Cost Consultant

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) is a crown agency whose purpose is to build, manage, finance, and enhance the value of Ontario public assets, including Ontario’s public infrastructure, real estate, and government facilities. Our core values include being people-oriented, innovative, client-focused, execution-driven and diligent.


Since 2006, the AFP program has brought more than 75 major infrastructure projects to market, including such projects as Joseph Brant Hospital, Durham Consolidated Courthouse, Highway 407 East extension, Union-Pearson Express Line, and the Eglinton Crosstown LRT.


The Cost Consultant will support the development of AFP projects budget through procurement and throughout the project lifecycle, this role is internally titled Quantity Surveyor. Using a quantity surveyor background you will validate work completed by external service providers based on infrastructure market rates and to ensure that costing and data is substantiated and captured appropriately, including conducting any necessary research and trend analysis.


You must have at least 5 years of experience working on construction, real property or infrastructure projects, in a cost estimating related role (e.g. developing project budgets and/or project cost estimates). It is expected that you will be 1-3 years' post-PQS or MIRCS certification experience, with a primary focus on quantity surveying, knowledge of quantitative and qualitative analysis methodologies and tools to accompany your post-secondary or collegiate degree in a related field such as business, engineering, architecture, construction project management, quantity surveying or related field with project management training or equivalent knowledge.


You must possess the ability to research methodologies and tools pertaining to cost planning, estimation, and management principles and methodologies, project budget development and cost. In addition, you must possess the ability to work on multiple projects while coordinating and effectively communicating with working with internal project teams and external consultants and vendors.


We seek an individual with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to influence people through consultation, negotiation and consensus building.  Excellent analytical skills are required with an ability to integrate program-wide issues and develop solutions.


To apply, forward your resume to and reference MP - PMBO - QS2 in the subject line. To learn more about our organization, please visit Infrastructure Ontario is an equal opportunity employer. We will accommodate your needs under the Ontario Human Rights Code.