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Electrical Estimator - Infrastructure

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Updated: November 8, 2017

Graham is a growing, dynamic and innovative construction solutions provider with history of success dating back to 1926. As an employee-owned company, you’ll be able to capitalize on our collective success by becoming an owner yourself. You’ll also be able to take advantage of professional development, learning and growth opportunities, while working on exciting, leading-edge projects.

We rank among Canada’s largest construction companies, are a Platinum Member of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies and are seeking top tier talent to further strengthen our capabilities. We provide a collaborative and caring culture and the necessary tools and support for you to succeed, both personally and professionally. If you’re eager to work on innovative projects, be part of a great team and become an employee-owner, Graham is the place for you.
As a member of our Infrastructure group, you will provide insight and innovative construction solutions to ensure the successful execution of various infrastructure projects, such as: roadways, highways and interchanges; bridges and overpasses; water and wastewater treatment facilities; transmission lines; general/public transportation including airports, seaports and light rail transit lines (LRTs); and conventional and alternative power generation like wind farms and district energy facilities. You will also further hone your skills operating under various delivery methods including Design-Build, P3 (Public-Private Partnership), Construction Management and IPD (Integrated Project Delivery).


We are looking for an experienced Estimator or Senior Estimator to report directly to the Chief Estimator in our Infrastructure group. The role will be responsible for performing all facets of an electrical work estimates.
As an Estimator at Graham you will:
  • Be responsible for all aspects of the Tendering Process, including take offs.
  • Review proposal specifications and drawings to determine scope of work including scheduling and project planning.
  • Have a detailed knowledge of market labour and equipment rates.
  • Prepare detailed estimates by calculating complete take-off of scope of work.
  • Prepare final estimate summaries, analyzing each section for scope, pricing and completeness
  • Maintain files of working documents as back-up for estimates, including current and accurate information on prices from suppliers.
  • Share Graham’s values about teamwork, safety, productivity and quality.
  • Support continuous improvement through internal and external partnerships built on our values of commitment, integrity and reliability.
To be Successful at Graham, you will have the following qualifications and experience: or Qualifications/Experience
  •    Engineering or related technical diploma or qualification, or equivalent experience
  •    5/10+ years estimating experience in electrical estimating, working on projects $5m-30m in value        
  •    Experience estimating water-wastewater electrical project
  •    Familiarity with the use of converting AutoCAD drawings for estimating advantageous 
 Compensation and Benefits:
  • Competitive salary with annual bonus potential
  • Comprehensive benefits package including dental, optical and medical and company matched pension plan.
  • Ownership and long term equity opportunities
What we can offer you:
  • Strong commitment to safety in the workplace
  • Grounded and family-oriented workplace in a progressive environment that is at the forefront of a fast evolving business sector
  • Commitment to the training and wealth of opportunities for career development across job categories, project types and locations around North America
Graham is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Graham does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local law.
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Graham Management Services LP
10840 27th Street SE
Calgary, AB T2Z 3R6
Fax: 403.570.5130

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