Job Title: Junior Estimator / Administrator


Capital Paving is looking to expand it's Construction Estimating team with an available position as a Junior Estimator/Administrator for the upcoming 2020 construction season.

Location: 4459 Concession 7, Puslinch, ON N0B 2J0

Date Posted: January 13, 2020

Start Date: ASAP

Position Type: Full Time/Permanent


Report and work closely with the Estimating Manager in researching and determining available suitable projects out for tender; i.e. web-based municipal and provincial web sites, personal contacts with engineering consulting firms, municipalities, and private developers.

The Junior Project Estimator/Administrator will be responsible for the completion of electronic quantity takeoffs as part of assisting the Estimating teams in the comprehensive completion of tender packages.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review and have a thorough understanding of all project specifications and drawings, ensuring all tendering notices are recieved during the bidding process.
  • Assisting estimators with contacting subcontractors and suppliers with RFQ's and follow up to ensure a timely response, as well as ensuring they understand the scope of which they are providing a quote.
  • Develop basic estimates accurately while adhering to the timeframe allotted by the client for timely tender submissions.
  • Maintain personal contacts with client project managers, contract administrators, other project representatives, and suppliers.
  • All other duties requested by senior management.


  • Ability to analyze technical aspects of projects, interpret and read construction drawings and contract specifications.
  • Continual development of the ability to conceptualize sound construction practices toward the completion of basic estimates.
  • Successful candidates will possess a positive attitude toward team leadership and a high degree of creativity toward problem-solving.
  • Must be a self-starter and results-driven candidate with a positive approach to achieving goals.
  • Minimum 1-5 years of experience in civil construction.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Experience with Microsoft Suite programs preferred, (i.e. MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project)
  • Experience with Bid2Win Estimating program.
  • Ability to obtain either a C.E.T or P.Eng designation.
  • Knowledge of OTM Book 7 will be considered an asset.
  • Valid G-Class Drivers License.

Employment Package:

  • Competitive salary and benefit package
  • Advancement opportunities

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their resumes to

Resumes will be kept on file for 6 months.

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