Fabrication Estimator

28 Feb Fabrication Estimator

Fabrication Estimator

Job Summary:

Assist the Chief Estimator and the sales department in putting together a detailed estimate for the fabrication requirements for our customers

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the preparation of accurate cost estimates from inquiries assigned to you by the Chief Estimator or the Director of Sales & Marketing.
  • Prepare a material take off from customer supplied drawings and source pricing on material required.
  • Prepare pricing for sub contractors required such as engineering, non- destructive testing, load testing, freight etc.
  • Prepare labour take off using Labour Standards for each work centre.
  • Estimate shipping package and protection require during shipment of machined items.
  • Interact with production and QA personnel to clarify any concerns that could increase estimated costs.
  • Once estimate is complete organize file and summarize key highlights, point out substitution of material and discuss with the Chief Estimator for further discussion on price
  • If delivery is required review hours with the production manager for projected delivery dates.

Knowledge, Skill and Abilities:

  • Estimator requires a broad experience in both light and heavy fab shop environment
  • Steel Fabrication and machining knowledge would be an asset
  • Excellent blueprint reading
  • Estimating Experience
  • Machining understanding
  • Excellent in computer skills

Education/Credentials and Experience:

  • Trade papers in steel fab would be considered an asset
  • Minimum of 5-year experience in steel fabrication shop
  • Some estimating experience is required

Language Skills:

  • Advanced analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal relations
  • Initiative and resourcefulness
  • Exceptional attention to detail

 Work Enviroment:

Casual warehouse type environment

  • Stairs and walking required
  • Steel toe shoes


Successful candidate must provide a clean criminal record search prior to start date

We will provide you with a competitive compensation and company paid benefits package as well as an excellent opportunity to learn and grow in this dynamic environment. We offer an onsite cafeteria, parking, and we are a 5 min walk from the Sky Train. Please submit your resume below.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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