Senior Estimator

Halifax - Nova Scotia - Canada - Industry - Shipbuilding - EngineeringAndDesign - AcademicBachelor

We’re hiring a Senior Estimator for our client, a large Canadian ship-builder and in-service support provider, to join their team.

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Jeremy Stevenson, Account manager

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About this role


  • Manage day to activities of a small team of estimators
  • Serve as a subject matter expert in the generation, review, and delivery of Ship Build Estimates
  • Provide analysis of inputs and outputs to and from the program Estimating Tool
  • Using Client provided specifications and drawings create detailed work scopes and work packages
  • Provide critical evaluation of estimating approaches and methodology associated with a new ship build
  • Provide assistance to Supply Chain for cost evaluation of vendor quotations (material and services)
  • Act as the primary interface between Engineering and the Estimating Functions
  • Assist the Estimating Manager with Estimating policy and procedural work as required
  • Estimating will be undertaken in the Estimating Tool, or in a spreadsheet model and uploaded into the Estimating Tool
  • Client Drawings are viewed and analyzed using Adobe Professional or AutoCAD
  • Material and Subcontractor RFQ’s are created using Microsoft Word or Adobe Professional

About you


  • Post-secondary degree/diploma, in engineering or engineering technology required, or equivalent work experience
  • 10+ years of experience in estimating within an engineering/manufacturing/shipbuilding or other similar environment required
  • Experience in the shipbuilding/naval sectors, major construction contracts or Defense contracts considered an asset
  • Experience managing a small team
  • Strong written and verbal communication, presentation and interpersonal skill
  • Strong leadership and teamwork skills; energetic and results-focused
  • High level of competence with Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of document control and configuration management in a Defense environment considered a strong advantage
  • Experience in the use of COTS Estimating Tools and Parametric Estimating exposure advantageous

What we offer

Why work with Brunel? We are proud to offer exciting career opportunities from over 100 offices globally in 42 countries. Advancing your career takes time and effort – let us match you to your ideal position.

About us

Brunel has a reputation for working with some of the best in the business. That’s what we continually strive for. Over 40 years, we’ve created a global network of interesting clients and talented individuals working together through a vast array of services.


  • Publication: PUB236337
  • Location: Halifax
  • Market: Industry
  • Hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Shipbuilding
  • Education level: AcademicBachelor
  • Area of expertise: EngineeringAndDesign
  • Closing date: November 29, 2019
Apply now

Feel free to contact


Jeremy Stevenson

Account manager Brunel Canada Toronto

+1 416 244 2402

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