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Lead Estimator

Updated: Feb 11 2013
Desired Expertise: Budget / Cost Control, Cost Engineer
Experience: 5+ years
Minimum Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Calgary, Canada
Reference Code: 1022968
Job Status: Closed - No longer accepting applications
Work Authorization: None
Job Description:


For decades, CH2M HILL has been a global leader in global leader in engineering, consulting, design, program management, construction and operations, working on the most challenging and impactful projects around the world. Through these challenging projects, we develop our people — who transform complex and creative ideas into reality, every day. Join us and together we can work to build a sustainable world. We support you to reach your greatest career goals through continued professional development, a positive work life balance and undeniably cool engineering projects. Join employee-owned CH2M HILL and discover why our diverse team has been consistently ranked as one of the leading employers and repeatedly recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For".


 Oil & Gas Jobs at CH2M HILL


 Whether it is petrochemicals for plastics, or fuel for a tractor on the farm, the bottom line is the world needs oil. The one resource has countless uses for the things people rely on each day. From crude oil and natural gas, to new and renewable resources, your job in our Oil & Gas Group will serve an important role as we provide innovative consulting, engineering, procurement, construction and operations solutions to the world's oil and gas companies. This is your opportunity to discover the most challenging projects, develop as a professional to reach your career goals. Ready? Let's Get to Work.

CH2M Hill Lead Estimator Careers - Calgary, Alberta

The challenge? Helping to develop and provide high quality, leading edge direct hire Construction Estimating solutions to the oil and gas, and heavy industrial construction market. The Lead Estimator position provides you the opportunity to lead, work with and develop quality estimating for CH2M HILL and our clients. Each day, you will be responsible for delivering quality estimates that meet our client and project specifications while working within a multidiscipline construction and engineering team. You should be a self-motivated professional estimator with 10+ years of experience working on and leading estimates in an industrial construction environment and have a desire to grow personally as well as professionally with each project.

Our Lead Estimators:

  • Prepare for review, multidiscipline lump sum cost estimates

  • Assist in training, developing and maintaining discipline estimators

  • Identify areas of risk and associated risk levels

  • Supervise personnel activities

  • Combine discipline estimates to arrive at a final cost estimate

  • Review contractual documents and modifications to determine scope of work/changes

  • Assist with project management and business development

  • Interface with clients

  • Develop measures for quality improvement



  •  to 10 years experience in competitive lump sum direct hire construction bidding environment

  • Minimum of 3 years in a lead estimator role

  • Post secondary education in a relevant field or experience in applicable trades

  • Estimating experience in at least one of the following disciplines; Civil, Structural, Mechanical and /or Piping


 At CH2M HILL, the greatest challenges provide the biggest rewards. Each day, your drive and creative ideas will be providing solutions that help build a better tomorrow. Whether it is the pride that comes with accomplishment, personal growth or making a difference in the world, you will discover true success in a career that brings out the best in you at CH2M HILL. Ready? Let's get to work.

Developing People through Challenging Projects
CH2M HILL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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