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Estimating Intern

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PCL Construction


15d ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship


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  • You must have a degree in construction-related field, 0-8-12 months experience, knowledge of construction methods, strong communication skills, ability to problem solve, work in a fast-paced environment, and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and construction software.
  • You will support estimators in bid preparation, complete takeoffs, apply unit prices, assist with bid document control, solicit pricing, and build strong relationships with stakeholders.

Off-cycle Internship



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  • Associates or bachelor’s degree in a related field: construction management, engineering, architecture preferred, or equivalent experience.
  • 0 to 8-12 months of varied experience as field engineer/coordinator preferred; time acquired during internships in the field may count as experience.
  • Knowledge of construction specifications, and methods and procedures (e.g., formwork methodologies, self-perform work, subcontracted work scopes, temporary work, equipment, and scheduling techniques).
  • Understands and applies construction principles to problem solve.
  • Effective verbal and written communication with supervisors and subcontractors, and reports.
  • Proven track record to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Writes clear technical communication to trade contractors, designers and inspectors.
  • Develops and maintains effective partner relationships.
  • Proficient Microsoft Office Suite and construction related software

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities



  • Supports estimators on preparing bids and proposals.
  • Completes quantity, material, and labor takeoffs from project documents.
  • Applies material unit prices or allowances and base labor productivities to the estimate.
  • Assists with bid document control and documenting, organizing, and archiving all information relating to the estimate for successful transfer to the project team.
  • Supports lead bid runner with bid-day assignments.
  • Solicits competitive pricing from subtrade partners and suppliers for pursuit.
  • Develops and maintains strong relationships with all stakeholders including lead estimator, lead bid runner, subtrade partners and suppliers.


Work type

Full time

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