Jan 04, 2022

Junior Estimator

  • Iron Bridge Fabrication Inc.
  • New Hamburg, ON, Canada
No Vaccination Mandate Manufacturing

Job Description

A Junior Estimator is part of the estimating team. Involved in project discussions, evaluating bid opportunities, analyzing previous projects, strategies and risk assessments the Junior Estimator has endless opportunities for continued learning and advancement. The Junior Estimator works primarily under the direction of Senior Estimators in the preparation of cost estimates, proposals and bid submissions.

Responsibilities and Duties

As Junior Estimator your duties will include:

  • Reading and understanding Tender Documents, Contract Drawings, Specifications, and Addendums
  • Reading and understanding Client issued Requests For Quotations (RFQ’s)
  • Identifying project constraints, limitations and special provisions
  • Performing material take-offs and labour allocation
  • Preparing and distributing material and sub-contractor RFQ packages
  • Strategize and plan elements of the project utilizing software including AutoCAD, MS Excel and MS Project
  • Prepare, present and review project estimate and bid documents with Senior Estimator
  • Prepare Lead Letters, Quote Letters, and Proposals
  • Taking direction from the Senior Estimator

Qualifications and Skills

The preferred candidate will have the following attributes:

  • A positive, can-do attitude with excellent communication skills, a willingness to learn and share new ideas
  • Organized, self-motivated, able to multi-task and manage time efficiently
  • A good foundational knowledge of steel, metal fabrication, structural steel assembly, installation, and welding
  • Must be educated and proficient in AutoCAD, MS Excel, MS Word and Adobe

Preference will be given to candidates that:

  • Have a post-secondary education in Drafting, Construction Management, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Structural Engineering
  • Have experience in the steel industry and or in a similar role



  • Competitive salary that is based on experience and ability
  • Medical, dental, paramedical, drug, and long-term disability benefit plan
  • Company matched RRSP contribution program
  • A fun, productive and rewarding working environment
  • Opportunities for growth within the company

Company Description

Iron Bridge Fabrication Inc. is a metal fabrication company that specializes in highway bridges, welded wide flange girders, tub girders, cable stayed bridges, truss bridges and Corten pedestrian bridges. Additionally, we excel at large custom metal fabrication and service customers in the Government, Industrial, and Agricultural sectors. Established in 2011, we have experience sustained growth since inception. We are now located in New Hamburg, Ontario (15 minutes west of Kitchener-Waterloo) in our new, purpose built, state of the art facility. We take a team approach to everything we do, both internally and with our clients. As a result, we remain on a path of continual growth.

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