Estimating · Bedford, Nova Scotia
Department Estimating
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

rcs Construction is a family-orientated General Contractor that has thrived for the past 25 years building exciting commercial construction projects throughout the Atlantic region.

As a medium sized, innovative and communicative company, we heavily invest in our communities and employees. We pride ourselves in supporting and developing our employees through training, assisting those who wish to attain professional designations, having an open-door policy with senior leadership team, and helping employees advance their careers.


We have an exciting opportunity for an Estimator to join our team, based out of Bedford, NS. The ideal candidate is experienced in estimating, takes great pride in their work, provides inventive solutions, and always puts clients’ needs first.


What you’ll do:

  • Analyze blueprints, specifications, RFP’s, trade proposals and other documentation.
  • Prepare cost estimates and proposals for various construction projects.
  • Prepare multiple estimates simultaneously.
  • Conduct job site assessments.
  • Form great trade relationships during the bid process.
  • Support the estimating and projects team as required.
  • Invest the hours required to create winning bids.


What you need:

  • Experience as a commercial construction estimator with a General Contractor is considered an asset.
  • Hold a relevant college diploma (i.e., Architect Engineering Construction Management) or equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Excellent evaluation, organization and negotiation skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • PQS, CET or Estimator Gold Seal designations will be considered assets.
  • Familiarity with Building Connected, Planswift, AutoCAD, Revit or other similar construction software would also be considered an asset. 

What you’ll get:

  • competitive salary
  • an iPhone & laptop
  • group health & dental benefits & EAP
  • a registered pension plan with matching portion
  • free coffee and snacks
  • on-site gym
  • professional development opportunities
  • fun corporate events

If you are interested in joining our dynamic team, check out our website for better insight into who we are: and apply directly through the Careers page. We prefer applications to be submitted digitally, but will gladly accept the tried and true paper method if that is what works best for you.

Please let us know in your application if you require any accommodations. We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to ensuring we provide an inclusive environment for everyone.


Check out the video page on our website to get a peek into life at rcs!


We hope to hear from you soon!

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  • Location
    Bedford, Nova Scotia
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