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Estimator

At Flynn, It's not just a job, it's a career

 

“Fast paced, excitement of pursuit, rewarding, being part of amazing projects, visiting worksites, overall culture, endless opportunities, having the feeling of some autonomy”

 

This is what our Estimators coast to coast, love most about working as an Estimator at Flynn!

 

Here at Flynn, we are a family. We offer employment that is exciting, challenging and provide talented people with great opportunities. As the leading trade contractor in North America, our winning success is having the right people on our team.

Position Summary

This position will work with our Shared Services Estimating Department, to assist our North American branches on various Architectural and Roofing Estimating projects. It will be based out of our Mississauga location, reporting to the Central Estimating Manager

This is an entry-level position. New grads welcome to apply

Responsibilities

  • Complete take-offs/estimates for assigned projects 
  • Follow up on multi-scope or single-scope projects
  • Attend pre-bid & post-bid meetings 
  • Complete work orders & prepare material order sheets 
  • Maintain directory of product suppliers
  • Order various estimating documents (bid bonds, insurance documents, etc.) 
  • Consult, communicate, and build rapport with internal departments 
  • Prepare construction progress schedules
  • Negotiate extras for all applicable revisions and prepare the necessary documentation
  • Coordinate the investigation and resolution of disputes, defects, and back charges
  • Follow-up with on-site problems with operations team
  • Price all change orders for any active projects
  • Develop and maintain relationships with customers and suppliers
  • Negotiating contract price/award price with clients
  • Participate in initial handoff meetings, production meetings and project autopsies 
  • Organize and manage a centralized cost estimating database (PIL)

A Day in the Life

  • Complete take-offs/estimate or assigned projects
  • Follow up on multi-scope or single-scope projects
  • Attend pre-bid & post-bid meetings
  • Complete work orders & prepare material order sheets

What We Are Seeking

  • College diploma or post-graduate certificate in industry relevant program
    • I.e. Construction Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering Technology, Architectural Technology
  • Estimating/Roofing experience in the ICI industry is considered an asset
  • Ability to read blueprints, plans and specifications
  • Strong computer skills and proficient with MS Office
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills
  • Excellent math skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced team environment
  • Organized and time-efficient
  • Professional and motivated to learn
  • A career-minded individual with a focus on continuous growth and development

 

Flynn Group of Companies is the leading trade contractor in North America that works on virtually every aspect of a building’s outer layer, including roofing, glazing, waterproofing, and architectural metals. The foundation of our award winning success is having the right people on our team. 

 

Thanks to the contributions of the most talented team in the market and a collaborative, supportive culture, Flynn has steadily grown since 1978, and continues to do so. We understand the importance of and prioritize the growth of our people too, offering many learning & development and career opportunities.

To apply to any of our current roles, please visit https://jobs.flynncompanies.com.

For more information about the Flynn Family, Flynn University and career opportunities, please visit www.flynncompanies.com.

 

At Flynn, it's not just a job, it's a career. 

 

We are also highly active and committed to creating an environment which is accessible to all of our customers, employees and applicants. Reasonable accommodations in the hiring process will be provided to people with disabilities upon request. 

 

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