Our client located in Townsend, Ontario has an immediate opening for a Technical Estimator.

Wage range: $20 – $24 per hour.

Day Shift role.


  • Collect and analyze data in order to estimate the time, money, materials, and labor required to manufacture a fabricated product, or provide a service.
  • Responsible for quoting, quality assurance, project planning, and drafting projects for customers as well as field superintendents.
  • Responsible for initiating and completing appropriate documents for projects as well as acting as a resource to the Shop Fabrication team and/or the Field Superintendents.
  • Work under limited supervision following standardized industry practices and/or methods as well as be able to interact with many different people within and outside the organization.
  • Facilitate a safe work culture. Ensures that all crew members are working in compliance of the company’s safety program as well as the Health and Safety Act and its regulations.
  • Maintain communication with all team members to ensure a smooth completion of fabrication projects.
  • Estimate materials and labour required to complete and fabricate specific projects and/or items.
  • Sourcing and purchasing of materials required to complete projects.
  • Inspection of goods and materials as they are received to ensure quality.
  • Create bills of material and cutting list for projects that are to be fabricated in the shop.
  • Design and layout projects to be completed/fabricated by shop trades workers.
  • Provide answers and/or solutions to any technical questions regarding fabrication of items/projects that other team members have.
  • Assist field division when requested with any estimating specific concerns.
  • Responsible for preparation and completion of reports: quality documents, permits, equipment inspections, project schedules and minutes, procurement logs, testing results, etc.
  • Draw, Read and interpret blueprints for specific fabrication projects.
  • Inspection and sign off of completed projects to ensure quality and completeness before delivery to customer.


  • University/College Degree/Diploma in an Engineering Field or engineering related area of study, as well as a High School Diploma or equivalent position related experience; preferably 1-3 years of experience as a qualified/competent technician.
  • Knowledge and understanding of company and project safety programs
  • Proficiency in Autocad and blueprint reading.
  • Knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics, fabrication practices and welding procedures and metallurgy.
  • Good math and analytic skills are essential.
  • Knowledge of construction trades.
  • Effectively communicate, orally and written with good comprehension to properly handle the administrative duties of the position ensuring completion of all documents.
  • Consider a wide variety of factors when using equipment to operate in a safe and appropriate manner and have the ability to problem solve and resolve conflict.
  • Ability to consistently manage schedules to meet deadlines.


Please submit your resume, 2 references, wage expectations and your interview availability to Patricia MacQueen at [email protected] or call 1-877-737-6562 ext. 104 with any questions.