Junior Estimator

EPTCON is a specialized High Voltage Contracting Company that provides complete Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) of High Voltage electrical installations, including the manufacture of Protection and Control Systems, in house.

We are currently seeking a Junior Estimator to join our team in Cambridge, Ontario.

Type of Position: Full Time, Permanent
Reports to: Estimating Manager


The Junior Estimator is primarily responsible for supporting the business development team with project estimating (e.g. drawing take-offs, gather material prices, subcontractor prices, logistics prices, etc.), assisting with the implementation of an electronic cost estimating system, and supporting projects in the field with project controls (knowledge gained through project controls will help develop estimating capabilities).


  • Work under the direction of the Estimating Manager to prepare estimates;
  • Obtain quotations from suppliers and subcontractors to support estimates;
  • Prepare and maintain appropriate documentation to support estimate preparation and review;
  • Prepare accurate detailed and economical material and labor cost estimates;
  • Coordinate with management and review estimates and create proposals;
  • Assist in tendering procedures and review of contracts;
  • Strong working knowledge of various Microsoft office applications, with excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Excel;
  • Network with suppliers and subcontractors to maintain and develop professional business relationships;
  • Prepare turnover packages when successful, to Construction management; and,
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


  • Background in electrical or civil estimating;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Proficiency with spreadsheets;
  • Experience interpreting design drawings;
  • Related experience in the powerline/substation construction industry is preferred; and,
  • Post-secondary degree, diploma or equivalent in a related discipline would be considered an asset.


EPTCON offers an excellent working environment, competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. Interested candidates can forward their resume and cover letter including salary expectations to careers@cormorantutility.com. We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please do not contact our organization by phone.

EPTCON welcomes all qualified applicants including those who are designated group members – Women, Visible Minorities, First Nations and Persons with Disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.  If selected to participate in the recruitment selection and/or assessment process, please inform our Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require.


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