Estimating Administrator

Building people and communities together since 1905, Wright Construction is proud to be awarded Butler
“Builder of the Year” and “Top Volume Builder” in Canada multiple times over the last 10 years. Join us as we
work to be the preferred builder, employer, and trusted partner in our communities. Apply today!

We are:

With our head office in Saskatoon, Wright Construction represents the longest operating construction company in the Province of Saskatchewan and in the City of Saskatoon. Over three generations, Wright Construction has helped build this province and we are proud to have produced many landmarks across Western Canada, including the original buildings of the University of Saskatchewan, Hotel Saskatchewan in Regina, the Bessborough Hotel in Saskatoon and much more! We also have a satellite office in Calgary, Alberta.

Wright Construction performs General Contracting, Design Build, Public-Private-Partnerships (P3s) and Construction Management services. We excel in a variety of commercial, institutional, mixed use and industrial environments. Each year we complete hundreds of thousands of square feet of retail space for various developers and retail chains. Wright Construction is a strong competitor in the institutional sector providing services to schools and health boards across Saskatchewan and Alberta. Meanwhile, we are a Butler Buildings dealer and have erected approximately 6.5 million square feet of pre-engineered building space.We are:

What we offer you:

  • Be part of a leading construction company while investing in your career.
  • Competitive compensation package.
  • Industry leading employer paid pension program.
  • Pension matching program.
  • 100% Company paid benefit program (no co-sharing).
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program.
  • Commitment to learning – courses, resources and tools provided to all employees.
  • Professional and career development opportunities.
  • Paid volunteer opportunities to employees to support our passion of giving back to our communities.

We have an exciting opportunity available – We are seeking a full time Estimating Administrator to join our Estimating team in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. This is a one-year term position with the possibility of an extension or switch to a permanent position.


Reporting to the Chief Estimator, as the Estimating Administrator, you will provide general administrative support and help information flow smoothly to/from and within the estimating group.

Specific duties include but are not limited to:

  • Review and monitor multiple platforms for potential tenders.
  • Maintain relationships with subcontractors, architects, and clients.
  • Prepare, schedule, attend and assist in the tender strategy meetings, recording meeting minutes as required.
  • Receive, organize, and review all tender documents for completeness.
  • Assist in ensuring that bid forms and supplementary information are collected and ready for tender close.
  • Assist in distributing subtrade quotes.
  • Assist in maintaining up-to-date and accurate contact information for suppliers, sub-contractors, and clients.
  • Assist project management and operations teams with tender documents throughout construction process as required.
  • Other duties as required.

As an ideal candidate, you are:

  • Organized, you effectively manage your time while balancing multiple priorities.
  • A strong communicator, both oral and written.
  • An active listener, you seek to understand and listen to others without any judgement.
  • Detail oriented, you focus on detailed accuracy when dealing with high volume of work.
  • A team player, you contribute as a team member and share equally in the exchange or ideas and process outcomes.
  • Able to demonstrate a strong work ethic.

Essential Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in an administrative role.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in construction with knowledge of construction processes, verbiage and concepts.
  • Knowledgeable in using office equipment, Microsoft Office Programs and Estimating software.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Degree/Diploma in Architectural and Building Technology would be an asset.
  • Knowledge in commercial and industrial construction is preferred.
  • Previous experience working in estimating is an asset.

Are you a good match, and wish to join our team? Apply Today!

If you are interested in this opportunity and in joining our team, please submit your cover letter and resume to prior to May 15, 2024 or login to our website and create a profile to apply.

We thank all applicants for their interest in exploring employment opportunities with Wright Construction however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Contact Information


Wright Construction Western Inc

2919 Cleveland Ave
Saskatoon, SK S7K 8A9


605 – 5920 1A Street SW
Calgary, AB, T2H 0G3

Contact Details

Phone: 1-306-934-0440
Fax: 1-306-934-4747
Phone: 1-403-770-1310
Fax: 1-403-234-0596