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Construction and Development Coordinator (RFA Developments) Toronto, ON

RFA Developments

Company Profile

RFA Developments was founded in 2016 as a stand-alone construction and development company providing construction and development services to RFA Capital and to 3rd Party owners, investors and property managers.

Position Title

Construction and Development Coordinator

Work Location

Toronto, ON

Overview / Job Summary

Exciting opportunity to work on new development, construction, value add and renovation projects in a mix of asset classes. Be a part of a growing real estate and development team that values entrepreneurial vision and professional excellence. Work in a collaborative environment with other like-minded professionals.

Roles and Responsibilities

Project Management:

Assist construction and development teams with all facets of project management including but not limited to:

  • Project delivery from concept to occupancy
  • Attend construction site meetings and take minute meetings
  • Prepare project schedules – MS project
  • Assist with project budgeting and procurement
  • Contract review and negotiation with contractors, supplier and consultants
  • Construction Insurance and Bonding
  • Prepare and issue contracts and sub contracts
  • Project cost control
  • Quality control
  • Change Management – CCN, CO, Review, negotiating, tracking
  • Monthly cost monitoring
  • Payment certification
  • Contract close out


Works directly with project consultants to facilitate project delivery. Includes:

  • Project scope definition
  • Procurement of services
  • Preparation and negotiation of consultant agreements
  • Coordination of consultant meetings
  • Contract administration
  • Progress draws and payment reviews


Involved in all project and on-going business administration as follows:

  • Construction project administration
  • Contract documentation management
  • Attend owner/consultant/contractor meetings
  • Manage team meeting agenda, scheduling, and meeting minutes
  • Liaise and collaborate with RFA Developments and RFA Capital Directors, Partners, associates

Clients / Investors:

Interfaces directly with clients and investor groups to execute on project deliverables:

  • Communications management planning
  • Stakeholder requirements
  • Monthly reporting – financial and project updates


Development and construction estimating including:

  • Leverage construction cost indexes and market data to facilitate budget and feasibility analysis
  • Review cost estimates and accuracy

Skills and Competencies

Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to clearly communicate Understanding of various project delivery models – Construction management, design-bid-build, stipulated price. Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines Strategic thinker Analytical Problem solver.

Education and Experience

Degree in Project Management, Architectural Technology, Construction Management, Engineering or Business Administration Recent Graduate – entry level position Complementary Information.

How to Apply for This Position

Submit cover letter and resume via email to:

Release Date: 2018-01-23

Electrical Estimator (EllisDon) Mississauga, ON


Company Profile

At EllisDon, we’re constantly pushing the limits - propelling ourselves toward bigger and better opportunities, while exploring new market sectors and services. So it only seems natural that we'd hire people who have their own voice and aren't afraid to use it. They follow a path of continuous learning with an innovative spirit that leads them to be recognized as leaders in the industry. We hire these types of people knowing they are as diverse as we are, and they come on board because they share our core values. Then we simply give them the freedom to take their career (and EllisDon) further.

Position Title

Electrical Estimator

Work Location



Thinking about a change?

We recognize that the construction industry is changing at a rapid pace and we continually strive to be at the forefront. Our core values empower people to deliver great careers and develop creative solutions for complex problems on some of the most intricate projects. It doesn’t matter what your expertise and craft is – there are no boundaries. We are a group of leading professionals with a variety of expertise: engineers, investment bankers, superintendents, estimators, software engineers, accountants, lawyers, marketing and communications consultants, sustainability professionals, and project managers. As you can see, we are a diverse bunch.

Roles and Responsibilities

You as an Electrical Estimator will:

  • Conduct quantity take-offs, material price lists updating, labour productivity analyses, unit rate analyses
  • Review electrical drawings and documents to determine scope of work and requirements
  • Research/Update historical data (purchase orders, subcontracts, productivity analysis reports, etc.) and compile summary reports to assist in future estimates
  • Work in collaboration with the Estimating team to create bid packages and prepare for closings
  • Support the Estimating team where needed

Skills and Competencies

  • Ability to analyze data
  • Ability to navigate different estimating softwares
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Develop relationships with external vendors
  • Enjoy working in a team environment

Education and Experience

Is this the right role for you?

