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Civil Estimator

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Location: Toronto, ON, Canada
Date Posted:
Job ID: R18684
Job Status: Full-Time

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Job Summary:

You are an aspiring Estimator with expertise in large infrastructure projects. Under the direction of the Senior Estimator, you will prepare estimating packages in relation to quantity take offs, cost studies and competitive bid management while utilizing current estimating software. You are a problem solver and continuously look for innovative solutions that can be utilized on projects.

We provide a competitive total compensation package, excellent training, benefits, RRSP's and career growth potential with advancement opportunities within our diversified company.

Watch our 75th anniversary video to see what it's like working for Ledcor and apply today to join our Infrastructure team in Toronto, Ontario!

Essential Responsibilities

  • Perform quantity take-offs and reviews takeoff summaries.
  • Interface and communicate effectively (written and oral) with the estimating team, with all levels of management, clients, and industry contacts.
  • Incorporate requirements from drawing specifications, terms, and conditions into bid.
  • Prepare estimates, direct and indirect costs under the guidance of the Senior Estimator.
  • Assist in preparation of review documents and the development of project schedules by liaising with project team and subtrades.
  • Request subcontractors and supplier pricing quotes and manage subcontractor data base. 
  • Review and analyze quotes, providing a summary to support subcontractor selection.
  • Apply knowledge and skills through the handling of complex problems and share expertise with the estimating team in an ongoing effort to develop, recommend revisions and implement procedures, standards, rules and regulations.    
  • Prepare conceptual estimates by interpreting historical data.


  • 2 to 4 years of related estimating experience within infrastructure projects.
  • Completion of post-secondary education with a diploma or degree related to Construction Management, Estimating, Engineering or a related education.
  • Knowledge of modern construction practices, techniques, and equipment.
  • An understanding of construction documents and the ability to assess the level of completeness.
  • Knowledge of construction costs, budgets, and ability to develop a project schedule.
  • Strong computer background including experience with MS Office, Bluebeam, InEight Estimate, Primavera P6, and related software.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.



Additional Information:

Company Description

The Ledcor Group of Companies is one of North America’s most diversified construction companies. Ledcor is a company built on a rich history of long-standing project successes. 

But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!

Employment Equity

At Ledcor we believe diversity, equity, and inclusion should be part of everything we do. We are proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, Veteran status or any other identifying characteristic are encouraged to apply.

Our True Blue team consists of individuals from all backgrounds who contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to Ledcor. We are committed to continuing to build on our culture of empowerment, inclusion and belonging.  

Adjustments will be provided in all parts of our hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance by submitting a request via email. For more information about Ledcor’s Inclusion and Diversity initiatives, please visit our I&D page.

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