Houle Electric Limited
  • 12-Apr-2018 to 11-Jun-2018 (PST)
  • Burnaby, BC, CAN
  • Full Time

About Houle:

Houle is BC's most trusted name in electrical contracting. Founded in 1944, Houle prides itself on a tradition of excellence for our industrial, commercial and institutional customers. In addition to electrical contracting, we are renowned for our project management & design skills across all of our divisions including Security, Data Networks, Industrial, Building Controls, and Electrical Preventative Maintenance. We also provide 24-hour emergency service. 

About the position:

Currently, Houle's Burnaby Regional Office is searching for an experienced and driven Estimator to join our Service and Power Quality Division.

The successful candidate will report directly to the Division Manager and will work closely with the field team (superintendent, foremen, and installers) and with the assigned office support (coordinators, designers, technicians, and accounting) to achieve project performance, budget and schedule targets.

The Estimator performs a wide range of duties and is responsible for the original estimate to win the job. Once the job has been won the Estimator is responsible for smooth handoff to the Project Manager and Foreman.


  • An electrical trades certificate or electrical engineering degree
  • Experience as a Service Electrician or working for a small electrical company an asset
  • 3 - 5 years proven electrical estimating experience and/or credentials, in particular in quoting small Commercial/Residential/Industrial projects of up to $250,000
  • Experience with Accubid software (Accubid Pro, Change Order) an asset
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability effectively interact with the public and at all levels of the organization
  • Good organizational skills
  • Good computer skills including MS Office
  • Currently working in the Lower Mainland area with an established local network as asset

You have a 'can do' natural right attitude and are always willing to learn.  You are a bright, ambitious, honest, and straight forward professional. Your personable nature will fit well within the friendly working environment.

The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience. Houle offers an exciting, enjoyable work environment, competitive benefits package and many company sponsored events.

Please apply via our website by visiting: https://www.houle.ca/current-career-opportunities/ and clicking on the listing for "Estimator, Service & Power Quality". This opportunity will remain open until filled. 

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