Acheson, AB T7X, Canada

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

The Estimator completes detailed analysis of bid documents to compile quotes and/or proposals to potential customers of Roterra. These estimates will include interpreting and determining project scope, comprehensive and detailed costing of equipment and material requirements, schedule recommendations to achieve an acceptable margin and providing the best opportunity to secure the business. There is opportunity for the right candidate to progress their career into multiple paths: Project Management, Estimating, Sales and Business Development, Design Engineering, or Construction Management in the future.

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  • Apply technical experience to interpret documentation, specifications, and design drawings

  • Prepare estimates and schedules including coordinating sub-trade invitations and estimates, preparation of contract documents and schedules

  • Evaluate, assess, and address situational factors such as complexities, conditions, and trends

  • Assist in the development of estimating plan to establish strategies for job tendering • Effectively analyze construction benchmarks and historical costs

  • Identifies potential risks, opportunities, and alternative solutions

  • Participate in presentation of estimates and proposals to clients

  • Perform material take-offs and systematically estimate costs involving fabrication, manufacturing, and construction projects

  • Perform quality checks on estimates to ensure accuracy

  • Attend and participate in site-visits, pre-bid meetings and post-bid meetings as required

  • Interface with and provide on-going technical support to Project Management Team

  • Track and record tender information regarding projects rewarded and rejected for continuous improvement and history tracking


  • Post-Secondary education in engineering, commerce, or related field

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

  • Practical experience preparing progressive cost estimates for construction projects is an asset

  • Construction or manufacturing experience is considered an asset


  • Integrity and professionalism

  • Strong morals and ethics

  • Focus and dedication to role

  • Commitment to privacy and confidentiality

  • Analytical thinking, critical thinking, and judgement

  • Strong interactive communication skills both verbal and written

  • Planning and Organization

About the Company

Roterra is a turn-key foundation solutions provider with focus on four main technologies: helical screw, bored cast-inplace, driven, and continuous flight auger piling along with excavation support (shoring). We offer engineering and fabrication solutions with a focus on providing end-to-end service. We service all markets and all project sizes pride ourselves on providing industry-leading customer experience.