Our client is looking for a Estimator to join their Kingston team.


Manage all aspects of construction planning by reviewing and interpreting contract documents, architectural blueprints, specifications and reports. Define project scope of work, inclusions, exclusions, and qualifications through to build completion;

Consult with contractors to develop a thorough understanding of commercial, industrial, and institutional renovations, additions, new builds and retrofit projects;

Solicit quotes from suppliers and subcontractors while ensuring appropriate product selection. Provide value engineering options and product substitutions to suit client needs;

Review bid requirements thoroughly and ensure estimation proposals meet all requirements and financial objectives;

Collaborate and communicate with subcontractors, clients, architects, and consultants to ensure the highest level of service is provided;

Maintain database of contract documents, bidding, and costing data;

Solicit new business through the development of relationships within the construction industry.

Education and Experience

5+ years of experience in managing construction and construction estimating role;

Post-secondary education in Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Trades;

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Detailed understanding of construction practices;

Ability to read and interpret blueprints and construction drawings;

Strong knowledge of building codes, construction products, and practices and laws regulating building construction;

Contract Administration experience is an asset;

A team player with good communication skills;

Ability to work effectively under pressure utilizing time management skills.

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their résumé, in confidence, to:

Brenda Palmer

Palmer & Associates
Venture Business Centre
556 O'Connor Drive
Kingston, ON K7P 1N3