02 Mar 2021
Snr Cost Estimator
Burnaby, BC

Agilus Work Solutions is currently searching for a Senior Electrical Estimator to work a year-long contract in Vancouver


Please email your MS Word resume to dlong@agilus.ca

·        To start March

·        1year contract – possible extension

·        Must have P.Eng

·        Must have cost estimation experience

·        Must have experience doing cost estimating for heavy industrial industries such as transmission lines or distribution lines.

·        AACE certification is a strong asset.

·        Minimum8 tears relevant experience


As an experienced Professional Engineer, prepares the direct and indirect cost estimates for services, labour, materials and equipment, and the high level schedules for 69kV - 500kV transmission line (overhead, submarine and underground cable) and substation projects during Planning ,Identification, Definition and Implementation Phases.

Gathers information on project scope of work and contracting plans and assists in the establishment of the project work breakdown structure in preparation for estimating.

Develops and manages the estimating work package or activities for the project, reviews the work packages of others for completeness vs the project scope before incorporating in the project estimate.

Communicates with, and reviews the work and progress of assigned Hydro staff, consultants and contractors and completed works to ensure accuracy, achievement of required results and adherence to accepted engineering practice and procedures, and with the project work breakdown structure.

Prepares information to support regulatory processes

Prepares for, coordinates, conducts or presents estimates at management review meetings or at meetings addressing issues related to the estimate/schedule in a project.

Reviews final estimate package and ensure it meets all the requirements and comments from reviewers prior to final approvals/acceptance of the estimate.

Provides input to and review of contract specifications and tender packages for bid-ability assessment, and to the contract schedule of payments

Analyze and report various attributes such as contractor progress, contract variance and complex change requests from vendors, and overall analysis to support the estimating process or overall project performance.



Bachelor of engineering degree in Electrical field

Registered or eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer with Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (EGBC)

A minimum Eight (8) years of combined experience in engineering and construction including at least Four (4) years related experience in heavy industrial projects estimating and scheduling working on varied complex utility contracts projects up to or in excess of $100 million in total project value. This experience should be primarily in the area of estimating rather than project control. Preferably this experience is for power utility transmission lines (overhead & underground) and substation related projects.

Demonstrated proficiency as a senior estimator with a solid understanding of estimating principles and practices, including risk, accuracy, Monte Carlo simulations, market and industry conditions.

Demonstrated knowledge and experience with multi-discipline engineering design (electrical, protection and control, civil, geotechnical, etc.)



Job Code 110769

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