Estimator - CDI Construction Drilling

NorLand Limited consists of multiple specialized businesses working together as one team towards common goals. We have the unique ability to undertake complex, multi-faceted public and private sector projects within a single contract. Our businesses have been making Anything. Possible. for over 65 years!


CDI (Construction Drilling Inc.), a division of NorLand Limited, is a drilling contractor and drill equipment rental company based in Duncan, BC. CDI is looking for a team member to fill the position of Estimator reporting to the Pre-Construction Manager. This is an exciting opportunity to learn and work on a wide range of complex and unique heavy civil infrastructure competitive tenders.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Work with the estimating team to access, assess, estimate and submit complete proposals for drilling and foundation scopes
  • Access client documents, download to proper locations and keep in organized fashion
  • Maintain an accurate compilation of RFP addendums
  • Review plans & specifications to determine scope of work and to define project requirements
  • Complete quantity takeoffs
  • Work with estimating team to establish a plan for developing the estimate
  • Secure subcontract and material tenders for inclusion in the estimate
  • Identify possible project risks
  • Work in collaboration with partners on joint venture major project pursuits (request for qualifications and request for proposals)



  • Degree or diploma in engineering or engineering technology (civil or geotechnical), or construction management with 3+ years of experience
  • Confident communicator
  • Proficient with MS Office Software, with advanced skills in Excel
  • AutoCAD skills preferred
  • Good work ethic and a willingness to learn


Expected salary range: $70K - $80K (dependent on internal parity and candidate's skill, qualification, and experience relevant to the role)


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