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CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATOR

  • Job Category:

    Other
    • City:

      Calgary
    • Province:

      AB
  • Status:

    Open
  • Types:

    Perm
  • Job Id:

    30060422

Description

Do you want to be apart of a collaborative team? Are you a positive and passionate individual that values accuracy and quality of work? Our Calgary based client is looking for someone to play an integral role in their business development team as a Construction Estimator. If this is a role you feel you could excel at, please apply below. 

Job Responsibilities 

  • Find accurate pricing of construction products 
  • Accurate pricing of modular and site construction components, as well as design, engineering, and permitting 
  • Control of all estimation processes across Canada 
  • Review and participate in the estimation process from concept to tender for all products
  • Prepare and review RFP’s and send out to fabricators, subcontractors, and consultants
  • Review and comparison of returning bids, as well as vendor clarifications and deviations
  • Create estimates from drawings and specifications
  • Preparation of quality take offs and identify general requirements 
  • Participate in site visit meetings 
  • Oversee and participate in the preparation of estimates
  • Participate in bid reviews 
  • Liaise with fabricators, subcontractors, and consultants
  • Prepare and maintain a directory of suppliers, contractors, and subcontractors 
  • Read and interpret construction drawings
  • Participate in weekly sales meetings and project specific bid set meetings
  • Participate in end-of-project reviews and make assessments of estimate performance vs actual performance.

Candidate Qualifications
  • Post-secondary education in an Engineering and/or Technology Field, Estimating, Building Systems and/or Procurement.
  • Five plus years of estimating experience 
  •  Experience in the modular  or construction industry would be an asset
  • Experience reading drawings
  • Basic understanding of structural, architectural, mechanical and electrical systems
  • Understanding of the process of interior construction and how it works
  • Basic understanding of all materials used in interior construction and knowledge of what items should cost
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office, experience with Maestro is an asset
  • Self-motivated and self-directed with a demonstrated ability to work both with a team and independently in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Act professionally and in a trustworthy and respectful manner
  • Excellent written and verbal English skills


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