Estimator - Toronto, Ontario Canada - 33574


Job #: 33574
Title: Estimator
Job Location: Toronto, Ontario - Canada
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Employer Will Recruit From: Regional
Relocation Paid?: Yes


Fast growing International Company with lots of room for growth



The principal function of this position is to encourage invitations to tenders, carry out basic design dewatering schemes and prepare, present and negotiate quotations and proposals to clients.

WJ Groundwater offers an extensive training and development program which will commence after individuals complete their probationary period. Company Induction, Initial basic training & PPE issue will be provided from commencement of your employment.

Reports / Responsible to

Operations Director (Line Manager)

Key areas of responsibility

Carry out dewatering designs and cost estimates.

• Identifying and following up new business leads.

• Ensuring enquiries are appropriately logged and responded to including organizing site and client visits.

• To act as the key point of contact for clients throughout the design and tender process.

• Make an assessment of geo-environmental site investigation reports and associated documents.

• Prepare tenders, proposals and quotations. Select the appropriate methodology to be used, prepare design notes & calculations.

• Prepare supporting costing for quotations.

• Develop and implement strategies for following up quotations, maintaining contact with the client and tracking the progress of our proposals.

• Negotiate contracts, terms and conditions, methodologies, attendances

• Reviewing costs and sales performance and present data at management and sales meetings

Assisting with Change Orders and Commercial Matters

• Preparing change orders and associated documentation associated with existing contracts

• Following-up with clients to have change orders approved in a timely manner

• Provide oversight of monthly invoicing cycle and pushing approval and invoicing on both WJ and CTS side to get approved invoices submitted to client by client deadline.

The above is not exhaustive and you will be expected to undertake any other duties which may reasonably fall within the level of responsibility and competence


A motivated and hardworking individual with good written and communication skills is essential. Minimum 7 years’ experience within the construction industry managing others in a similar environment.

• A degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline.

• A relentless enthusiasm and tenacity to pursue commercial opportunities.

• A thorough understanding of Hydrogeology, Engineering Geology and Civil Engineering

• The ability to plan and organize own workload

• Understanding of business development and marketing strategies

• Commercial awareness, ideally including knowledge of construction industry contracts

• Competent user of Microsoft Word, Excel and AutoCAD

• Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills - the ability to communicate complicated and sometimes sensitive concepts is an essential requirement

• Resourcefulness, initiative and the ability to work unsupervised

University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree


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