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Senior Estimator

Are you an experienced Estimator looking to grow your career with a reputable company? As a Senior Estimator, you will be responsible for assisting with the preparation of detailed estimates for various construction projects including commercial, residential, and institutional opportunities.

About Us

Nightingale Electrical is always looking for motivated individuals with a positive attitude to join our team. Our work consists mainly of high-rise concrete buildings, wood frame apartment buildings and townhomes and commercial type projects. We have been in business since 1984 without interruptions or major lay offs.

Some of our most recognized jobs include the Shangri-La hotel in downtown Vancouver, Aldergrove Recreation Centre, IKEA Coquitlam, Jim Pattison Outpatient Hospital, Langley Events Centre, the Canada Post facility in Richmond, Lynn Valley Residence in North Vancouver, Sutter Brook Village Community in Port Moody, Surrey Central Brewing, Tsawwassen Shores, River Green Community, and many more! Chances are you have seen many of our residential high-rise buildings, and maybe even live in one of them.

The Position

We are looking for a hardworking and passionate individual who wants to be a part of the Nightingale Family as a Senior Estimator.


  • Produce all costs for tender submission – material, labour, equipment, etc. to develop accurate quotations.
  • Review and understand tender specifications and drawings and follow through with estimating process to develop competitive bids
  • Manage and evaluate Estimating process / procedure compliance and create consistency.
  • Manage and incorporate scope changes
  • Engage suppliers and subcontractors to obtain competitive pricing to incorporate into estimate
  • Develop innovative ideas during the estimating process to maximize cost savings and increase our competitivity.
  • Communicate with clients to gather information, clarify specification, wording, etc.
  • Participate in closing the bid, including debrief meetings, etc.


  • 5 or more years experience as an estimator for electrical construction projects
  • 5+ years experience with Trimble Accubid & LiveCount estimating software
  • Certification as estimator or equivalent education
  • Excellent knowledge of industry products, practices, and standards
  • Knowledge of engineering software and engineering skills an asset
  • Experience in working with Microsoft Office applications: Outlook, Excel, and Projects
  • Demonstrated organizational abilities and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent ability to think critically and problem solve
  • Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

If this role is something that you are interested in, we would love to review your application. We offer great benefits, competitive wages, and excellent growth opportunities. Apply today, or email us at [email protected]


  • Extended health and dental plan
  • Reimbursement for training courses
  • Company social events

Notice: In light of COVID-19, all interviews will be held over Video Conferencing until further notice. We thank all candidates for their interest, however only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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