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General Contracting Estimator
Black & McDonald Limited - G.T.A
Job Description



Position Summary

This positon is located in G.T.A.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • To provide budget estimate pricing for small ICI projects and changes as per drawings and specifications
  • Sourcing vendors and subcontractor civil and architectural trades for pricing
  • Reporting to Project Manager on site
  • Providing detail estimate breakdown with appropriate direct job expenses and overhead/profit as per contract
  • Hand-over meeting with Project Manager/Project coordinator
  • Help in procuring materials, labour, and subtrades with input from Project Manager or Project Coordinator
Desired Skills & Experience

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)


Education & Skill Requirements

  • 3-5 year's experience in estimating or project coordination or tradesmen with estimating capabilities
  • Proficient in Microsoft office
  • Must have great organizational skills
  • Must be 'self-driven"
  • Available to travel within GTA


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: 2017926825