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The Estimator is responsible for the completion of detailed cost estimates, accurate building take-offs and competitive tenders that result in profitable and successful projects. The Estimator works closely with Sales and Project services teams to ensure they are meeting client needs.

Location:  Edmonton, AB

Work Environment:  Office

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Work with Project Services team, and other departments to develop quotations and project proposals.
  • Prepare professional sales documents like proposals and responses to RFPs and RFQs.
  • Support the achievement of corporate, portfolio and individual revenue targets and margin targets.
  • Collaborate with Sales team to provide daily update of sales forecasts and sales funnel, pipeline and collect applicable compensation documentation on a quarterly basis.
  • Update customer reference data for bidding, quoting and proposal preparation purposes utilizing the Client Relationship Management (CRM) System.
  • Engage appropriate technical support for customers and prospects to accomplish complete client satisfaction.
  • Provide feedback to sales management and business owners to ensure company’s solutions continue to meet client needs.
  • Provide product and services feedback to marketing, engineering and manufacturing groups and make suggestions for improvement.
  • Maintain an awareness of competitors’ strategies, providing feedback internally to enhance Almita’s positioning in the marketplace.
  • Promote a positive corporate image of Almita by ensuring that appropriate standards are maintained in all sales support and service delivery activities.
  • Maintain customer profiles, contacts, and master records in systems.
  • Assist with contract negotiations.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:

  • Diploma or Degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, Construction Management or a related field.
  • MUST have 5+ years of estimating / sales experience, especially within a construction, deep foundation, piling or civil company.
  • Experience working within a fast-paced environment.
  • Estimating background in construction in either Oil & Gas, Power Transmission & Distribution, or Commercial Construction.
  • Engineering Designation an asset (EIT, P.Eng, CET).
  • Excellent communication, analytical, planning and organization skills. 
  • Experience with CRM systems.