Position Description

Location Mississauga, Ontario
Job Code 205
# of openings 1
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Who we are

Kenaidan is an employee owned general contractor building heavy civil/structural concrete, water works and ICI projects and we're looking to build on our team.  We offer exceptional opportunities including career development and training through our Kenaidan Centre for Learning and grow from within potential for skilled, motivated construction professionals. We are a proud Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to providing employees work-life balance with a competitive compensation package including:

  • Top wages
  • Benefit coverage for you and your dependents
  • Employer RRSP contributions (no match required)
  • Employee Share Ownership
  • Vacation and Sick/FR days

We currently have an opening in Mississauga, ON for an:


The Estimator is responsible for estimating and/or tendering complete construction projects. Specific accountabilities include:

Key Accountabilities

  • Estimating and tendering complete construction projects as a Lead Estimator
  • Prepare parts of the estimate in conjunction with the estimating team
  • Preparing preliminary estimates upon the request of Clients, Engineers and Architects
  • Preparing estimates for contemplated change orders or claims for on-going projects
  • Directs the work of junior staff who may be assisting with the estimating process (eg. obtaining prices, doing quantity takeoffs etc)

Education, Experience & Skill Requirements

  • P.Eng., CET and/or Quantity Survey designation is preferred.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in an estimating role with a General or Civil Contractor.
  • Experience in Project Management, Construction Management, Cost Consulting, or direct field experience in construction of civil works, concrete structures, water and sewage plants, industrial and commercial facilities is an asset.
  • Gold Seal Certification is beneficial.
  • Time Management and Organization Skills (pre-planning, multi-tasking, documentation).
  • Strong Negotiation Skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Effective at problem solving and decision making.
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills.

Working Conditions:

  • Working in an office environment with computers and drawings. 
  • Working flexible hours as required by deadlines.
  • Traveling occasionally as required for site visits.
  • Working in a high-paced environment during tender closing.

Think you’re the right fit? Apply today! www.kenaidan.com. We thank all candidates who apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Check in regularly for new opportunities on our website or stay up to date by following our social medial platforms: LinkedInInstagramTwitterFacebook

Kenaidan is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer committed to providing diversity and accommodation for applicants upon request in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)

Kenaidan Contracting Ltd. does not accept resumes from recruitment agencies, employment services or head hunters that are not in a formal contractual arrangement with us.  Any resume or other information received from an agency not approved by Kenaidan Contracting Ltd. to provide resumes to this or any other job posting will be considered unsolicited and will not be considered.  Kenaidan Contracting Ltd. will not pay any referral, placement or other fee for the supply of such unsolicited resumes or information.

We thank all candidates who apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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