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  • Thunder Bay
  • Salary: $45,760.00 per year
  • 2022-05-17

ServiceMaster of Thunder Bay

ServiceMaster of Thunder Bay has partnered up with the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation to provide an exciting opportunity open to graduates of Confederation College!

New Job Posting: Estimator

Our Organization is looking for a driven and organized individual to fill the role of an Estimator at our Thunder Bay Location. We are looking for an energetic candidate who possesses the ability to learn quickly and has an extremely high attention to detail. This position is based out of our Office Located at 1166 Russell Street and includes working very closely with our Project Managers. Files start with an initial inspection report and go
through completion of estimates and uploading them to our insurance
partners for review.

This opportunity is proudly supported by Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation and is funded through the Workforce Development Program. Eligibility requirements of the program can be found here: 

To qualify for this role; Specific Candidate Criteria:

  • Candidate must be a new entrant into the workforce, are transitioning to a new career, or the unemployed or underemployed who are entering a new field.
  • Candidate must have not previously participated in an NOHFC funded internship in the 2020 Mandate.
  • Candidate must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Candidate must be legally eligible to work in Canada.
  • Once hired, the candidate must reside in the Northern Ontario community in which they are employed.


  • Any computer experience is an asset; we use insurance insurance-based programs like Xactimate
  • Solid understanding of construction practices is an asset
  • Strong analytical skills and construction detailing practices with great attention to
    detail & the ability to recognize discrepancies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong work ethic -willing to do what it takes to get the job done
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Outstanding time management, prioritization, multitasking, and organizational skills

The Estimators are directly responsible for:
1. To Generate initial reports with the data provided and send/upload to third parties
2. Ensure core documentation was provided for every project they are working on
3. Ensure timelines are met for reporting and estimating

  • Generate estimates by entering sub trade quotes, developing the estimate with the
    provided work scope and building a drawing from the sketch provided.
  • Identify and collaborate labour , material, and time sheets as required to meet the
    specific projects specifications and verify that the estimates reflect the job costing.
  • Consult with Project Manager to address concerns and inquire on missing
    documentation in a constructive manor.
  • Maintain close support with subcontractors and suppliers to ensure that estimates are accurate and provided in as required.
  • Review projects, plans & specifications to determine scope of work and to generate an accurate and complete estimate.
  • Acquire on the job knowledge of different Service Level Agreements and develop
    method to ensure estimates meet the specific guidelines.
  • Contribute to a healthy partnership with Project Managers and Administration Staff.
  • Effectively and efficiently communicate with Project Managers on estimate revision.
  • Monitor estimate timelines and ensure thorough communication practices to meet

Job Details:
Job Type: Full-time, Monday-Friday, Participate in On-Call Rotation
Job Type: One Year Contract through NOHFC – Potential for long term employment
Salary: $45,760.00 per year
Benefits: Available after 3 months of employment

Job Requirements:
Candidates shall have a valid driver’s license with a good driving abstract
Candidates shall have a clean criminal background check
Candidates shall meet the outlined requirements as outlined by NOHFC on page 1
Candidates must be able to work in a team environment

How to apply:
If you feel you are qualified for this role, please submit your resume through to:
Joel Ritchie
ServiceMaster of Thunder Bay
Please use “Estimator” in the subject line.

Only candidates who are most qualified for the position and meet the mandatory
Candidate Criteria will be contacted.

As ServiceMaster continues to grow our operations in Thunder Bay and surrounding
areas, we are certainly excited to meet the next member of our team and help that
individual grow and flourish as they enter the field of Estimator!

We look forward to hearing for you!

To apply for this job email your details to

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