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Job Title: Estimator / Project manager

Location: Surrey, British Columbia

We are currently seeking a Coatings Estimator / Project manager to join the Park Derochie (Seaside) team. This career opportunity is a full time permanent position based in our Surrey, British Columbia office.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:


  • Prepare complete estimates for selected projects with detailed review of proposal specifications, drawings, take-off information, pre-bid jobsite walkthroughs, contracting and the like. Use computer programs where applicable for estimating process.
  • Compute cost factors and prepare estimates; planning, organizing, and scheduling work, preparing bids and determining cost effectiveness.
  • Conduct special studies to develop and establish standard hour and related cost data or effective cost reductions.
  • Work with Sales Team to develop sales plan for the branch/area; also assist in the development and presentation of major project presentations to customers.
  • Keep abreast of competitive activity including products and technologies.
  • Communicate with customers and superintendents on design changes, value engineering, budget variation, and scheduling.
  • Prioritize and plan work activities; use time efficiently; plan for additional resources; develop realistic action plans.
  • Work within approved budget; track job costs, develop and implement cost savings measures; contribute to profits and revenues; understand business implications of decisions; align work with strategic goals; ensure project profitability/labor and material rate of return.
  • Perform additional assignments per Supervisor’s direction.
  • Ensure that all preventive and corrective actions performed for the project/site are resolved in a timely manner that satisfy all client, regulator and company quality requirements.
  • Review and ensure that project/site quality documentation is issued and maintained per client, regulatory and company quality requirements.
  • Inspect and document contract installation/service workmanship in accordance with company standards and documents.
  • Assist supervisors and Foremen in following up on unacceptable inspections to ensure work is completed to satisfactory levels.
  • Maintain appropriate records for management review.


  • Ideal candidate should have 3+ years related experience with industrial Coatings Project Management and Estimating, Coatings Quality Assurance and Quality Control.
  • Must be NACE 1 Certified
  • Strong PC Skills in Estimating software and MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Excellent communication skills including speaking and writing clearly and informatively
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good planning and organizational skills to balance and prioritize work
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to travel as needed to support the job

Park Derochie is proud to be an equal opportunity employer with a long serving workforce which includes diverse cultural backgrounds and encourages resumes from all qualified individuals. Preference will be given to candidates who most closely meet the knowledge, skills, and competencies outlined.

Please note that positions listed are available to Canadian citizens, permanent residents or those with a current, open work permit only.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest in these positions; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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