Civil Estimator – Surrey, BC

Date Posted Jun 11, 2020
Position Summary

Welcome to the NEW STANDARD in Employers. With over 40 year’s of dedicated experience, Forbes Bros is a company you can rely on for any project within the utility sector. Our alignment with like-minded companies provides us the expertise, equipment, and resources to deliver safe, reliable, and efficient solutions to our clients every time.


FB Bullet, A Forbes Bros Company is interested in meeting energetic individuals who want to be a part of the underground utility section of the Forbes Bros family. Where we are committed to growing and developing our teams, and leveraging our greatest resource to do so – our people. FB Bullet has a new expansion opportunity in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, and are focused on attracting the highest caliber people.  We are looking for individuals that align with our values so that we may set a new standard in this market and ensure that we are the contractor of choice long into the future.


Don’t miss your opportunity to become a part of the growing Forbes Family!


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The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Understand the project scope of work and all specifications
  • Maintain the project schedule and ensure milestone dates are achieved
  • Identify resources required for project
  • Coordinate on-site activities and sub-contractors
  • Accurately report daily construction activities
  • Attend weekly client progress meetings where required
  • Complete monthly billing/ Invoicing
  • Build collaborative and strong client relationships
  • Follow company safety values and abide by the implemented guidelines
  • manages and Constructs pre-construction, During and post change orders
  • Job take offs with Autocad
  • Larger job work methods, schedules, compliance, tender document review
  • Manage subcontractor billing status and payment approvals
  • Submit all change orders to BCH and manage the tracking of all change orders Work flow analysis
  • Large private quotations, take offs and deliverance
  • Assist in development and deployment of new PDF sheets required for efficiency improvements
  • Engineering for private projects
  • Management/ Supervision of Change Order and Estimating Department



Preferred Qualifications:

As the successful candidate, you will have:

  • 2 to 4 years of estimating experience with expertise in Civil and Underground Services
  • Engineer
  • Engineer in Training
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills, attention to detail, with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong team orientation and interpersonal skill
  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Must be in good physical condition and able to lift up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
  • Must have general knowledge of the principals involved in the operation of construction and maintenance methods and procedures
  • Able to work well with others as well as independently
  • Able to follow instruction and adhere to safe work practices


Additional Details:

This position requires candidates to:

  • Have and maintain a valid driver's license and acceptable driver's abstract.
  • Successfully complete pre-employment drug and alcohol testing
  • Travel and work overtime as required


What We Offer:

FB Bullet offers an attractive compensation package that includes a competitive wage, comprehensive benefit plan, rewarding pension program and a lucrative employee referral program.


FB Bullet has an open and team oriented culture that focuses on communication, innovation and respect in the workplace!


We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates who meet the requirements noted and who earn an invitation to interview will be contacted.

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