Estimator | Groupe Océan

Estimator, Québec

Estimator, Québec

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Reporting to the Director – Business Development and Estimation, the incumbent will be responsible for cost and price estimation related to shipbuilding and repair activities.


  • Communicate with client representatives to clarify their needs and provide an accurate and appropriate cost estimate;
  • Negotiate with client representatives to reach a signed contract;
  • Transmit technical requirements, needs and other information necessary for the preparation of a proposal to other Ocean Group sectors of activity, subcontractors and suppliers;
  • In collaboration with the purchasing department, request detailed quotes from other sectors of Ocean Group, subcontractors and suppliers to complete the estimation;
  • Estimate project costs as accurately as possible;
  • Identify, gather and complete the various documents required to respond to calls for tenders;
  • Plan and lead bid closures and present the service offers to the Assistant Directors before transmission to clients;
  • Plan the stages of the work to establish the estimated costs in collaboration with operations;
  • Research potential projects;
  • Complete preliminary contracts using templates provided by the company;
  • Create and maintain sound business relationships with existing and potential clients;
  • Participate and support the activities of the Health, Safety and Environment Management System.


  • College degree in mechanical engineering, naval architecture or any combination of relevant training;
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in the marine field;
  • Experience in project management (an asset);
  • Excellent command of the Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Bilingualism in French and English, oral and written.


  • Permanent job – 37.5 hours per week;
  • Paid vacations during the holiday season;
  • Full range of fringe benefits;
  • Free employee assistance program available to the whole family;
  • Deferred Profit Sharing Plan (DPSP);
  • Access to a bonus program;
  • Social club;
  • Great geographical environment, in the heart of the Old Port of Québec.
NB: Ocean Group subscribes to an Equality Access Program and invites women, visible minorities, First Nations and Inuit people and persons with disabilities to apply. The masculine form is used in this document for conciseness purposes only. We believe in the principle of employment equity and are open to measures of accommodation in the selection process.


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