• Location: Abbotsford, British Columbia
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #11888
  • Salary: CA$160,000 Per Hour

MatchBox Consulting Group is seeking a Civil Estimator to join our client in Abbottsford, BC.  

Our client, a civil construction contractor serving the lower mainland since for nearly 50 years, has evolved from a family startup into a multi-disciplined firm known for tackling complex projects with innovative techniques. Committed to the success of every unique project, they conduct thorough reviews of client requirements to explore all possible improvements. Their competitive edge and value-added engineering solutions make them a standout choice for civil construction needs.


  • Prepare accurate and competitive estimates for civil engineering projects, analyzing plans, specifications, and documentation.
  • Perform detailed quantity takeoffs and evaluate labor, material, and equipment costs to determine overall project costs.
  • Solicit and review bids from subcontractors and suppliers, and compile bid packages for submission.
  • Identify potential risks and opportunities, providing recommendations for mitigating risks.
  • Maintain organized records of all estimates and bid documents, collaborating closely with project managers, engineers, and other team members.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and market conditions, effectively communicating with clients to understand project requirements and address questions.


  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in civil estimating or a related construction role.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field.
  • Proficiency in estimating software (e.g., Bluebeam, ProEst, PlanSwift) and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong analytical and mathematical skills, with keen attention to detail.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and critical problem-solving abilities.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects, working effectively both independently and as part of a team.

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About MatchBox

Headquartered in downtown Vancouver and serving clients nationally, MatchBox is one of the leading recruitment and solutions firms that specializes in the fields of IT & Technology, Engineering & Technical, Real Estate & Construction, and Accounting & Finance. We offer unrivaled expertise with our team's extensive experience in the recruitment and professional services industry. We are dedicated to building great connections and creating strong opportunities within the workforce and the labor market.


Equal Opportunities

MatchBox is committed to providing equal opportunities for all applicants. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, including members of minority groups such as racialized individuals, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+ individuals, and Indigenous peoples. It is a priority for us that all candidates are treated fairly and without discrimination. Our recruitment teams receive ongoing training on using objective criteria for evaluating candidates and other related topics to create an inclusive and welcoming environment for all.


Work Permits

Please note that we require all interested candidates to obtain the necessary work permits from the Government of Canada prior to submitting an application. This position is open exclusively to individuals residing in Canada and legally authorized to work in Canada. Applications not meeting these criteria will not be considered.


Further Consideration

We receive a high volume of applications and are only able to contact candidates who are selected for further consideration.


Find out more at www.matchboxhr.com

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