualified persons. We offer a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package and an excellent rotation schedule.

Close Date: 2017-06-30

Job Description:

The Estimator ensures that all work activities are completed in an efficient and effective manner. The tasks associated with this position include but are not limited to:

• Calculating estimate take-offs from tender drawings, reviewing specifications, and sourcing material and/or subcontractor prices.

• Attend tender site visits and interact with Clients during tendering phase.

• Prepare estimates using estimating software.

• Prepare pre-qualification and/or tender submissions and present to Clients.

• Assist on-site project management teams with project kick-off activities; provide engineering support as required.
 

Education:

The ideal candidate will have a degree/diploma in Civil Engineering/Technology from a recognized institution.

Location:

Montreal, Qc

Job Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have 5 years of experience working in a Heavy Civil Environment and the following experience and competencies:

• Working with concrete foundations and mass reinforced concrete structures.

• Earthwork experience relating to foundations/structures and dam/dyke construction.

• Familiar with estimating software such as BID2WIN.

• Familiar with AutoCAD/Civil 3D would be an asset.

• Familiar with using scheduling software, such as Primavera and Microsoft Project.

• Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

• Detail oriented with a strong work ethic.

• Excellent organizational skills.

• Personal initiative and be able to work with minimal supervision in a team environment.

• Bilingual (French and English)
 

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