Senior Estimator

Vancouver, BC

At Fluor, we are proud to design and build projects and careers. This requires teams that are as unique as the projects we execute. We are committed to fostering a work environment that embraces Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) for all so our employees and stakeholders benefit from the creative solutions derived as a result of embracing differences.

Job Description

Fluor is one of Canada's top employers and is recognized globally as a leader in the Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Fabrication, and Maintenance industry. Our focus on innovation and providing cost-effective technology-based solutions is second to none. As we look to the future, we need creative, ambitious, and innovative professionals who can help us fulfill our purpose to Build a Better World.

Fluor team members are at the heart of our success in executing projects safely, thoughtfully, and with the highest quality. We aim to foster an inclusive culture that prioritizes diversity and inclusion that allows employees to bring their best, most authentic selves to work. If you value teamwork, empowerment in your career, and are eager to champion innovative and sustainable solutions to our clients, this opportunity just may be for you!

The Senior Estimator is responsible for the overall implementation and direction of an assigned area of the estimating functions to provide services, procedures and methods for the timely and accurate issuance of estimates and supporting documentation to the client and project management. In responding to estimating requests, is responsible for ensuring that departmental and company requirements are met.

The Senior Estimator may direct the quantitative development of material, labor, and subcontract take-offs, as well as the coordination of information between Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Commissioning and Maintenance. On large to mid-sized or multiple projects, the individual, if on the leadership track, may act independently or may direct a staff of other estimating professionals. If on a technical track, the individual will report to an upper-level estimator on a mega or extremely large-sized projects.

The successful candidate will maintain a current understanding of estimating techniques by researching new publications that impact the industry and maintaining expertise through the numerous opportunities provided by professional organizations, software vendors and other estimating specialists within the engineering, procurement, construction management (EPCM) industry as well as client representatives

Day To Day Responsibilities Include

  • Under administrative direction, provide services, procedures and methods for the timely and accurate responses to client, project management, departmental, and company requirements
  • Develop the estimate plan and coordinate estimate development with the project team
  • Develop the total project estimate; detailed and/or conceptual
  • Prepare the total Project Basis of Estimate
  • Prepare the Estimate Risk Analysis and make cost contingency recommendations
  • Arrange and conduct department, discipline, and project estimate reviews
  • Participate in the presentation of the estimate to Fluor and client management
  • Assist in estimate completion activities and estimate turnover to the project team
  • Conduct estimating training programs

Other Responsibilities Include

  • Analyze and make independent recommendations regarding solutions to problems with varying complexity in accordance with organization and/or project objectives and guidelines
  • Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner, set priorities, and meet deadlines
  • Plan and organize own work assignments, as well as carry out tasks from management staff
  • Maintain compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, and global standards and adhere to and support Fluor's Health, Safety & Environmental and Sustainability Policies

To Be Considered Candidates

Must be authorized to work in the country where the position is located.

Basic Job Requirements

  • Accredited four (4) year degree or global equivalent in applicable field of study and ten (10) years of work-related experience or a combination of education and directly related experience equal to fourteen (14) years if non-degreed; some locations may have additional or different qualifications in order to comply with local requirements
  • Ability to communicate effectively with audiences that include but are not limited to management, coworkers, clients, vendors, contractors, and visitors
  • Job related technical knowledge necessary to complete the job
  • Ability to learn and apply knowledge of applicable local, state/province, and federal/national statutes and guidelines
  • Ability to attend to detail and work in a time-conscious and time-effective manner
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Excel, Power Point, Word, Access)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding of the mining industry process facilities is preferable.
  • Construction experience is preferable

Salary Range

98,500 to 182,500


Fluor Canada rewards hard work, knowledge, and commitment. Fluor offers competitive employee compensation packages, comprehensive benefit programs including Health, Dental and Vision Care, flexible spending dollars, group registered retirement program, parental top-up, education reimbursement, employee and family assistance programs, and much more. Fluor also offers several employee resource groups that aim to provide opportunities for professional and personal growth, improved wellness, and involvement in the community.

Compressed work schedule: The Fluor Canada offices work a compressed work schedule offering every second Friday off.

While only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview, be sure to continually check our website for other related positions as they are posted.

Are you ready to join us? We are looking forward to hearing from you today!

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