​What is a Bid Writer?

A Bid Writer is responsible for creating and overseeing bids. Bids are a detailed and costed proposal used to help win contracts for construction projects. Most bid managers work within the built environment sector, but they can work in any industry in which work is contracted out. Typical employers of Bid Managers include, construction and engineering contractors and subcontractors.

Key skills to be successful as a Bid Writer will include:

 

  • Identifying opportunities on which to submit bids

  • Planning a successful strategy for winning a bid

  • Researching, writing and/or checking proposals

  • Negotiating with specialist suppliers and/or subcontractors

What are the typical daily duties for a Bid Writer?

From employer to employer the job description of a Bid Writer can vary, however typical duties and activities undertaken include:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Creative and innovative thinking

  • Problem-solving skills

  • Relationship-building

  • Influencing skills

  • Commercially aware

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​Pickering is a town that is situated in Southern Ontario, Canada. As of 2016 the population of Pickering was 91,771, which made it the 61st most populated town in Canada.

Pickering has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple large constructions projects in the pipeline, such as:

Brock Lands Restoration Plan

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) acquired the former Brock North and South Landfill sites from the City of Toronto in January 2011.  The 969 acres of land will be restored to become a public destination and support self-sustaining communities of native plants, fish and wildlife. These lands have the potential to provide recreational opportunities such as hiking, cross country skiing, angling and nature viewing experiences.

Carruthers Creek Watershed Plan

The Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) Board of Directors approved the updated Carruthers Creek Watershed Plan (CCWP) in September 2021. The update of the Watershed Plan commenced in 2015, and included various stakeholder and public engagement opportunities.

The development of the updated CCWP included an evaluation of current conditions and the identification of measures to protect, enhance and restore the health of the watershed.

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