Chief Mechanical Estimator

Newfoundland and Labrador
Remote In Canada
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Chief Mechanical Estimator
The Cahill Group
St. John’s, NL or Remote
Reference #NH-15414

The Cahill Group (Cahill) is building the future of oil and gas, mining, power generation and social infrastructure on some of the largest projects in the country. This growing organization ranks among one of the largest multi-disciplinary construction companies in Canada and is a Platinum Member of Canada’s Best Managed Companies. Through strategic partnerships with global industry leaders, progressive thinking, and a passionate, dedicated workforce, Cahill safely delivers best-in-class solutions to the world. Focused on strong client relations and operational excellence, they have established an industry leading safety and corporate culture that puts people first.

The search for top-tier talent to further strengthen their capabilities and work on leading-edge projects continues. On behalf of our partner, Cahill, we are seeking a Chief Mechanical Estimator to join their Mechanical Estimation Group. This is an exciting opportunity to lead a dynamic team and provide solutions and insight to ensure successful execution on various projects. In this role, the Chief Mechanical Estimator prepares estimates and project support from take-off to final pricing, including preparing bids, soliciting vendors or subcontractors, and identifying effective means and methods of construction, for small to multi-million-dollar contracts.

The successful candidate is an adaptable and dynamic leader with a reputation for fostering a work environment characterized by respect, collaboration and productivity. Your superior communication and project management skills, along with a genuine concern for helping others, fosters employee, customer and stakeholder relationships. Your proven organizational and decision-making/problem-solving abilities achieve the strategic objectives of the organization through successful completion of numerous construction projects. A hands-on approach and willingness to jump in whenever needed is an important part of this role. You bring an engaging presence, focused on continuous improvement and finding new ways to save time and money, whether it’s in the field or a meeting room.

As the ideal candidate, you are a seasoned Mechanical Estimator with significant (10+ years) experience in a multi-discipline environment with a focus on project estimating and proposal submission. You hold an engineering degree, diploma or trade certification from a recognized post-secondary institution or a combination of equivalent education, job-related training, and work experience. A construction, mechanical, structural, and piping background with a strong knowledge of contracts, codes and industry practices is key to success in this role. Design/build experience including ability to prepare estimates from conceptual drawings is required. A strong foundation in project management and project planning requirements is essential, with CCA Gold Seal Certification an asset. Your tech savviness with computer applications (MS Office including Excel spreadsheets) and experience with estimating software such as Trimble and AutoCAD will elevate your ability to oversee projects and ensure on-time performance and completion.

If you’re eager to work on innovative projects and be part of a collaborative and caring culture, Cahill is the place for you! To express interest in this exciting opportunity, please click on the "Apply Now" button below. For more information, contact Natalie Hand at 709.722.6925. If you require accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please let us know.

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