Civil Estimator

NorLand Limited consists of 15 specialized businesses working together as one team towards common goals. We have the unique ability to undertake complex, multi-faceted public and private sector projects within a single project. Our businesses have been making Anything. Possible. for over 65 years!


BEL Contracting, part of NorLand Limited, is looking for a Civil Estimator to join their team.  You will produce estimates for a wide range of unique and complex heavy civil infrastructure competitive tenders. BEL’s projects range in size and client, from municipal utility projects to largescale, multi-year design-build infrastructure projects in the hundreds of millions.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Review plans & specifications to determine scope of work and to define project requirements
  • Develop complete estimates on small, medium and large heavy civil construction projects
  • Provide technical writing when required for RFP submissions


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyze the project and estimate requirements and establish a plan for developing the estimate
  • Review scope of work, identify subcontractor packages and secure subcontract tenders for inclusion in the estimate
  • Estimate all self-perform items (labour, equipment, materials etc.)
  • Prepare a complete estimate in Hard Dollar
  • Prepare an estimate risk analysis and present estimate details via a bid review meeting to the Estimating Manager and General Manager
  • Work in collaboration with partners on joint venture major project pursuits (request for qualifications and request for proposals)



  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience developing estimates for small to large heavy civil construction projects in the lower mainland, focused on underground utilities and roadworks
  • Experience preparing estimates in HCSS, Hard Dollar or Bid2Win is an asset
  • Strong Microsoft Word, Excel, and MS Projects skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, outstanding time management, prioritization, multitasking, and organizational skills
  • Strong work ethic - ability to work in a confidential, fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
  • Valid Driver’s License


BEL Contracting and NorLand Limited are committed to equity, diversity and inclusion in our recruitment and hiring practices.

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