Electrical Estimator/Project Coordinator

Cobourg, ON
Company Name
Ferguson Electric
Company Overview: 

For over 15 years Ferguson Electric has built a solid reputation as a leading electrical contractor in Central/Eastern Ontario.  Based in Cobourg, Ferguson has developed relationships with general contractors and clients focused on service and quality workmanship.  The company has played a leading role in Central and Eastern Ontario on commercial/industrial projects varying in size from $20,000 to $5.0M.  Ferguson Electric is a progressive employer and proud of its ability to retain loyal, long-service employees through its fair approach to teamwork and respect for work-life balance.


To achieve its goal of continued growth, the company wishes to add an experienced Project Coordinator/Estimator to its team.  The position is a key one for Ferguson Electric and will involve considerable responsibility and potential for the right candidate. 




Responsibilities : 

The Project Coordinator/Estimator’s duties will include estimating tenders, small jobs and change notices, attending site meetings and meetings with customers & consultants, scheduling and managing work forces, crews and resources, managing sub-contractors & suppliers, obtaining quotes and purchasing, managing service calls and time & material work, building relationships with suppliers, sub-contractors and customers (i.e. attending social industry functions with President on occasion), as well as taking responsibility for the success of projects or tasks under his control, and creating and submitting of drawings for approval and tracking the same.


The ideal candidate will be a licensed electrician who has progressed to management and can provide technical support to the field crew when required.  Alternately, the candidate may not be a licensed electrician (given the right circumstances and background) but instead may be technically trained or educated (i.e. Electrical Technician or Technologist).  This individual must have an outgoing personality and be able to sell, who is comfortable meeting new people and building relationships.  They will also be computer literate and familiar with MS Office, MS Project and Accubid programs.   Ideally this person will have estimating experience and be familiar with Jonas management software.  Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) are important.

Specific Requirements:

§   3 years’ experience in the electrical field, some of that in estimating roles.

§   An Electrician License is an asset.

§   Proven ability to read and interpret drawings, contracts, spec sheets, and manuals.

§   Experience with, or working knowledge of, Accubid Estimating software and MS Office/MS Project.

§   Top-notch communication and interpersonal skills.

§   Advanced problem-solving ability.

§   Attention to detail and a clear understanding of technical issues.

§   A focus on customer service.

§   A valid Ontario Driver’s Licence and access to a vehicle.

§   Personal qualities that embody the company’s values: Professionalism, Honesty, Integrity, Teamwork, Loyalty.

An attractive remuneration package is offered including base salary, health and dental benefits, RRSP matching program.

 Candidates from Canada only, please!  Candidates with the experience and qualifications required are invited to email their cover letter and resume toangelab@kathbern.com.  We thank all who apply, but only those most closely meeting our client’s requirements will be contacted.

Permanent full-time
Education Requirements: 

Formal education:  Completion of university degree or college diploma.

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