EDBW – ESTIMATOR

Amico is a diversified and dynamic, Canadian owned and operated construction company. Our dedicated and professional team provides paving, road building, infrastructure, general contracting, design build and engineering services for civil and construction industry customers. Here at Amico we believe in partnering for productivity, leading through empowerment, and seeing challenges as portals of opportunity.  Our cutting-edge technology allows us to successfully manage and execute projects of all scopes and scales.

If you want your next professional experience to be one that helps you master new skills, build meaningful relationships, access limitless growth opportunities, and benefit our Ontario communities, consider joining us!

Key Responsibilities

  • Complete construction estimates/tenders as required on specific projects undertaken by Amico.
  • Complete quantity take-offs, coordinate sub-trade selection and pricing of various scope items using first principles on a divisional basis.
  • Updating and maintaining both our subcontractor database and our construction cost database
  • Examine and analyze that vendor and subcontractor estimates fall within the defined scope
  • Strive to make the Amico estimating function “State of the Art” with integrated technologies.
  • Assist the estimating team and support staff as the need requires to assure estimates are completed in a timely fashion, while investing required time and effort to ensure that the best pricing options are pursued and vetted.
  • Support the site team in preparation of contract change orders.
  • Overall quality control to achieve and maintain a high level of service to Consultants/Owners.
  • Upon successful award, support the contracting process with selected sub-trades to ensure that the level of service provided by our sub-trades/suppliers meet our economic targets and quality standards.
  • Promote and maintain a productive “team” working environment within Amico and affiliated Corporations.
  • Maintain quality of the highest standard to maintain the Amico corporate image in the community

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Diploma or Degree in Civil Engineering or relevant program.
  • Prior Estimating experience will be considered an asset.
  • Ability to read and understand construction drawings and contract documents
  • Solid ability to communicate construction know-how through proposal wording
  • Knowledge of standard project management software (Word, Excel, Access, MS Project, Estimating software, etc.)
  • Proficiency with cost estimating software will be considered an asset.
  • Ability to work accurately and effectively under pressure
  • Adaptable to flexible work schedule when required to meet deadlines
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to travel as required
  • Experience in cost tracking, managing, and directing construction projects will be considered an asset
  • Knowledge of contract language / Terms and Conditions will be considered an asset
  • Certification by the Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors will be considered an asset.

Travel Requirements

  • Travel to project locations and client meetings. Expectations are these will all be in Windsor/Essex County area. Occasional travel outside of these areas may be required.

What Amico Can Offer You

  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Employer Matching Retirement Program
  • Life insurance

 

At Amico, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants throughout the recruitment and selection process.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.