Intermediate Estimator

BA Blacktop currently is recruiting an Intermediate Estimator at our Surrey location.  We welcome applications from interested candidates with 5-10 years of experience.  For more information, please see the information below.

Job Description

BA Blacktop Ltd. is currently looking for an Intermediate Estimator to join our team.  This position’s primary function is to procure jobs/projects as assigned or directed by the Bid Manager. This involves meeting with clients, conducting site reviews, reviewing all available relevant information, preparing quantities, preparing an estimate and quote and executing contract negotiations. Competitive salary and benefits package offered.


An Intermediate Estimator’s position at BA Blacktop is project driven; fast paced and can be demanding at times. This department thrives on teamwork in order to meet deadlines and procure clients. A successful candidate will be a motivated, team-oriented individual that has the ability to work well in a fast paced work environment.  


  • Completing assignments from Bid Manager
  • Conducting site visits
  • Gathering and reviews all relevant information available, such as drawings, Geotechnical Reports etc.
  • Preparing detailed and well organized bid (following proper construction sequence).
  • Meeting anticipated bid closing dates
  • Negotiating contracts with clients and executing contracts
  • Being aware of current market conditions to obtain maximum mark-up and winning the contract
  • Being the liaison between Superintendent and Client Representative.
  • Monitoring work in progress and taking care of administrative duties, such as change orders and invoicing.
  • Comparing bid to actual job results
  • Being a self-motivated asset to the team, while working effectively and efficiently without  direct supervision.




Specific Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

•  Strong organizational skills
•  Excellent communications skills
•  Strong computer skills
•  Analytical Skills

•  Field experience in related disciplines
•  Understanding of construction processes
•  Mathematically inclined

•  Ability to read and interpret construction drawings
•  Sales-oriented
•  Ability to work well in a team environment

Desirable Qualifications and Knowledge

•  Bid2Win Estimating Software
•  SAP Software
•  Autodesk  Buzzsaw
•  MS Excel
•  Gold Seal Certified
•  Industry Experience (Transportation  Infrastructure/ Roadworks)
•  BCIT Graduate in Civil Construction or equivalent work experience
•  Post-Secondary education or equivalent experience
•  Civil and Structural Engineering Technologist or equivalent.



Please submit resumes to along with salary expectations. No phone calls please. We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in this position however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.