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MountainCrest Personnel Inc.

Senior Estimator, Electrical

Posted 3 days ago

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Job Description

Senior Estimator, Electrical:  Harvey 2598

About this role

We are recruiting for a Senior Estimator to join our Electrical Projects team in the Burnaby, BC office.

Senior Estimator responsibilities

  • Estimate project costs and changes.
  • Assemble quantity take-off and quotations.
  • Manage workloads of estimators on the team
  • Review team member estimates and provide feedback.
  • Strategize and maintain communication with Suppliers and Customers.
  • Draft proposals and submit tenders - meeting specialist requirements as needed.
  • Prepare requests for quotations obtain competitive pricing for suppliers, subs contractors, etc.
  • Continue to develop our bid labour & material requirements.
  • Analyze current practices and pricing, identify areas for cost saving and process improvement.
  • Work with the Chief Estimator to develop project indirect costs and overheads for each estimate.
  • Support and mentor junior estimators on team.

Senior Estimator experience and skills

  • Relevant electrical TQ or field experience or, AScT., E.I.T. or P.Eng. status
  • Sound knowledge of the electrical sub-trades scope of work
  • Good understanding of electrical drawings and ability to interpret schematics and P&ID's,
  • Good understanding of industry practices, electrical trade scope and Bid Depository regulations.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skill, both written and oral
  • Superior proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel); knowledge of Accubid Estimating Software considered a strong asset.
  • Ability to build relationships and work effectively within a team environment.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to hand multiple competing priorities and timelines.
  • Experience in a leadership capacity, proven ability to lead and mentor junior team members.

Since this is a leadership role, this person will need to work in the Burnaby Office, minimum 3 days per week.

Some weeks may require more days in office to support the team.

We are a leading electrical contractor and systems integrator, and we believe in delivering safe, reliable power for the future.

From hospitals and universities, to airports, shipping terminals and shopping centres, our electrical and technology professionals proudly provide innovative solutions that create value for our customers every day.

Why join our team?

  • We emphasize having a work-life balance - We offer flexible work schedules and a competitive vacation policy.
  • Continuous development is a top priority - Whether you're looking for a corporate career or a career in the field, you are supported with access to tools and training for development and growth.
  • Our employee benefits prioritize your financial, physical, and mental well-being - From RRSP matching to health and wellness reimbursements and additional company days off, we've got you covered.
  • We have many exciting project opportunities - With many projects on the go around BC, we're certain you will find countless ways to bring communities to life.
  • We have fun! Connection is key at our company, from industry events to themed office gatherings, we never miss an opportunity to celebrate.
  • Join us for our summer BBQ’s, potlucks, charity fundraisers, community volunteering, and many more fun events!
  • safe space for everyone - We celebrate diversity and are proud to be an equal-opportunity We're committed to diversity and inclusion and strive to foster, cultivate, and preserve a culture of belonging for all employees.


This is a fulltime position.

Salary Range of $90,000 - $120,000 per year depending on experience.

Competitive total compensation package. 

We also offer an exciting, enjoyable work environment, competitive benefits package as well as a competitive incentive plan and many company sponsored events.



About MountainCrest Personnel Inc.

MountainCrest Personnel Inc. is a contract placement agency that specializes in engineering and manufacturing for contract, contract to full-time or full time placements.

Application closing date is 2024-09-14

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