Senior Estimator

    Halifax, NS, Canada

    Job Title: Senior Estimator CSC

    Position Type: Permanent, Full-time

    Work Location: Halifax, NS



    • Manage day to activities of a small team of estimators
    • Serve as a subject matter expert in the generation, review, and delivery of Ship Build Estimates. Provide analysis of inputs and outputs to and from the program Estimating Tool.
    • Using Client provided specifications and drawings create detailed work scopes and work packages
    • Provide critical evaluation of estimating approaches and methodology associated with a new ship build
    • Provide assistance to Supply Chain for cost evaluation of vendor quotations (material and services)
    • Act as the primary interface between Engineering and the Estimating Functions
    • Assist the Estimating Manager with Estimating policy and procedural work as required
    • Estimating will be undertaken in the Estimating Tool, or in a spreadsheet model and uploaded into the Estimating Tool
    • Client Drawings are viewed and analyzed using Adobe Professional or AutoCAD
    • Material and Subcontractor RFQ’s are created using Microsoft Word or Adobe Professional


    • Post-secondary degree/diploma, in engineering or engineering technology required, or equivalent work experience
    • 10+ years of experience in estimating within an engineering/manufacturing/shipbuilding or other similar environment required
    • Experience in the shipbuilding/naval sectors, major construction contracts or Defense contracts considered an asset
    • Experience managing a small team.
    • Strong written and verbal communication, presentation and interpersonal skill
    • Strong leadership and teamwork skills; energetic and results-focused
    • High level of competence with Microsoft Office
    • Knowledge of document control and configuration management in a Defense environment considered a strong advantage
    • Experience in the use of COTS Estimating Tools and Parametric Estimating exposure advantageous


    To Apply

    Please send your resume to

    Category: Professional (Other)

    Reference ID: CA7680DD000159

    Date Posted: 07/11/2019


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