Chief Estimator

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Vancouver
  • 125 - 150

Pomerleau, Inc.

We are Pomerleau. And you could be too.

At Pomerleau, we fully understand that our mission is not only to create infrastructure or erect buildings, but to build communities. As a leader in the construction industry for nearly 60 years, we always aim to make a positive impact on the lives of the people we serve across Canada.

To do this, we do everything we can to listen to their needs, to never lose sight of the realities of tomorrow and to innovate in a more committed, more collaborative and more sustainable way. Together, this is how we redefine our practice – for the good of our profession and of future generations.

TheOpportunity

Estimation is an art that drives opportunityand growth at the forefront of the construction process. Join us and lead theestimation team to stand out and deliver winning results. Using your successfulmanagement, supervision and coordination skills attained in the constructionindustry, you will navigate the tender process from concept to submission whilekeeping risk top of mind.

With an appetite for excellence and a winning spirit you and your team willthrive in a fast paced and exciting environment that provides ongoing new andinteresting challenges. Using your quick thinking and relationship-buildingskills, you provide leadership and proven trade driven expertise to supportbusiness growth and challenge industry standards. Imagine the possibilities asyour role focuses on developing your team’s opportunities within the estimationfield. The pace and path you choose to grow is your choice – but let us helpyou get there. As a key member of our team, we will rethink constructiontogether, from idea to completion. Everywhere. All the time. Period.

What YOU Will Do

  • Jump in and lead the overall preconstruction process including bidding, cost estimates, budget analysis and support proposals;
  • Encourage open lines of communication regarding project status and updates;
  • Collaborate with and provide valuable estimating expertise to other members of the leadership team
  • Support the business development process;
  • Lead external and internal presentations of proposals and estimates;
  • Utilize your research skills at every stage of the process to identify project specific prices related to key items including labour, equipment and materials;
  • With an eye for detail, accurately interpret technical specifications for bid documents;
  • Review project business plans with internal stakeholders to ensure profitability;·
  • Actively assist with the full cycle estimating process and use your attention to detail and methodical approach to provide a comprehensive review of final estimates;
  • Be an expert in risk management to identify any associated project risk;
  • Keep client pricing requirements top-of-mind to ensure accuracy of estimates;
  • Grow and maintain strong relationships with trade partners, consultants and clients to achieve the project goals and vision;
  • Encourage your team to get creative and think outside the box to come up with innovative solutions and opportunities;
  • Inspire your team to strive for excellence by leading by example, encouraging professional development and utilising every member’s expertise to put Pomerleau ahead of its competition;
  • Actively encourage a learning environment, share your knowledge and be a role model throughout the estimation process;
  • Celebrate the Successes and be a key member of the project ramp-up process.

We are Pomerleau. And you could be too.

At Pomerleau, we fully understand that our mission is not only to create infrastructure or erect buildings, but to build communities. As a leader in the construction industry for nearly 60 years, we always aim to make a positive impact on the lives of the people we serve across Canada.

To do this, we do everything we can to listen to their needs, to never lose sight of the realities of tomorrow and to innovate in a more committed, more collaborative and more sustainable way. Together, this is how we redefine our practice – for the good of our profession and of future generations.

TheOpportunity

Estimation is an art that drives opportunityand growth at the forefront of the construction process. Join us and lead theestimation team to stand out and deliver winning results. Using your successfulmanagement, supervision and coordination skills attained in the constructionindustry, you will navigate the tender process from concept to submission whilekeeping risk top of mind.

With an appetite for excellence and a winning spirit you and your team willthrive in a fast paced and exciting environment that provides ongoing new andinteresting challenges. Using your quick thinking and relationship-buildingskills, you provide leadership and proven trade driven expertise to supportbusiness growth and challenge industry standards. Imagine the possibilities asyour role focuses on developing your team’s opportunities within the estimationfield. The pace and path you choose to grow is your choice – but let us helpyou get there. As a key member of our team, we will rethink constructiontogether, from idea to completion. Everywhere. All the time. Period.

What YOU Will Do

  • Jump in and lead the overall preconstruction process including bidding, cost estimates, budget analysis and support proposals;
  • Encourage open lines of communication regarding project status and updates;
  • Collaborate with and provide valuable estimating expertise to other members of the leadership team
  • Support the business development process;
  • Lead external and internal presentations of proposals and estimates;
  • Utilize your research skills at every stage of the process to identify project specific prices related to key items including labour, equipment and materials;
  • With an eye for detail, accurately interpret technical specifications for bid documents;
  • Review project business plans with internal stakeholders to ensure profitability;·
  • Actively assist with the full cycle estimating process and use your attention to detail and methodical approach to provide a comprehensive review of final estimates;
  • Be an expert in risk management to identify any associated project risk;
  • Keep client pricing requirements top-of-mind to ensure accuracy of estimates;
  • Grow and maintain strong relationships with trade partners, consultants and clients to achieve the project goals and vision;
  • Encourage your team to get creative and think outside the box to come up with innovative solutions and opportunities;
  • Inspire your team to strive for excellence by leading by example, encouraging professional development and utilising every member’s expertise to put Pomerleau ahead of its competition;
  • Actively encourage a learning environment, share your knowledge and be a role model throughout the estimation process;
  • Celebrate the Successes and be a key member of the project ramp-up process.

What YOU Will Bring

  • 10+ years’ relevant experience estimating in the Civil & Infrastructure construction industry;
  • Relevant management experience;
  • A University Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering or a relevant technical diploma or a combination of relevant education and industry experience;
  • A proven track record of estimate / bid management as well as team collaboration and management;
  • Ability to bid projects from 1M$ to $200M+;
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills;
  • A passion and drive for building relationships;
  • Strong computer skills with estimation software and an enthusiasm for innovation;
  • In-depth knowledge of the Western Canadian market.

Why Choose Pomerleau

  • Competitive salary 
  • 4 weeks’ vacation 
  • Group insurance (including a health spending account!) 
  • Group RRSP
  • Employer paid monthly public transit pass
  • Fitness Membership or Activity Reimbursement 
  • Employee assistance program
  • Exciting training opportunities
  • Dynamic culture
  • Exciting career opportunities
  • Summer hours all year long
  • Access to telemedicine platform Dialogue for free
  • New remote work policy

The expected salary range for this opportunityis $140,000 – $190,000. Please note that salaries may vary depending on thecandidate’s experience and geographical location. Listed compensationis exclusive of bonus and in addition to our extensive employeebenefits program which is listed above. Availability of certain benefitsmay vary based on the specific job role.

What are you waitingfor? Let’s build something extraordinary together. Applynow to join the team. We want to hear from you!

We thank all applicants, but only those selected for further consideration willbe contacted. Be sure to join our Talent Network to stay informed aboutall job opportunities at Pomerleau.Pomerleau Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Weare committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with theAccessibility for British Columbians with Disabilities Act. During anystage of the recruitment and hiring process, accommodation for applicantswith disabilities are available upon request.

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