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Service Estimator

Hamilton, ON
Jan 11, 2024

Lakeside Process Controls Ltd. (‘Lakeside’) is recognized as a market leader, providing complete automation solutions to a wide range of industries. Our capabilities in process management and industrial automation enable us to solve our customers’ process automation challenges, keeping their operations running safer.
Our solutions range from devices that measure and relay diverse physical and chemical conditions, devices that control flow of materials, networks that transmit event-related information, to process control systems that collect information and trigger necessary actions to ensure continued operations.
Lakeside’s success is due to its exceptional people. Our skills and passion for our work is the key to our strong business results. Our commitment to a culture of integrity, teamwork and collaboration is what drives our continued and sustainable growth.
We seek individuals who are engaged, capable and committed to continuous improvement.
If this sounds like you, apply today and discover your potential with Lakeside!
What you will be doing in the role of Service Estimator:
Your responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Generate service cost estimations for solution development and service proposals
  • Prepare quotations or provide details to the Inside Sales team or Service Coordinator team on cost estimates so they can prepare quotations. 
  • Identify labour, material and time requirements by studying proposals, specifications and other related project documentation.  Working with internal and external customers to document clarifications, assumptions and exclusions.
  • Find and work with external suppliers to capture both material cost and sub-contracted labour cost to be included with estimate.
  • Develop estimation tools and processes to increase efficiency and accuracy of estimates, capturing knowledge of SME’s from service, engineering and sub-contractors and validating with past performance data
  • Maintain a cost database from completed projects, services and other sources and regularly updating estimation models.
  • Computes cost by analyzing labour, materials and time requirements and ensuring profitability targets are aligned with estimates. 
  • Present prepared estimates by assembling and displaying the cost estimates alongside descriptive information so the customer can see the value in the data
Knowledge and skills required for the role:
  • University Degree or College Diploma
  • Three to Five (3-5) years of experience in engineering, industrial trade or field service role
  • Knowledge of industrial equipment and processes or construction trades
  • Skilled verbal and written communicator, able to understand and convey technical requirements
  • Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to effectively develop tools and processes to support increased efficiency and accuracy
  • Ability to quickly learn new tools and processes as they arise
What we give YOU!
  • Flexible working schedules
  • competitive compensation package, with RRSP-matching
  • Comprehensive benefits coverage (medical, dental, vision, EAP & on-demand virtual health care)
  • A culture that promotes healthy work-life balance with above-market paid time off
  • Challenging work and direct exposure to key industries in the Canadian market
  • A structured training and development program and opportunities for continuous learning
  • Opportunity to participate in an award-winning Wellness Program!


Lakeside Process Controls Ltd. is committed to employment equity and welcomes diversity. ​We believe strongly in celebrating the different perspectives and experiences that come along with having a diverse network of employees, and encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including: persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, women, and members of visible minorities.
If you require accommodations to complete an application, please contact Human Resources at [email protected] and we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs.