Senior Estimator @ Cantwell Air Inc./SK Sheet Metal - Ottawa

Learn more about this great opportunity.

Division Leadership

This is a company with high growth potential where you will have the opportunity to take ownership of the mechanical and sheet metal estimating from day one.

Growth Opportunity

The leadership team is confident that as you showcase your value and show your ability to develop the team that you lead, you will take on a more senior, directorship role within the business.

Strong Industry Reputations

This is an opportunity to advance your skills alongside a leadership team that is well known for its unparalleled dedication to quality, longevity, safety and organization.

Senior Estimator @ Cantwell Air Inc./SK Sheet Metal - Ottawa

Company: Cantwell Air Inc./SK Sheet Metal

Position: Senior Estimator

Location: Ottawa, ON

With an electrical and mechanical division, complimented by internal sheet metal fabrication, the partnership brings additional value to customers on all sides of the business. With shared values of completing work on time and on budget, they leverage their established resources and reach, as they continue to provide a customer-centric approach that is often not found in larger contractors. As the leadership teams at Wired Synergy, Cantwell Air and SK Sheet Metal look to grow the business strategically, a Senior Estimator is required to join the team to fulfill the ongoing demand of projects and take ownership of the pre-construction department.

Skills & Experience

Senior-Level Experience 3+ years' experience in mechanical estimating with exposure to sheet metal projects
Educational Background Mechanical Engineering (University degree or College CET), a diploma in the Mechanical Trades and/or longstanding work experience in the industry
ICI Projects You will need to have at least three years’ experience in the ICI sector with residential experience being an additional asset
Leadership Experience You will be a leader who wants to play a key role in the development and growth of the mechanical division
Successful Estimating Background You will be an expert estimator that has a knack for troubleshooting, organization and winning bids
Bilingualism The ability to effectively communicate fluently in English and French is a valuable asset

Summary of Role

Reporting to the President of Cantwell Air, the Senior Estimator is responsible for estimation from sets of drawings and/or onsite inspection, that meets the customized mechanical maintenance and sheet metal needs of their clients. It will be necessary for you to obtain pricing for out-sourced services and materials that are reliable and of good value, which calls on your ability to manage research and project development accordingly. Throughout a project life cycle, you will liaise with the Project Manager to develop production and installation schedules, provide detailed work instructions and conduct an internal job analysis following completion.

You will be required to oversee and review all estimates that are sent from SK Sheet Metal and Cantwell Air, ensuring that they conform to guidelines and quality control requirements. It is critical that you have a strong attention to detail, not only during the pre-tender process, but also post-tender to improve and track the bid-to-award ratio. Your expertise will be leveraged as you ensure that the number of estimating personnel is adequate to support the tendering workload. Your mentorship will also be important as it will allow the estimating team to confidently perform their duties at a high standard..

Interested in this opportunity? Send us your resume!