HQ Estimator


Do you have an analytical mind and enjoy cost calculations for construction projects? Are you interested in a career with a growing company? Grondin Nadeau is looking for an ESTIMATOR to collaborate with our team of experts on projects with our client Hydro-Québec (HQ). The main responsibilities of the position include performing project cost estimation tasks (electrical, civil, and architectural components) within our specialized department. The estimator will be required to:

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  • Monitor HQ tender calls according to the targeted project types
  • Electrical positions and sub-positions (equipment, controls) and civil engineering
  • Prepare a cost assessment for the materials, labor, and equipment required to successfully execute a construction project, based on submissions, quotes, plans, and specifications
  • Draft and submit bids, budgets, and service proposals using plans and specifications, and/or as per the client’s requirements within the required deadlines
  • Verify that the service requested by the client is feasible in terms of quality, quantity, and within a realistic timeframe
  • Communicate any potential issues or risks associated with the client’s needs and expectations to the management team
  • Prepare and maintain a directory of suppliers, contractors, and subcontractors
  • Update the materials price database
  • Request quotes and distribute received addendums to various subcontractors
  • Analyze received submissions and negotiate with subcontractors
  • Transfer awarded projects to designated project managers
  • Prepare lump-sum amendments and negotiate with the client
  • Support and assist project managers (as needed)”

Terms and Conditions

  • College or university diploma in electrical engineering (experience in project estimation in civil engineering or architecture is an asset).
  • More than 5 years of relevant experience in electrical project estimation (an asset).
  • Strong organizational and planning skills, proactivity, and teamwork.
  • Familiarity with the L’estimateur Général software (an asset).
  • Excellent communication with various stakeholders.
  • Very good knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, MS Project).

Terms and Conditions

Salary & Benefits :

  • Permanent position
  • 40 hours per week
  • Flexible schedule
  • Continuous training
  • Group insurance
  • Access to the Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RVER)
  • Competitive compensation
  • New and spacious offices
  • Environment open to new technologies
  • Spirit of collaboration
  • Possibility of telecommuting
  • Social events

Expected start date : January 2024

Since its founding in 1979, Grondin Nadeau has been a general contractor that has successfully developed its expertise and ensured its growth in the construction and renovation sectors in the greater Quebec City region. Grondin Nadeau operates in the following sectors: commercial, industrial, institutional, heritage, and civil. Each year, a dynamic team of qualified professionals takes on new challenges and successfully completes increasingly ambitious projects.

**Are you interested in the position? Please send your resume to administration@grondinnadeau.com **

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