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Gen-eer Construction Ltd, based out of Barrie, Ontario, has been in business since 1991. We also operate out of satellite offices in Vancouver, BC and Kelowna, BC. Gen-eer undertakes a variety of Healthcare Projects throughout Canada where we offer Design/Build, Construction Management and Project Management Services. We are a company that embraces a passion for our work. Our mission is to provide health care professionals with the best possible facilities to accommodate patients' needs for excellent care. This is our way of giving back to society and supporting the development of health care in Canada.

From the top down, our entire office and field staff are dedicated to working together as a TEAM to ensure our clients' interests come first.

With Gen-eer Construction there are no surprises. Clients are attended to by the same Gen-eer Construction representative throughout the duration of the project to ensure consistent, value-added and personalized service.

Great Achievements through Great Partnerships

Gen-eer Construction is currently looking for an experienced Estimator to join our TEAM of Professionals. This individual will be based out of our Head Office in Barrie, Ontario.

Role Overview:

Gen-eer is searching for an individual to accept the responsibilities and challenges of an Estimating position reporting directly to the Chief Estimator. The role is for someone who wants to make a positive long-term commitment to the business.

The successful candidate will be focused on getting the best price that will win the contract in a competitive bidding situation, whilst ensuring that the contract can be carried out for a profitable return.

Estimator with 5+ years of experience working in multi-disciplinary construction projects with special preference to Healthcare.

You will manage and lead the preparation of hard tender bids, RFP’s, Design Build and Cost-Plus estimates for projects.

Able to work and communicate effectively (written and oral) within a TEAM environment. Ability to contact and develop business relationships with subcontractors and suppliers for pricing within estimates.

You can manage and coordinate multiple priorities, project deadlines and resources from a variety of sources and locations throughout Canada.

Applies the required knowledge, strategy and skills to handle complex problems and shares expertise with the estimating, RFP, design/build and project teams. Able to develop, make recommendations, review processes, implement procedures, standards, rules and regulations to the estimating department.

Perform complete estimates on selected projects, including the requirement of attending project site visits, quantity take-off, pricing, closing, attending design/build meetings and presentation of the estimate for management and client review.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review Invitation to Tender (ITT) documentation, understand requirements and translate into winning bid strategy.
  • Identify requirement for any additional design consultants and surveys.
  • Preparation of enquiry schedules and liaising with the Chief Estimator in the selection of appropriate companies from whom quotations should be sought. Obtaining sufficient quotations enabling valued commercial judgements at settlement meetings.
  • Detailed analysis of subcontractors’ tender returns, taking account of schedule, methodology, risks and price to ensure recommendation of price.
  • Provide all information necessary to enable the Chief Estimator and Cost Controller to review insurances, bonds and Warranties.
  • Produce analytical rate build up information for Schedule of Quantities / Take-Offs as instructed in an accurate and well detailed format.
  • To identify and analyse “angles” to give a commercial advantage to the tender submissions.
  • To identify and analyse risks and produce a risk register to support the tender.
  • Prepare General Conditions cost estimates in accordance with the Company requirements.
  • To attend the tender settlement meetings and ensuring that all relevant cost information is readily available for presentation and complete the tender as instructed and gain confidence of Senior Leadership Team in presenting quality of cost estimate information
  • All documentation gathered for a successful bid submission to departments concerned that comply with the Company Quality Management System. Communicate to all parties the nature of the work and any special conditions affecting the contract, by the production staff fully understanding how the tender submission was put together.
  • Always maintain regular contact with the Delivery Teams to obtain feedback on cost, technical and commercial performance.
  • Produce high level and detailed cost plans to support work winning activities.
  • Produce and contribute to the written submission of tender opportunities i.e Methodology, Scheduling and commentary to support the submission, procurement strategy etc
  • Record tender outcomes / Feedback to ensure lessons learnt.
  • Procure and negotiate design consultant fees and surveys.
  • Establishing and maintaining positive and effective relationships with clients, partners, supply chain members and post tender project teams.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Must have previous experience in a similar role with a proven track record of preparing tenders in respect of building projects, gained with a General Contractor
  • Hold relevant construction qualifications – HND, Degree level preferred in Quantity Surveying, Estimating or Construction Management.
  • Accurately identifying and forecasting the timescales and resource requirements for projects including Labor, Plant and Materials.
  • Experience of Construction sites and working with Construction Drawings is preferable.
  • Possess reasonably proficient skills in commercial estimating software, Microsoft Project and general computer literacy.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communications skills.
  • A full Driving license is essential.
  • Good time management skills and highly motivated.
  • The ability to work on their own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Experience of working on project values between $100k-$20M
  • Experience of typical procurement routes including Single and Two Stage Tendering, Design & Build, Frameworks and Negotiated Tenders.

In Return:

We offer an opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects in a fast-paced environment where each day brings new challenges. Our works across Canada’s Healthcare markets offer a well-balanced spread of both public and private sector clients. Our extensive experience and expertise in healthcare construction projects enables us to understand our clients’ construction needs and deliver solutions that surpass their expectations.

We offer a competitive salary, career progression and stability.

With an ambitious strategy, we’re poised for further growth and success, so if you’re committed, talented and enthusiastic, Gen-eer is the right place for you.

Ideal Candidate:

We hire people who understand the industry, pride themselves on good work and are self-motivated to get the work completed. The role will be working directly with the Chief Estimator.

Candidates with valid Permanent Residency preferable but exceptional overseas candidates will be considered.

Please clearly highlight relevant work experience, project overviews and project scale ($) in your resume.



Geneer Construction

Unit #2 – 39 Churchill Drive Barrie, Ontario, L4N 8Z5