• Estimator

    Job Locations CA-AB-Edmonton
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Product Line
    Canada - Concrete Products
  • Why work for Lafarge?

    Lafarge in Canada is proud to provide construction solutions in the buildings, infrastructure and industrial segments. These solutions are built with high performance products from our cement, aggregates, ready-mix concrete, asphalt and road construction, and concrete products divisions.  From the use of alternative materials and recycling to renewable energy, Lafarge's focus is to develop innovative products that can contribute toward sustainably constructed building solutions.  Lafarge takes personal growth and development to heart, and provides resources for our employees to take control of their own careers. Through our commitment to communities, to the health and safety of our employees and their families, or through the many volunteer hours of our employees, Lafarge demonstrates our care for people. If you want to work in an environment that values hard work, entrepreneurship, and collaborative teamwork, Lafarge is for you.   Building Better Cities is what we do. Come Build a Better Career with us!  More information can be found at .


    To prepare timely and accurate estimates for tendered and negotiated projects. 



    Work in a close team environment to prepare cost estimates of materials, labor and equipment for architectural and structural precast based on drawings and specifications.


    Work directly with the Commercial Team, and closely with Engineering and Operations to understand project execution strategy and associated costs..

    Cooperate with Sales, Operations, and Engineering to develop accurate project budget and quotations.

    Actively monitor the construction association and other tendering authorities to seek bidding opportunities.

    Investigate client requests for quotations to determine project scope and requirements.

    Develop and maintain supplier and subcontractor relations. 

    Evaluate and monitor costs post tendering process.

    Follow up and track bid results.

    Support operation precast process to develop costs or savings on changes to contracts.

    Strong commitment to Lafarge Safety standards.

    Inspect job sites prior to tender process to review accessibility for installation.



    During daily functions reports to the Chief Estimator.

    Part of the Precast Commercial Team.


    Strong understanding of the estimating process and interaction with other disciplines within the company.

    General knowledge of the construction tendering process.

    Excellent organization and communication skills, and attention to detail.

    Ability to read and understand project plans and specifications.

    Drafting experience, understanding of Isometric views, AutoCAD, etc. will be an asset.

    Knowledge of BIM, Revit, Sketch up, Tekla, or take off software as BlueBeam will be desirable.

    Knowledge of BidtoWin will be an asset.

    Proficiency with MS Office applications.

    Effective written and oral communication skills.

    Strong team player with a positive attitude, and a self starter.


    Pre-employment medical including drug & alcohol testing and a criminal record check may be required.

    As the world leader in the building materials industry, LafargeHolcim Ltd and its subsidiaries have the assets necessary to meet the building and design challenges of today’s increasing urbanization.  Globally, LafargeHolcim has 115,000 employees, a well-balanced local presence in 90 countries and combined net sales of CHF 33 billion (EUR 27 billion) in 2014. With the most innovative cement, concrete, and aggregates solutions, strong R&D and a commitment to health, safety, and sustainability, LafargeHolcim has the building solutions to meet customers’ needs, from the individual homebuilder to the largest and most complex project.  We are committed to drive sustainable solutions for better building and infrastructure while contributing to a higher quality of life.  We are positioned to deliver on this commitment.


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