Estimator - Dust Collection

Job Title: Estimator – Dust Collection

Job Type: F/T Permanent Position

Company: VETS Group

Role Reports to: Project Manager

Location: Burnaby, BC

About Us:

VETS is a leading industrial HVAC solutions provider, with 100 years of history, committed to delivering excellence in air quality management. With a proven track record of innovation, safety, and client satisfaction, we specialize in designing and implementing cutting-edge dust collection systems for a diverse range of industrial applications.

Company Core Values:

Human Leadership

Ownership Mentality

Nurturing Environment

Open Communication

United Team

Renowned Craftsmanship

Position Overview:

We are currently seeking a talented and detail-oriented Dust Collection Estimator to join or dynamic team. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in our projects, working closely with clients to assess their unique requirements, provide accurate cost estimations, and contribute to the successful execution of industrial HVAC projects.


  • Project Assessment:
    • Conduct on-site visits to assess the specific requirements of the facility.
    • Collaborate with clients and internal teams to understand project goals and objectives.
    • Evaluate existing HVAC systems and propose improvements to enhance dust collection efficiency.
  • Cost Estimation:
    • Utilize industry-standard tools and methodologies to prepare detailed and accurate cost estimates.
    • Analyze project specifications, blueprints, and technical documents to determine materials, labour, and equipment requirements.
    • Solicit and evaluate bids from subcontractors and suppliers, negotiate pricing, and maintain positive relationships to ensure the timely and cost-effective delivery of materials and services.
  • Proposal Development:
    • Prepare comprehensive proposals outlining project scope, cost breakdown, and timelines.
    • Present proposals to clients and address any inquiries or concerns.
    • Work closely with the sales team to support business development activities.
  • Collaboration and Communication:
    • Collaborate with engineering, constructions, and project management teams to ensure seamless project execution.
    • Maintain clear and effective communication with clients, addressing questions and providing project updates.
    • Attend project meetings to contribute insights and address technical aspects of dust collection systems.
  • Market research: Stay informed about industry trends, materials, and labour costs to ensure competitiveness in the marketplace.
  • Documentation: Maintain organized and detailed records of estimates, bids, and correspondence for future reference and analysis.


  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, HVAC technologies, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in estimating dust collection systems for industrial HVAC projects.
  • Strong Knowledge of HVAC systems, air quality regulations, and industry best practices.
  • Proficiency using estimation software and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate complex technical information to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with attention to detail and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team and contribute to a positive and dynamic work environment.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter with salary expectations to Please include “Dust Collection Estimator – [Your Name]” in the subject line.

Application Deadline: January 5, 2023


VETS is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply.


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