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Senior Estimator

Job Title: Senior Estimator CSC

Position Type: Permanent, Full-time

Work Location: Halifax, NS



  • Manage day to activities of a small team of estimators
  • Serve as a subject matter expert in the generation, review, and delivery of Ship Build Estimates. Provide analysis of inputs and outputs to and from the program Estimating Tool.
  • Using Client provided specifications and drawings create detailed work scopes and work packages
  • Provide critical evaluation of estimating approaches and methodology associated with a new ship build
  • Provide assistance to Supply Chain for cost evaluation of vendor quotations (material and services)
  • Act as the primary interface between Engineering and the Estimating Functions
  • Assist the Estimating Manager with Estimating policy and procedural work as required
  • Estimating will be undertaken in the Estimating Tool, or in a spreadsheet model and uploaded into the Estimating Tool
  • Client Drawings are viewed and analyzed using Adobe Professional or AutoCAD
  • Material and Subcontractor RFQ’s are created using Microsoft Word or Adobe Professional


  • Post-secondary degree/diploma, in engineering or engineering technology required, or equivalent work experience
  • 10+ years of experience in estimating within an engineering/manufacturing/shipbuilding or other similar environment required
  • Experience in the shipbuilding/naval sectors, major construction contracts or Defense contracts considered an asset
  • Experience managing a small team.
  • Strong written and verbal communication, presentation and interpersonal skill
  • Strong leadership and teamwork skills; energetic and results-focused
  • High level of competence with Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of document control and configuration management in a Defense environment considered a strong advantage
  • Experience in the use of COTS Estimating Tools and Parametric Estimating exposure advantageous


To Apply

Please send your resume to

Job Ref: CA7680DD000159
Submitted: 06-11-2019 01:03 PM
Location: Nova Scotia - Halifax and area

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