CAREERS: Abatement Estimator / Project Manager


Wednesday October 11th, 2023

Abatement Estimator / Project Manager

Actes Environmental Ltd., specializes in commercial, industrial and institutional abatement projects as well as site remediations, including the disposal of all hazardous materials. Our key personnel are recognized as industry leaders and maintain an active network of support information. With over 20 years experience, ACTES continues to be a respected part of the BC Construction Industry.

We are looking for a new team member to fill the position of Estimator/Project Manager reporting to the Operations Manager. In this role you will will produce estimates for a wide range of environmental and abatement competitive tenders. Upon successful award, you will manage and be responsible for the project from start to finish.

• Review plans & specifications to determine scope of work and to define project requirements
• Develop complete estimates for tender submissions on small, medium, and large environmental and abatement projects
• All aspects of project performance; startup, cost, schedule, change management, quality, safety, environmental, client interface, operations, billing, and closeout
• Communication with clients and stakeholders to develop and maintain solid, long-term relationships

• Review scope of work, identify subcontractor packages and secure subcontract tenders
• Review specifications, pricing, and competitive subcontractor quotes received for accuracy
• Review drawings and produce take-offs using Bluebeam software
• Create detailed estimates for clients with all required items, labour, equipment, materials etc.
• Full cycle project management of successful tenders, accepting responsibility for all aspects of the project performance
• Jointly manage the on-site construction elements with on-site Supervisor
• Support soil and groundwater management and other environmental programs on construction sites
• Observe onsite abatement practices, air monitoring, stormwater management, hazardous waste storage, dewatering, and general compliance with EHS specifications
• Provide reports regarding abatement of hazardous materials such as lead-based paint, PCBs, and asbestos, as required
• Claims and change order management while working with the client and consultant to find the best solution
• Be the client and stakeholder single point of contact and ensure client relationships are prioritized
• Organize job costing summaries at project close out to maintain a library of historical unit rates for future reference while preparing tenders

Must have hazardous materials abatement experience
• Minimum 2 years of Project Management and Estimator experience producing quotes, in the construction sector with hazardous material management
• Ability to read blueprint/construction drawings
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Outlook
• Knowledge with MS Project, an asset
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, outstanding time management, prioritization, and organizational skills
• Ability to effectively manage customer relations, customer issues, complaints and inquiries while providing excellent customer service
• Strong work ethic – ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines while finding solutions to problems
• Team player – must value the support of those around them and look for opportunities to help others succeed
• Valid Driver’s License


We thank all who apply, but only the most qualified applicants will be contacted

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