  • 3-6 years of electrical estimating experience
  • Ability to interpret mechanical and electrical drawings and contract documents
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to create and maintain strong relationships

How to Apply

Apply directly via our website:

Release Date: 2018-03-05

Senior Estimator (Ledcor) Vancouver, BC


Company Profile

The Ledcor Group of Companies is one of North America’s most diversified construction companies, serving the building, heavy industrial, civil and Infrastructure, mining, pipeline, power and communications sectors. Ledcor also owns operations in aviation, forestry, marine transportation services, property investment, and wastewater treatment. Ledcor employs more than 7000 people in over 20 offices across North America.

Since 1947 Ledcor has been growing with its clients and partners: Forward. Together. Find out how at

Position Title

Senior Estimator

Work Location



As a Senior Estimator you will oversee and create estimate packages in relation to quantity take offs, costing, sub trades solicitation and document control. Your 6+ years of estimating experience have equipped you for this dynamic opportunity; you will autonomously organize and implement estimating activities involved in preparing conceptual budgets, detailed estimates, cost studies, and competitive bids.

Join Ledcor Technical Services in Vancouver, BC today!

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Implements and maintains Ledcor systems and procedures in relation to estimating
  • Performs general administrative and recordkeeping functions
  • Develops complete estimates on selected projects consisting of project site visit, quantity take-off, pricing, and presentation of the estimate for management review
  • Completes quantity take-offs for all areas of the estimate while ensuring the take-off is well notated for hand-over to the project team and includes safety and security requirements required by Ledcor policies and applicable legislation
  • Analyzes plans, specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare bid estimates for projects. Performs complete estimates on selected projects consisting of project site visit, quantity take-off, pricing, and presentation of the estimate for management review
  • Develops the schedule on which the estimate is based, requests input from the project team and various trades required
  • Applies knowledge and skills through the handling of complex problems and shares expertise with the bidding team in an ongoing effort to develop, recommend revisions and implement procedures, standards, rules and regulations
  • Evaluates and presents or supports the presentation of estimate proposals
  • Manages all aspects of the estimate
  • Prepares conceptual estimates by interpreting historical data
  • Assists in the selection and maintenance of subcontractors within a database
  • Provides guidance for non-estimating personnel on their estimating related requirements
  • Researches and analyzes cost data for review and presentation to management
  • Interfaces and communicates effectively (written and oral) with other estimating staff, all levels of management, clients and Industry contacts; contacts and develops business relationships with subcontractors and suppliers for pricing within estimates

Skills and Competencies

  • Extensive experience with HeavyBid (HCSS)
  • Has developed technical knowledge of modern construction practices, techniques and equipment
  • Understanding of construction documents and the ability to assess their completeness
  • Knowledge of construction costs and budgets, ability to develop project schedule
  • Has acquired the ability to work effectively within a team
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, project deadlines and locations
  • Ability to identify problems/issues, looks beyond the immediate problem to the wider implications and generates new solutions to complex problems
  • Creates and maintains formal networks internally and externally
  • Explains and presents complex ideas while anticipating potential challenges, prepares case accordingly to influence others
  • Ability to act as a facilitator and mentor, moves the team forward, may be a team leader or conduct performance management meetings for support or professional staff
  • Ability to close complex tenders/bids and proposals

Education and Experience

  • Completion of post secondary education with a diploma or degree related to Construction Management, Quantity Surveying, Estimating, Engineering, Telecom or related education
  • 6-8+ years of estimating and or related construction experience in outside plant/civil/telecommunications industries, in a variety of complex multi-discipline projects
  • Civil or Outside Plant construction experience

How to Apply

Apply online at

Alternatively, please feel free to reach out to Alex Pascuzzi at

Release Date: 2018-03-08