Sheet Metal Estimator – Pickering ON – $22/hr. – $30/hr.

Value Edge Employment is hiring for Sheet Metal Estimator for our client (leading auto part manufacturer) in Pickering Ontario.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review and understand job specifications and drawings and follow through with estimating process to develop competitive bids
  • Prepare customer RFQs to be estimated by gathering specifications, proposals, blueprints, and related documents as required. Reviewing RFQs for both deliverable and quality requirements
  • Identifies labor, time, material, equipment, and subcontractor pricing requirements
  • Understanding the labor variances between project types and apply appropriate correction factors.
  • Create and submit clear and full proposals to customer in a timely manner
  • Utilize internal ERP system to maintain cost structure
  • Manage multiple estimates at the same time
  • Communicate with customer to gather information, clarify specifications, wording, etc
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Self-motivated with strong willingness and ability to learn and be challenged
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Works effectively in a team environment


  • Preference of 5-8 years in quoting and estimating
  • Preference of 3-5 years in custom metal fabrication industry
  • Post-secondary education in mechanical/engineering studies is required
  • Understanding of the required labor hours in custom metal fabrication
  • Good knowledge of welding, machining, sheet metal fabrication, polishing and other inter-related trades
  • Any shop experience in custom metal fabrication is a plus
  • Experience with AutoCAD (Lantek is a plus)
  • Effective communication skills (English)


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