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construction estimator


Source: Job Bank

Location

Toronto, ON
M5B1M4

Salary

$34.62 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Education: Bachelor's degree
  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years
  • or equivalent experience

Work setting

  • Estimating
  • Willing to relocate

Tasks

  • Prepare estimates of labour and/or material costs
  • Prepare pre-qualification submissions to present clients
  • Read blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine work requirements
  • Prepare master format estimates (Class A)
  • Prepare elemental format estimates (Classes B, C, D)
  • Prepare estimates for general expenses and overheads
  • Provide economic feasibility studies and preliminary estimates for proposed projects
  • Project cash flow and financing requirements
  • Create and submit estimate reports, quote sheets and bids forms
  • Advise on tendering procedures
  • Analyze tenders and recommend awards
  • Set up cost monitoring and reporting systems
  • Monitor and adjust contract expenditures
  • Prepare and maintain directory of supplies and trade contractors
  • Liaise, consult and communicate with engineers, architects, owners, contractors and subcontractors on changes and adjustments to cost estimates
  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications

Computer and technology knowledge

  • AutoCAD
  • MS Project
  • MS Excel
  • MS Word

Type of experience

  • Architecture
  • Commercial and/or industrial construction
  • Residential construction
  • Contractors

Area of work experience

  • Purchasing, procurement and contracts
  • Project coordination

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Organized
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Life insurance

Other benefits

  • Other benefits

Support for newcomers and refugees

  • Supports newcomers and/or refugees with foreign credential recognition

Support for Indigenous people

  • Provides cultural competency training and/or awareness training to all employees to create a welcoming work environment for Indigenous workers

Support for mature workers

  • Applies hiring policies that discourage age discrimination

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