Chemco is Hiring: Civil Estimator Lead [Closed]


This posting has been closed, thank you for all who applied. Qualified individuals are being contacted.

Civil Estimator Lead

Chemco is hiring a Civil Estimator Lead to assist in the development of proposal submissions. Applications should have at least 15 years of heavy civil construction experience and salary will be based on experience.

Primary Roles

  • Review potential RFP’s on published networks and discuss with the Director or Chief Estimator;
  • Attend post-bid meeting when required;
  • Attend site visits when required;
  • Develop P6 schedules for Civil;
  • Develop Organizational Charts;
  • Assist in the development of the proposal submission, this includes the following work;
    • Reading and understanding the RFP documents;
    • Confirming all parties are aware of their deliverables;
    • Engaging subcontractors for pricing and clarifications;
    • Working with the Director of Estimating, Chief Estimator of Civil and Vice President of Estimating to maintain a proposal strategy;
    • Assist in the development and organization of the technical and commercial submission;
    • Collect and submit bid clarifications;
    • Perform takeoff under the Chief Estimators direction;
    • Develop bid clarifications;
    • Assist in populating the bid summary with applicable equipment and in-directs if required;
    • Attend closeout meetings if deemed necessary;
    • Coordinate proposal review meeting with supervisor;
    • Assign the WBS codes for the takeoff;
  • Estimating the changes for existing projects if required;
  • Assist in IFC reviews if required;

Secondary Roles

  • Continued engagement with estimating ideas with all disciplines;
  • Continued involvement with Accubid structures and assemblies;
  • Engage all Chemco departments for RFP documentation and assistance when required;
  • Fill out time sheets (IPDS) for his/herself and/or estimating sub-team;


  • 15 years of heavy civil construction experience;
  • 5 years estimating knowledge;
  • Ability to communicate clearly to clients, subcontractors and suppliers in a professional manner;
  • Trained and proficient in P6, Accubid and/or equivalent estimating software, Microsoft Office Word and Excel;
  • Class 5 driver’s license;
  • Willing to work out of town;

About Working for Chemco

Chemco is a place where talent meets possibility.

Construction projects by nature are complex and require the skill and knowledge of a diverse group of individuals.  No matter what part of the business you work in, you will have the opportunity to make an impact. Live up to your full potential, in a way that expresses who you really are.

Employees are Chemco

Chemco is an employee owned company. Our level of employee engagement that can only be achieved through ownership. Our culture is based on People First:

Relationships with our internal and external partners are the cornerstone of our organization.  We foster open communication in an environment where high performance matters and potential is realized.

Chemco empowers people to be successful.

We have built a safety culture that states, Chemco’s highest value is centered on the belief that safety is everybody’s business. By building health and safety into our planning, training and supervision, we create an environment where people can do their best work. We believe safety is everybody’s business and that is why we make it a value at Chemco. See the Health and Safety page for further information.

Compensation Package – Beyond a Paycheque

At Chemco, we believe in rewarding employees for making us successful. Chemco believes in rewarding performance. We offer competitive wages, a comprehensive benefits and retirement savings plans.