Senior Estimator

Beauce Atlas, a leading fabricator in structural steel, is currently seeking a senior estimator. This is a permanent, full-time job. Under the supervision of the estimating coordinator, the senior estimator is responsible for estimating the framework cost for the construction of a steel building.

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Specific duties

  • Train new estimators: welcome and integrate estimators’ work, supervise work on certain projects, help and answer technical questions
  • Verify structural and architectural plans and cost estimates
  • Read specifications and review drawings received (understand paint requirements, special assembly instructions, special steel grades, non-standard transportation, etc.)
  • Responsible for processing and understanding addendums, RFI, clarifications, modifications of plans, estimates, etc.
  • Responsible for processing and understanding scopes of work and instructions for bidders (make sure the take-off respects requirements: price breakdown, alternate, allowance, special exclusions, etc.)
  • Collect structure plans steel quantities so they are as clear and precise as possible and enter the necessary data into the software
  • Under the supervision of the estimating coordinator, communicate by phone or email (in French and English) with subcontractors, GCs or partners to obtain missing information for the project and notify the coordinator of any additional information that is required
  • Request and obtain prices for specific items by calling subcontractors and suppliers
  • Produce a detailed report that compiles all materials by identifying the weight and estimated price of the structure
  • Make a quantity sheet for builders
  • Complete the project closure file
  • Provide the estimating coordinator with a complete file
  • Summarize the specifics of the project

Required qualifications

  • Extensive experience estimating the manufacturing cost of steel structures
  • Training in reading shop drawings (a must)
  • Minimum 2 years’ relevant experience in the steel industry
  • Fluent in spoken and written French and English
  • Ability to use a computer database
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to work on several projects at once
  • Good time management skills
  • Independence
  • Attention to detail


  • Group insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Continuing education
  • Social club
  • Sports club
  • Referral bonus
  • Recognition of years of service

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