Piling Estimator

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Location: Edmonton, AB, Canada
Job ID: R5432
Job Status: Full-Time



Job Summary:

You are an experienced Estimator with a background in various piling and shoring disciplines. In this role, you will perform and lead all aspects of piling and shoring estimates for single and multi-discipline pursuits. You will prepare lump sum, unit rate and cost plus estimates for a broad range of projects. You are a problem solver and continuously look for innovative solutions that can be utilized on projects.

Join our Ledcor team in Edmonton, AB!

Essential Responsibilities

  • Interfaces and communicates effectively (written and oral) with the estimating team, operations team, with all levels of management, clients, and industry contacts.
  • Uses knowledge of piling and shoring work to select the equipment, crews, subcontractors, vendors, and other resources required for competitive estimates. 
  • Shares expertise with the estimating team in an ongoing effort to develop, recommend revisions and implement procedures, standards, rules, and regulations.
  • Implements and maintains Ledcor systems and procedures.
  • Analyzes plans, specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare bid estimates for projects, performs complete estimates on selected projects consisting of project site visit, quantity take-off, pricing, and presentation of the estimate for management review.     
  • Ability to work in a dynamic work environment including working remote, in an office setting or at site during site visits. 
  • Travel to project sites for RFP kick off meetings or operational support. 
  • Perform the solicitation of subcontractors regarding bid invitations, pricing, addenda, and tender/bid closings.     
  • Applies knowledge and skills through the handling of complex problems and shares expertise with the estimating team in an ongoing effort to develop, recommend revisions and implement procedures, standards, rules, and regulations.     
  • Provide input on conceptual estimates by interpreting historical data.
  • Researches and analyzes cost data for review and presentation to management.
  • Assist in developing Path of Construction or Execution Plan documents.


  • Completion of post-secondary education with a diploma or degree related to Construction Management, Estimating, Engineering, Red Seal Journeyperson certificate or related education.
  • 3+years of related estimating experience.
  • 10+ years of piling industry experience. 
  • Knowledge of modern piling construction practices, techniques, and equipment.
  • An understanding of construction documents and the ability to assess the level of completeness.
  • Knowledge of construction costs and budgets, 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 and willing to promote teamwork by motivating, coaching and guiding others.

Additional Information:

Company Description

The Ledcor Group of Companies is one of North America‚Äôs 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 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.  

Date Posted
Apr 19, 2021

7008 Roper Road NW, Edmonton, AB, Canada