Project Manager/ Estimator - HVAC

HVAC / CVAC Surrey, British Columbia


Position at Ainsworth

If you thrive in a team-oriented workplace that challenges your skills, to drive your career development, embraces diversity and rewards innovation, with competitive pay and great employee programs, join the Lathams, an Ainsworth company, the team today!

Position Summary:

Ainsworth Company, is currently seeking an Estimator, to join our growing team in Downtown Vancouver. Reporting directly to the Contracts Division Manager, the role will be responsible for estimating and commercial renovations and retrofits by independently and accurately pricing jobs from start to finish. 


  • Review prints and project specifications for estimating purposes
  • Understanding of mechanical drawings for estimating and pricing
  • Assemble detailed and accurate quality take-offs and cost estimates
  • Develop project material budgeting by gathering costs for the various items needed to complete the project
  • Obtaining equipment and sub contractor pricing
  • Preparing final estimate for review
  • Visiting job sites for estimating purposes and reviews of estimates on actual jobs
  • Ordering equipment and specialty material at the start of the job
  • Issuing contracts/PO’s to the sub contractors
  • Preparing change orders, following up on them and processing them once accepted
  • Ability to do several smaller jobs at the same time
  • Prepare estimating data for new systems and allowances


  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in construction/engineering degree, or an appropriate field. A combination of education and work experience will be considered
  • 2+ years of experience in estimating
  • Excellent organization skills.
  • Effective communication and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical specifications and mechanical drawings.
  • Familiar with plumbing and boiler codes.

While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Latham, an Ainsworth Company is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. Qualified designated group members are encouraged to apply as any reasonable accommodation of qualifications will be considered as per our Accommodation Policy, available upon request.

Latham, an Ainsworth Company is an integrated multi-trade company, offering end-to-end services and solutions for all asset maintenance and refurbishment requirements of our customers. We are continually striving to create better and more advanced products as well as provide the highest quality service. We are rapidly growing and need talented professionals to help drive our vision at becoming the best multi-trade company in the country! Join us…. Make a difference.