Dartmouth, NS

Canadian Maritime Engineering


Canadian Maritime Engineering Ltd. (CME). and its predecessor companies in The Russell Group have been operating for more than 30+ years. CME is a multi-faceted organization that services all marine and industrial companies including machining, mechanical, welding, fabrication and specialty coatings. CME’s strength lies in our work force of highly trained, experienced and knowledgeable employees who are capable of providing custom mechanical engineering and advanced industrial solutions to meet your specific needs. We are a well-known Canadian leader with a reliable team able to skillfully execute a wide range of projects in industries such as: Marine, Oil and Gas, Power Generation, and National Defense.

We’re looking for people who are committed to producing great work and enjoying themselves while doing it. We’re looking for people with ideas and energy who want to make an impact. We’re looking for people who will see the limitless opportunities for professional and personal development and seize them

Duties & Responsibilities

-Review, interpret, quantify, and analyze the work described in technical specification documents, construction plans, regulations, and drawings
-Produce labour, material and subcontractor price estimates for all required work.
-Develop material take-offs based on drawing review
-Solicit, collect and analyze subcontractor/vendor quotations associated with assigned proposal
-Provide comparison of cost to perform work in house versus utilization of subcontractors
-Attend pre-bid site visits as required.
-Present estimated costs, risks, and opportunities to management during the final review of assigned estimates
-Estimate cost of change orders as required
-Analyze past project data to determine proper equipment and labour requirements
-Assess risk factors and determine any potential costs and contingencies for bidding purposes
-Collaborate with engineering team and estimating manager to generate plans and technical proposal -details needed to create accurate cost estimates and compliant proposals.
-Develop detailed itemized listing of required work tasks based on review of bid request.
-Develop long lead and critical material list as required
-Assist with proposal preparations as required
-Review of Government and private industry tenders, specifications, and drawings on routine basis
-Project quoting, planning, management, completion and engineering on a variety of shipbuilding, hydropower, fabrication, welding, environmental remediation, and machining projects
-Scheduling and assigning manpower and managing subcontractor performance in an effort to deliver projects on budget & on-time
-Day to day job tracking and discovery
-Enhancing estimating processes by making estimating procedure more efficient
-Attend site visits and prepare documentation, including but not limited to estimates, tenders, bonds, EOI, LOI, RFP, RFQ, etc.
-Reviewing and updating company Policies, Processes and Communications
-Lead and communicate with staff, customers, and other support departments to ensure delivery of estimates on-time and on budget

Skills & Qualifications

-Must have minimum five years of related experience in Marine Construction/Repair and Welding Estimation
-Experience with government procurement RFQs and contracts considered a strong asset
-Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
-Excellent organizational and time management skills
-Intermediate Microsoft Office skill level
-Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common technical specifications and drawings
-Ability to travel occasionally to complete site visits

Working Conditions


$20 - $35/ Hour

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