Senior Estimator

The future you want is within reach.


At PCL, we build the places where life happens and find camaraderie in the process. We're a community of builders committed to building better communities. That's why we're always looking ahead, and not just to the next project or what's next in our industry.


We're also looking at what's next for you and how we can help you build a career you're proud of. We are seeking someone to analyze risk and l ead our estimating team through the execution of large complex maintenance project bids and proposals.


Here's how a(n) Senior Estimator for our Edmonton Melloy office contributes to our team:


  • Executes pressure vessel, furnace, reactor, piping, structural, turnarounds, maintenance and fabrication proposals.
  • Leads the development of an estimate bid submission.   
  • Acts as a liaison with clients and project management for estimate requirements.
  • Reviews special proposal requirements and making recommendations.
  • Organizes bid closing assignments to meet submission deadlines.
  • Conducts detailed analysis of the contract documents and specifications, to determine overall project requirements and identifying any associated risk factors, including the monitoring of published addendums that may alter the original scope of the project.
  • Completes final bid submission to the client (in conjunction with the Chief Estimator as needed).   
  • Interprets isometric, as-built, and engineering drawings, and specifications.
  • Prepares quantity take-offs, reports, and presentations.
  • Establishes a critical path schedule, including milestone dates and completion timelines to meet contract completion dates for projects.
  • Develops work plans, execution methodology, etc.


  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in a related discipline.
  • 15 years progressive experience in industrial construction/maintenance cost estimating.
  • General construction knowledge; understands specifications, methods, and procedures.
  • Extensive knowledge of key principles involved in bid preparation, including quantity take-off procedures, trade contractor procurement, pricing, and bid closing procedures.
  • Experience estimating multiple self-perform work disciplines and overall knowledge of each.
  • Ability to work in a busy team environment.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to creatively solve problems.
  • Strong computer skills; especially well versed with the Microsoft Office suite of applications.
  • Strong communication and leadership skills.
  • Good workload management.
  • Desire to take on challenges.

PCL is an innovative, employee-owned company comprised of people who find passion in their profession and take pride in doing great work every day. Our work powers the infrastructure and utilities that are essential to daily life and our projects are the scene of vacations, careers, education and healing. We are consistently ranked among the best companies to work for because we are committed to supporting and developing our teams.

The PCL Companies celebrate diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to an inclusive environment for all employees and applicants and will make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability or veteran status.

Should you require an accommodation during the application process, please contact us at with the position and location you are interested in.

Together, we can build success and a better future. Let’s get started!



Employee Status: Regular Full-Time  

Company: Melloy Industrial Services Inc 

Primary Location:  Nisku, Alberta (Melloy), Edmonton, Alberta (Industrial) 

Job: Senior Estimator

Requisition: 211