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Career opportunities

Four Lakes is a growing company that invests in its employees. From our first-year apprentices to our foremen and office staff, we know that success comes from the hard work and skills of a dedicated team and we aim to build a work culture that fosters and recognizes strong work ethic, skills and innovation.


We are transparent with our fiscal performance and strongly believe that if the company does well, employees should share in the success.

Current Job postings

Position type: Permanent full-time 

Location: Burnaby, BC

Salary Range: $90,000 - $140,000 per year 

About this role 

We are seeking a permanent, full-time Senior Mechanical Estimator to join our office team. The position works alongside our senior management and site teams. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for estimating and project securement. This includes managing current tender documents, completing take-offs and cost assembly for estimates and contract variations, managing and coordinating with sub-trade and supplier teams and answering questions related to estimates. 

Essential duties 

  • Conduct cost estimates for mechanical contracting projects

  • Identify, manage and mitigate risks 

  • Manage current tender documents

  • Participate in estimating and project securement processes

  • Complete quantity take-offs and full cost assembly for estimates and contract variations

  • Manage and coordinate sub-trade and supplier teams to ensure work is carried out on site in accordance with specifications and construction schedule

  • Answer questions related to estimates and risk identification, management  and mitigation 

  • Assist project managers during pre-construction with cost analysis of items defined in their project's risk register when requested 

  • Assist project managers during construction with reviewing subtrade change orders when requested

  • Collaborate with and contribute to the Four Lakes team

  • Additional duties as assigned by company Principals ​



  • Minimum of 5 years of demonstrable experience in a similar position in the construction industry

  • Exemplary communication skills (verbal & written) with strong analytic, and mathematic skills

  • Ability to work efficiently with a service-oriented attitude, courtesy, tact, and diplomacy

  • Commitment to maintaining mutually respectful relationships

  • Ability to effectively manage time, responsibilities, and priorities

  • Ability to problem solve and identify alternative approaches or solutions 

  • Ability to observe, identify and offer input to improve company processes & work systems

  • Knowledge of AutoCAD and BlueBeam is an asset

  • Knowledge of Procore is an asset

  • Knowledge of Trimble Autobid is an asset

  • Previous mechanical industry experience (preferred)

  • Previous experience in a team environment

  • Computer literate with emphasis on MS Office

  • Access to own transportation (travel is reimbursed)

Work arrangement 


Monday to Friday from 7am - 4pm 


Total compensation & Perks

Pay: $90,000.00-$140,000.00 per year


  • Dental care

  • Extended health care

  • Flexible schedule

  • Paid time off

  • Vision care

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

How to apply

If you're interested in joining our team, send your resume to 

Senior Mechanical estimator

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