August 12 2022
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Estimation, Cost, Trades, Technicians, Construction, Transport, Logistics, Supply Chain, Purchasing
Montreal, QC

Working for BBA means being part of a team of talented people who have the passion to succeed and the drive to excel in order to provide first-class service to clients.

Recognized for its extensive field experience and cutting-edge expertise, BBA has been delivering a comprehensive range of consulting engineering services for 40 years, from studies and design to commissioning and operational support. Our firm is supported by a network of offices across Canada to carry out mandates at the local, national and international levels.

BBA provides a stimulating and friendly working atmosphere. We focus on building teams with complementary talents and provide employees with a work environment conducive to developing their skills.

BBA is a Canada's Best Employer recipient from Kincentric and is part of the prestigious Platinum Club of the Best Managed Companies, which unites companies that have held onto their title for over six consecutive years. For BBA, making the list speaks to the rigour of our practices and our unique approach to employee and client relations.

To find out more about BBA, follow us on LinkedIn and connect with our talent acquisition specialists.

Type of position: Regular

Job Description:

We are seeking a dynamic, innovative and creative Senior Estimator who is comfortable working in the consulting engineering sector. The estimator will actively participate in meeting numerous and growing client demands. By joining our team, you will be responsible for estimating direct and indirect costs for various projects and for monitoring changes.

Your duties will include:

  • Helping to produce multidisciplinary estimates based on contract data, financial requirements and the scope of work and services
  • Organizing estimates based on the work breakdown structure and established account coding
  • Preparing assessments for allowances, mark-ups and various costs
  • Preparing reports for material quantities
  • Participating in value engineering and trade-off studies
  • Working jointly with cost controllers and project planners
  • Contributing to the continuous improvement of estimating methods, tools and procedures
  • When assigned to field work, assessing client or subcontractor changes to the original contracts

Work Schedule : 37.5 hours


  • Good communication skills, interpersonal relationships and team work
  • Ability to manage relationships with colleagues, clients and partners
  • Rigour and attention to detail
  • Ability to inspire the trust and respect of others and create a positive climate for teamwork
  • Easily adaptable and ability to learn on the fly


  • Diploma of Collegial Studies (DCS) or university degree and 8 to 15 years of relevant experience in estimation in the consulting engineering sector or any other combination of relevant education and experience
  • Experience with estimations for mining or industrial projects in the mechanical and piping disciplines
  • Knowledge of estimation software
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Bilingual (English and French)
  • Asset: experience with estimation and construction methods in the following disciplines: civil, concrete, structural, architectural and electrical
  • Asset: good knowledge of AACEI best practices
  • Asset: experience with international project estimation

BBA is committed to promoting diversity and employment equity. We thank you for your interest in our firm. Please note that only those candidates selected will be contacted.

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