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Estimator
Black & McDonald Limited - Napanee, Ontario
Posted:8/24/2017
Job Description

People:  Our Strength, Our Future

A career at Black & McDonald will grant you the opportunity to contribute to our culture of continuous improvement, help reinforce our values and shape our contribution to community, and drive our continued success. Our vision is to be the best company to work for; the best company for safety, quality and value; the best company for customer service; and the best company for technical expertise.

Position Summary

Black & McDonald is actively seeking an Electrical Estimator for the TransCanada Energy Ltd. Napanee Generating Station (NGS) Project located in Napanee, Ontario. The successful candidate will prepare electrical work take-offs and pricing for estimates related to the project. 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepares electrical take-offs and estimates including costs of materials, labour and equipment required for the project based on contract bids, quotations, schematic drawings and specifications.
  • Participates in site review, tender review, tender hand-off, project closing with the Project Manager and Estimating Manager.
  • Participate in tendering procedures; examines and analyzes tenders.
  • Establishes and maintains tendering process and monitoring costs.
  • Coordinates price packages with suppliers, subcontractors, owners, designers and architects regarding tenders.
  • Prepares and maintains a directory of suppliers, contractors and subcontractors.
  • Liaises, consults and communicates with engineers, architects, owners, contractors and subcontractors.
  • Updates and maintains Bid2Win database.
Desired Skills & Experience

​Competency Requirements

  • Change Orientation
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Continuous Learning
  • Customer Focus
  • Holds Self and Others Accountable
  • Problem Solving and Innovation
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Values and Respects Others

    Education & Skill Requirements
  • Degree in electrical engineering, diploma in construction engineering technology, or diploma in electrical engineering technology.
  • 1-3 years' experience electrical ICI projects is a requirement.
  • Experience using Bid2Win software is an asset.
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: Contract
Job Experience: Professional
Job ID: 2017825720