Senior Substation Estimator

This is an exciting time to join EPTCON! EPTCON (Electrical Power and Transmission Construction) has joined PowerTel, PowerTraxx, and OneLine Engineering under the Columbus Utility Services banner to build a full scope utility organization serving Canada.

EPTCONís mission is to provide the highest quality, best in class service; professionally, honestly and ethically with the goal of complete customer satisfaction for a fair price. To establish lasting relationships with our customers by being flexible, exceeding our customerís expectations, and continuously setting new standards of efficiency and effectiveness in safety and quality.

EPTCON is recruiting for a Senior Substation Estimator to join its team in Aurora, Ontario. Reporting to the Estimating Manager, you will work closely with EPTCONís team delivering high voltage electrical contracting services. EPTCON will consider qualified candidates from across Canada for this role.


  • Prepare accurate detailed and economical material and labor cost estimates for review by the Estimating Manager;
  • Obtain quotes from suppliers and subcontractors to support estimates;
  • Prepare and maintain appropriate documentation to support estimate preparation and review;
  • Coordinate with management and review estimates and create proposals;
  • Assist in tendering procedures and review of contracts;
  • Prepare turnover packages to Construction management;
  • Assist in the successful growth of EPTCON through accurate and complete project estimations.

Education and Experience

  • A background in electrical or civil estimating with related experience in power line/substation construction or similar;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Proficiency with spreadsheets together with an excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Excel;
  • Experience interpreting design drawings;
  • Post-secondary degree, diploma or equivalent in a related discipline would be considered an asset;
  • A strong network of suppliers and subcontractors with whom you will develop and maintain professional business relationships;
  • A reputation as a capable and friendly worker with a great attitude and interest in growing our business;
  • The ability to travel for work up to 10% of your time, and a current and valid Driverís license.

Interested candidates can forward their resume and cover letter including salary expectations to

We would request that you do not communicate with the company by phone.

Only those selected for interview will be contacted.


EPTCON Ltd. at Electricity Forum


560 Sheldon Drive
Cambridge, Ontario, Canada, N1T 0A4

EPTCON Ltd. (Electrical Power and Transmission Construction) is a specialized, privately held, high voltage electrical contracting firm that provides the highest quality in products and services for electrical utilities, independent power producers and large power users. Services include: Complete "Turn-Key" Systems that include Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Refurbishment, Testing, Commissioning, and Maintenance of Switch-yards, Substations and High Voltage Equipment Relay Panel Construction, Testing and Commissioning Modular Pre-wired Protection and Control Buildings Installation of Overhead Transmission and Distribution Lines Installation of Underground Transmission and Distribution Systems

Job Information

Date Posted


Job Type

Full Time

Career Level



Electrical Estimator



Cambridge, Ontario,