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Estimator/Coordinator - Finch West LRT

Woodbridge, ON, CA

Dufferin Construction - a division of CRH Canada

Job ID:  149305 

Work Type:  Full Time Permanent 


It is a great time to join the CRH Canada team! CRH Canada is going through an exciting business transformation which demands first-class Talent Management support to drive results.

We are building a world- class team. Make your mark!

You will be a successful addition to our team if you look at change as an opportunity to develop and contribute to the business. You will be successful in your role if you like partnering with the business, presenting new ideas and providing excellent customer service.

The Finch West LRT is a light rail transit project that will bring 11 kilometers of modern, reliable rapid transit to northwest Toronto. As a key partner in the Finch West LRT project, Dufferin Construction, a division of CRH Canada is looking for an Estimator/Coordinator to join the team!   We are one of the largest heavy civil engineering contractors in the industry, employing over 1000 people. We have built a solid reputation for market excellence, through drawing on a rich history and a strong heritage of quality, stability and innovative leadership in the marketplace. 

Responsibilities:  #LI-SS1

  • Within a project team environment, take on a supporting Project Management role which includes the management of Professional Engineers, subcontractors and or material suppliers
  • Independently research assigned scope elements and develop details for quantification and estimating purposes through research and review of all project documentation, specifications and industry best practices. The approach to this task requires resourcefulness and creativity that is balanced with logic and reasoning.
  • Act as communication lead for an assigned scope within a team environment and will take on the full and complete responsibility of the assigned scope elements including being responsible for communication with the Team Lead with respect to all issues and opportunities related to the scope.
  • Coordinate with the design team in analyzing the design elements and drawings specific to their assigned scope. Evaluate the design based on constructability and compliance with relevant codes, standard and specifications and evaluate the design for completeness and/or opportunities for compliant cost saving changes.
  • Within a team environment, fully prepare the estimate and risk analysis related to their assigned scope including an independent preparation of bid items for scope creation and the calculation of associated quantities.
  • Within a team environment, participate in the development of the written technical proposal where thorough understanding of company polices and best practices is required.
  • Within a team environment, contribute information (quantities, methodologies, productivities) for use in the preparation of project schedules.
  • Mentor and monitor junior staff, acting as a coach and role model

Experience & Educational Requirements:

  • Post-Secondary diploma or degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited College or University.
  • 5 – 7 years of construction related field experience.
  • 3+ years of experience in Design-Build estimating.

Position Dimensions:

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills.
  • Ability to make timely, yet effective decisions.
  • Ability to work under pressure and adaptable to change.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting experience.
  • Able to help build a cohesive team and facilitate the collaboration of people and cross functional groups.
  • Strong customer orientation.
  • Strong computer literacy.

Why work for us?

  • With parent companies in the U.S. and Ireland, your growth potential is limitless!
  • Work with a team of dedicated professionals who are there to support your professional growth!
  • Flexible benefits plans, Defined Contribution pension plan, annual bonuses and merit-based increases ensure that your hard work and dedication will be rewarded!

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CRH Canada Group Inc. recognizes Canada’s diverse landscape. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process.

Date Posted:  May 11, 2019

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