Mechanical & Piping Estimator

EstimatingFull TimePort Coquitlam, BC

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Brymark Installations Group Inc. (Brymark) is a multi-discipline industrial general contracting company with its primary focus in piping, structural and mechanical system installation for B.C.’s petro-chemical, bulk material handling, power generation, mining, and pulp and paper industries. We also provide a variety of related services, including civil, maintenance, demolition and project management. Since 1983, Brymark Installations has been building its reputation for integrity, reliability and expertise in tackling challenging projects. Brymark is a B.C. owned and operated company and is also proud to be a member of Carlson Construction Group.

We are looking for a motivated individual who is committed to growing their professional career at Brymark while gaining valuable knowledge and experience through a variety of assignments.


  • Perform complete estimates for multi-discipline projects from receipt of bid package through final bid review, including site visits, scope determination, material take-offs, risk analysis, labour productivity analysis, and constructability analysis
  • Participate in analysis of specifications for large lump sum and construction management projects to determine overall project requirements (codes, bonding, insurance, etc.), scope limits/boundaries, and the review of contract documents
  • Develop and issue RFQ/RFP packages to subtrades and vendors to obtain competitive pricing, and select the best trade contractor pricing upon comprehensive review, analysis, and evaluation
  • Assemble conceptual/budget estimates based on historical project information and benchmarking
  • Follow all established estimating procedures and methods for staff to use in the preparation of estimates
  • Full accountability for work scope in small-to-large estimates or a component of larger estimates
  • Prepare preliminary construction schedules (milestone dates, integration points) and workforce loading documents
  • Develop and maintain relationships with all clients and stakeholders, especially trade contractors for price advantages
  • Maintain and update trade contractor database information
  • Identify risks/opportunities associated with contract/project documents and execution strategies, and propose mitigations and cost savings
  • Analyze, understand, and incorporate project-specific requirements, site, schedule, and market conditions/constraints into estimates
  • Professionally hand-over estimates to the construction execution team and support on projects as necessary, including developing change order pricing


  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a similar role: estimating pipefitting, ironworking, and millwright projects.
  • Postsecondary diploma or degree in a related discipline or Technical School certification (Including Trade Certification) in an appropriate discipline – a combination of education, training, and experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Teams), MS Project, and Adobe/Bluebeam
  • Familiarity with Primavera P6, On-Screen Takeoff, HCSS are considered assets
  • Industrial site experience working with the pipefitting, ironworking, and millwright trades
  • Understanding of Structural Steel, Mechanical Equipment, and Piping erection best practices
  • Understanding of union agreements (Building Trades)
  • Advanced construction/engineering document reading skills (Isometrics, P&ID’s, Flow Diagrams, General Arrangements) and a firm understanding of contract documents
  • Robust and confident negotiation skills
  • Occasional travel to perform site walkthroughs, site condition reviews, and in-progress project visits
  • Drivers abstract required for use of company vehicles


  • High personal, professional, and ethical standards
  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking/problem solving skills
  • Sound organizational and prioritization/time-management skills with a proven ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail, highly organized, and a team player in a collaborative environment
  • Professional oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

“We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Brymark Installations Group Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity and inclusion.”

Brymark Installations Group Inc. does not accept and is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited résumés from agencies. Agencies should not submit resumes in response to this posting, to Brymark employees or any associated company location.