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Location: Timmins Office

City: Timmins

Province: ON

Job Type: Full-time

Caron Equipment is a leading construction company known for its commitment to excellence and innovation. We provide high-quality service solutions to our valued clients. As we continue to expand our operations, we are seeking a talented and detail-oriented Estimator/Coordinator to join our dynamic team.

Job Description: As an Estimator/Coordinator at Caron Equipment, you will be a key contributor to our project success by providing accurate cost estimates and coordinating various aspects of our projects. This role demands meticulous attention to detail, exceptional communication skills, and the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams. You will work closely with project managers, clients, and suppliers to ensure projects are executed within budget and adhere to designated timelines.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop estimates in accordance with Company procedures, including quantity take-off from construction drawings where applicable.

  • Analyze project specifications, drawings, and requirements in preparation for pricing and analyze subcontractor requirements.

  • Review project sites prior to price preparation.

  • Identify inherent risks and opportunities, including strategies to create a competitive edge.

  • Collaborate with clients or consultants to address issues that require clarification or elaboration.

  • Develop a preliminary project construction schedule as a basis for pricing time-related activities utilizing input from subcontractors and internal staff.

  • Prepare a summary of issues and participate in a detailed estimate review.

  • Lead/participate in the closing of the estimate and submission of the tender.

  • Assist in the development of post-tender submissions and in negotiations as required.

  • Perform any estimate-related oral and/or written communications with clients.

  • Obtain pricing from suppliers and subcontractors, compiling information into the estimate.

  • Formulate all costs for tender submission – labor, equipment, material, rentals, and subcontracts.

  • Oversee the distribution of appropriate documentation upon the award of the project.

  • Collaborate with Operations to drive project success and learning.

  • Perform Post Bid / Post Project Analysis completion and ensure associated learning and communication take place.

  • Assist with Prequalification submissions, RFQ’s, and RFI’s as required.

  • Protect all forms of proprietary information.

  • Maintain databases, including labor rates, material pricing, and project costs, for future reference.

  • Be responsible for the accuracy of bid cost to actual cost of work performed.


Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Minimum 7-10 years of experience completing estimates for large civil and municipal construction projects.

  • Extensive experience in heavy civil infrastructure.

  • University Degree, College Diploma, or Trades Background – or equivalent experience.

  • Ability to read and understand construction drawings and documents.

  • Good knowledge of job cost fundamentals for typical items and scopes where design and/or schematics have been provided.

  • Demonstrated computer software proficiency – MS Excel/Word.

  • Experience with estimating software.

  • Proven organizational skills.

  • Ability to time manage and formulate plans to meet multiple deadlines within a high-pressure work environment.

  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment.

  • Valid driver’s license and ability to travel as required.

  • Adaptable to a flexible work schedule when required to meet deadlines.



  • Competitive salary.

  • Comprehensive health, dental, and retirement benefits.

  • Professional development opportunities.

  • Collaborative and supportive work environment.

  • Opportunity to work on exciting and challenging projects.


How to Apply: Please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience to





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