• Location
    St. Catharines, Ontario
  • Salary
    $ 80000 - $ 95000 / Yearly
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Skilled trades - Electrician

Adecco is currently recruiting for an Estimator for a permanent opportunity with our client in St. Catharines, ON. The Estimator will produce accurate and timely estimates for potential projects, as assigned by the Estimating Manager.


  • Attend formal and informal site visits to gather information as required
  • Attain required documentation (drawings, specifications, etc.) in order to perform a full and complete estimate of a project
  • Provide accurate and comprehensive takeoffs that accurately reflect all costs, using estimating software
  • Produce comprehensive, complete and accurate estimates and proposals
  • Follow estimating SOP consistently
  • Identify opportunities to reduce costs in an estimate and implements effectively
  • Make logical assumptions to keep estimates moving towards completion
  • Present a clear picture of the overall job during review including highlighting problems and how they were dealt with
  • Prepare and submit a complete bid package for the customer
  • Work with, Estimating Manager, Business Development and other Estimators to successfully win projects
  • Requirements:

    Required knowledge/experience:

  • 309A Construction-Maintenance Electrician License, Electrical Engineering Degree or Electrical Technologist Degree
  • Minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience in Industrial-Commercial or Institutional electrical installation
  • Must maintain a clean driving record and hold a valid G driver’s licence in Ontario
  • Proficient computer skills using Microsoft Suite and Google and its interface is required as well as the ability to quickly learn software programs are definite assets
  • Comfortable in a schedule-driven environment and ability to constantly meet deadlines and manage work tasks efficiently
  • Must be able to work independently, with minimal supervision
  • Ability to understand all types of drawings and technical specifications
  • Knowledge of the Ontario Electrical Code, fire alarm and other systems
  • Preferred experience:

  • Thorough working knowledge of the electrical construction industry
  • Working knowledge of Accubid Pro
  • Working knowledge of Accubid LiveCount Pro
  • Strong ability to conceptually estimate electrical construction projects
  • Skills/Abilities:

  • Collaborates effectively with many different people and personalities
  • Able to get buy-in from both inside and outside the organization
  • Able to juggle multiple quotations at one time
  • Ability to apply common sense to identified problems and details
  • Effective written and verbal communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Must be detail oriented
  • B1098

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    Reference number CA_EN_1_021098_1578720

    Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Adecco’s Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants will need to make their needs known in advance to their Adecco representative.

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