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Structural Steel Estimator
Black & McDonald Limited - Saskatoon SK
Posted:12/4/2017
Job Description

​Reporting to the Division Manager, the Structural Steel Estimator will participate in the analysis of costs and prepare estimates on civil engineering, architectural, structural, electrical and mechanical construction projects as required. In addition, provide technical and administrative support to project operations with emphasis on estimating, reporting and monitoring progress, planning, scheduling, and dealing with project change.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare estimates of probable costs of materials, labour and equipment for fabrication projects based on contract bids, quotations, schematic drawings and specifications.
  • Establish and maintain tendering process, set up cost monitoring, reporting systems and procedures.
  • Coordinate price packages with suppliers, subcontractors, owners, designers and architects
  • Participates in site review, tender review, tender hand-off, project closing and operational/sector meetings with the Senior Management, Project Manager, and Purchasing as required
  • Prepare and maintain a directory of suppliers, contractors and subcontractors
  • Liaise, consult and communicate with engineers, architects, owners, contractors and subcontractors
  • Participate in material and equipment purchasing for secured jobs as required
  • Co-ordinate various small projects
  • Create and maintain common assemblies and fitting details with in Strumis estimating software
Desired Skills & Experience

  • Completion of college program in civil or construction engineering technology or several years of experience as a qualified tradesperson in a construction trade
  • Proficient with Strumis estimating software, as well as working knowledge of word processing, excel spreadsheets, and email software   
  • Knowledge of SharePoint and other collaboration tools are an asset
  • Familiarity with the Microsoft Windows operating system
  • Previous experience with proven ability to learn specific software applications
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: Professional
Job ID: 2017125727