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Estimator Position

KF construction is an employee owned, growing organization located in Hamilton, Ontario. Whether the opportunities are Design/Build, Construction Management or Stipulated price, our estimator will prepare estimates from concept to submission with an emphasis on understanding and evaluating risks. We want you to succeed and are prepared to invest in you. Our company caters to the industrial, commercial, and residential markets in Ontario. Recognized for our quality workmanship, open collaboration, trusting relationships, and exceptional standards, we offer exceptional customer service to our internal and external customers.


Reporting to the General Manager, the Estimator is responsible for preparing cost estimates on conceptual, design build and general tender work all within the residential & ICI sector.


  • Prepares cost estimates on conceptual, design-build or general tender work.
  • Reviews proposal specifications and drawings to determine scope of work and contents of estimate.
  • Performs preliminary and detailed quantity take-offs from drawings and specifications for all divisions.
  • Distributes tender documents and plans for tendering.
  • Provide input to the preparation of change notices.
  • Liaises with subcontractors for tender and follow-up.
  • Ability to inform project team of any risks which may affect the project from a cost or schedule perspective.
  • Lead the estimate review process - reviews tenders from sub-contractors and provides recommendations.
  • Reviews design options and recommends best solution based on cost, engineering quality, or availability of materials.
  • Assist project management team with bid scope review and subcontractor negotiations.
  • Assist project management team with change order reviews and submittals.
  • Maintain KF Construction subcontractor database.


  • Extensive knowledge and experience with estimating techniques and negotiating contracts.
  • Knowledge of tendering process.
  • Strong computer skills in such areas as Microsoft Office (Word and Excel).
  • Successful completion of a Civil Engineering, Architectural or Construction Management diploma, university degree or equivalent.
  • A minimum of 2-5 years of related estimating experience, ideally with a general contractor.
  • Proven ability to multitask.
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills.
  • Proven ability to work under tight deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.


  • KF Construction is a growing company that offers a multi-market approach, a dynamic working environment, a competitive compensation program and excellent benefits such as.
  • Group Insurance Plan.
  • Employee Assistance Program.

KF Construction thanks all interested applicants, however only those under consideration will be contacted.


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