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About PreCon

With a solid history dating back to 1958, PreCon Precast Limited is known as a leading provider of architectural and structural precast concrete solutions with locations in Brampton and Woodstock. Across Ontario, you will find PreCon precast products and systems used in a variety of construction segments. We pride ourselves in being leaders in precast concrete innovation; building more energy efficient, sustainable and safe structures.

Job Summary

In partnership with the estimating team and in collaboration with various engineering departments, this position is responsible for gathering and evaluating proposals, shop drawings, specifications, and related documents to prepare estimates. The Estimator computes costs by analyzing labor, materials, equipment, subcontracted work as well as timeline requirements. As the Estimator, the ideal candidate must be able to read architectural, structural, precast shop drawings, specifications, navigate software, be detailed, and focused on the task at hand while managing priorities and deadlines. In general, this is a position where guidelines, structure, and established procedures must be followed closely. The position is located at the Brampton Office and supports operations in both Brampton and Woodstock.


Review bid documents (specifications, drawings, addendums, bid alternates, delivery dates if noted and bid closing date)
Prepare bid submission documents (quotation letter, various bid forms, pricing for bid alternates, schedules)
Efficiently coordinate sending/receiving of estimating documents to sub-contractors and vendors
Accurately prepare material take-offs and estimates in a timely manner, meeting all bid deadlines
Utilize software to manage data and facilitate effective retrieval of information when required
Review and assess proposed estimates, and submission documents with sales and management
Assist in achieving departmental goals within targeted budgets by meeting deadlines for project completion
Effectively communicate with other departments and the plants, and focuses on solutions that optimize production and efficiency
Represent the department and company in a professional, positive manner when liaising with internal and external customers

Technical Requirements

Bachelor’s degree or college diploma within civil engineering / engineering technology, or similar
Previous experience in the construction industry
Exposure to the precast concrete industry would be a strong asset
Ability to read and interpret drawings
Technologically inclined; experience with software, data and reporting would be an asset

Business Requirements

Work well in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
Fluent knowledge of Microsoft Office products
Strong attention to detail
Exceptional time management and organizational skills

Cultural Requirements

Ability to assume responsibility, interface and communicate effectively with others and demonstrate strong interpersonal skills
Desire to work well in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, customer-focused environment

As a member of the OSCO Construction Group, PreCon offers a comprehensive compensation package including health and dental coverage, life insurance, RRSP and tax-free savings account options. Additionally, we offer educational scholarships to dependents of employees, health & wellness programming and teambuilding events.

For more information, please visit Booth 24 at the Hire Canada Job Fair & Training Expo on Wednesday, March 22, 2023 between 11AM – 3PM at the Mississauga Convention Centre, to speak directly with this recruiter.

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