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Do you have experience preparing cost estimates? Do you have knowledge in project management and general construction? Our client in Calgary is looking for an Estimator to join their team for a 6 month contract position. If this sounds like something you may be interested in, please apply today!

Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare cost estimates of different AACE classes as required.
  • Presentation of the estimate for management and when needed, executive review
  • Review and validate outsourced estimates with support from engineering and PM
  • Reviewing of the Design Basis Memorandum (DBM), Engineering Design Documents
  • Document a “Basis of Estimate” (BOE) document for estimates from various sources
  • Attend and assist in project planning sessions and team meetings to provide estimating input
  • Interfaces and communicates effectively (written and oral) with the estimating team, with all levels of management, clients and industry contacts
  • Provide support post estimate for IR responses, project variance analysis, scope changes, and change notices

Candidate Qualifications

  • Completion of post secondary education in a related field or equivalent combination of relevant experience and education
  • Five or more years of estimating, cost control and/or engineering experience in projects ranging from $1M to $50M
  • Strong computer background including experience with Excel, PowerPoint, and Sage (Timberline) estimating software
  • Good technical writing and presentation skills
  • Proven ability/experience in above noted responsibilities
  • Knowledge in project management procedures and planning
  • Understanding of cost control systems and accounts
  • General knowledge of construction costs, budgets and construction timelines in the utilities industry
  • The ability to work in a team environment and promoting teamwork
  • Capable of adapting information/style to the audience, explains difficult information clearly and influences and persuades others towards consensus agreement
  • Proven track record of good attendance and performance 






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