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Estimating Student

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Starts on Sep 02
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Construction & Surveying
  • Toronto, +1

AI generated summary

  • You need a strong desire for construction work, field experience is a bonus. Proficiency in computer software, like word processing and drafting, is essential for this role.
  • You will assist in estimating projects by reviewing documents, collecting quantities, coordinating with subcontractors, and completing bid day assignments. Visit job sites, develop relationships with vendors, and perform tasks as directed by the Chief or lead estimator.

Requirements

  • Candidates must have a strong desire to work in a construction environment and prior field construction experience will be considered an asset.
  • Application of various computer software programs will be required, including word processing, spreadsheet applications and drafting.

Responsibilities

  • Understanding and utilizing PCL’s estimating manuals, systems and forms
  • Reviewing quantity survey assignment with lead estimator or Chief Estimator
  • Performing assigned quantity survey
  • Giving quantities of major purchase items to purchasing department for pricing
  • Transferring quantities to lead estimator
  • Performing general subtrade solicitation duties
  • Bid document control
  • Performing bid day assignments
  • Visiting job sites periodically
  • Developing relationships with subcontractors
  • Other duties as assigned by the Chief Estimator or lead estimator

FAQs

What is the duration of the student position for Estimating at PCL in Toronto District?

The Estimating student position at PCL in the Toronto District is available for either 4 months or 8 months starting on September 3rd, 2024.

What are the responsibilities of an Estimating Student at PCL?

Responsibilities of an Estimating Student at PCL include understanding and utilizing estimating manuals and systems, performing quantity surveys, transferring quantities to lead estimators, performing bid day assignments, visiting job sites, and developing relationships with subcontractors, among other duties as assigned.

What qualifications are required for the Estimating Student position at PCL?

Candidates must have a strong desire to work in a construction environment, and prior field construction experience will be considered an asset. Proficiency in various computer software programs, including word processing, spreadsheet applications, and drafting, is also required.

What is the next step for candidates who have applied for the Estimating Student position at PCL?

Candidates who have been selected to move forward to the next stage of the recruitment process will receive an email to complete a short online video interview.

Founded in 1906, PCL is a group of independent construction companies that carries out work across the globe.

Engineering & Construction
Industry
1001-5000
Employees
1906
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

PCL is a group of independent construction companies that carries out work across Canada, the United States, the Caribbean, and in Australia. These diverse operations in the civil infrastructure, heavy industrial, and buildings markets are supported by a strategic presence in 31 major centers.