Estimator - #110935


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Toronto, ON
Contract type: Full time


Are you looking for a company that works on major engineering projects all over the world? Do you want to make a difference by improving the daily lives of communities worldwide? Are you seeking to join an inclusive and diverse team that you can truly count on? You’ve come to the right place!

AtkinsRéalis’s Minerals and Metals team in Canada is made up of more than 400 employees who work on large-scale projects to support mining sustainability, pit-to-port opportunities, metallurgical plant engineering, or mine closure and capabilities in the study, design, and construction of mining projects across a wide range of mining and processing methods and commodities. The team combines global-caliber expertise to provide tailored solutions for projects of any size, scope, or complexity. We believe in working openly and transparently, together, delivering world-class projects. We work collaboratively with teams across the world, from Canada to Brazil in the south to India in the east, delivering exceptional value and innovation to our clients. To support our growth initiatives, we are expanding our team and are looking for innovative, forward-thinking people who enjoy challenges and want to add value to project success, both locally and internationally.

We are seeking an Estimator to join an experienced group of estimators specializing in mining projects working on unique and exciting projects for a variety of clients across North America. The Estimator will be responsible for full cycle (Estimate Plan to Basis) development of capital cost estimates supported by the Estimating Team and Manager. Ranging from concept to feasibility level studies you will lead the estimating effort working directly with all contributors to the estimate. Being a problem solver and bringing a pro-active work ethic to a dynamic team will enable you to meet challenges head-on and be successful in developing capital costs for mining projects.

This role will be based in Toronto, ON.

Your role within the team:

  • Full cycle (Estimate Plan to Basis) capital cost development for all classes of estimates including Conceptual, Order of Magnitude, Prefeasibility, Feasibility and Definitive class estimates as outlined by AACE International
  • Development of capital, sustaining capital, reclamation and/or closure estimates for surface scope mining projects including: Civil site development (earthworks, piling, on-site roads, buried utilities, services, etc.), Processing facilities (concentrating, mills and processing plants for minerals & metals, acid plants, fertilizers, etc.), Non-process support infrastructure (storage facilities, loading facilities, rail, overhead lines, substations, leach pads, tailings storage and management facilities, pipelines, jetty & port facilities, etc.)
  • Act as the single estimating contact to ensure all contributors to the estimate including engineering, procurement, construction, owner, and any other internal/external parties provide input in a timely manner as per the Estimate Plan for the preparation of the estimate.
  • Adopt, maintain, and contribute to AtkinsRéalis unit rate databases and benchmarks including development of unit rates from first principals and subsequent calibration against contractor data when received.
  • Establish labor rates (union/open shop) and productivity factors for mining projects in greenfield, brownfield and operating plant environments.
  • Field and non-field Indirect cost development including contractor indirect, temporary facilities & services, escalation, and contingency evaluations.
  • Preparation of comprehensive Estimating Plans and Basis of Estimate documents.

Why choose AtkinsRéalis as an employer?

Because we offer:

  • The opportunity to work on various major projects for internal and external clients.
  • An exciting environment where work-life balance is important.
  • A wide array of learning and development opportunities.
  • Competitive pay, flexible benefits, an employee share plan, and a defined contribution pension plan.
  • A work environment focused on health and safety.

The ideal candidate:

  • 5+ years of progressive experience in developing capital cost estimates for mining projects.
  • Demonstrated expertise in multi-disciplinary estimating, encompassing the development of direct, indirect, and provisional costs.
  • Comprehensive experience in estimating equipment and bulk materials, coupled with the ability to develop labor rates tailored for mining projects.
  • Proficiency in MS Office with advanced knowledge of MS Excel, including expertise in managing small to large datasets and swiftly interpreting detailed information for reporting, discussions, and presentations.
  • Successful completion of a four-year engineering degree, college diploma, or equivalent technical program and/or training, complemented by hands-on experience in estimating mining projects.

Are you up for this challenge? Apply today and join our team to help engineer a Better Future for our Planet and its People.

At AtkinsRéalis, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds, and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion, or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.

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Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the recruitment and hiring process as required by Company policy and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

Successful applicants will be notified about AtkinsRéalis’s accommodation policies at the time the employment offer is extended, and the information will be shared with new personnel during the onboarding process.

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