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Intermediate Mechanical Estimator - Tenant
Black & McDonald Limited - Scarborough
Posted:10/16/2017
Job Description

Position Summary

Estimators will analyze costs of and prepare estimates on mechanical construction projects.  In addition Estimators may provide technical and administrative support to project operations with emphasis on estimating, reporting and monitoring progress, planning and scheduling, and dealing with project change.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare accurate estimates of probable costs of materials, labour, equipment and sub-trade for construction projects based on bid specification requirements and design build.
  • Coordinate price packages with suppliers, subcontractors, owners, designers and architects regarding tenders.
  • Prepare and maintain a directory of suppliers, contractors and subcontractors.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

 Competency Requirements

  • Change Orientation (open to change and the ability to identify where it is needed and how to make it happen)
  • Communicates Effectively (verbally and in writing)  
  • Continuous Learning (ongoing effort to learn and contribute to the learnings of others)
  • Customer Focus (understand the needs and perspectives of both internal and external customers)
  • Holds Self and Others Accountable (take personal responsibility to meet commitments)
  • Problem Solving and Innovation (ability to approach problems logically and seek innovative solutions)
  • Teamwork and Collaboration (work cooperatively and collaboratively with others)
  • Values and Respects Others (encourages and supports diversity)

     
Desired Skills & Experience

Education & Skill Requirements

  • Knowledge of plumbing requirements in construction
  • HVAC piping requirements
  • Knowledge of mechanical piping and related equipment
  • Motivated and able to work with deadlines
  • Able to work independently and part of team
  • Graduate of mechanical engineering or construction technology or several years experience as a qualified trades-person in a mechanical field
  • Proficient with Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, and Projects)
  • Quick Pen estimating software a definite asset
  • Computerized estimating is mandatory
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

     
Company Description
In 1921, William J. McDonald and William R. Black formed Black & McDonald Limited, a partnership to engage in residential wiring. Throughout the years, Black & McDonald has remained a family-owned business with an uncompromising commitment to the founder's principles of delivery as promised and fairness to all. The company has followed a planned course of diversification and expansion, combining growth and financial stability with ongoing investment in our people, and a willingness to pioneer new business opportunities and directions. Black & McDonald is an integrated, multi-trade contractor providing electrical, mechanical, utility and maintenance services to government, industrial, commercial and institutional markets. Currently, Black & McDonald operates across Canada, US and Bermuda. ​The company has over 5,500 employees working out of a network of more than 26 offices.

Black & McDonald approaches accessibility from an inclusive perspective, and will provide reasonable accommodation upon request throughout the recruitment and selection process.

Additional Information
Job Type: Full Time
Job Experience: Entry-level Professional
Job ID: 20171017327