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estimator, construction


Source: Job Bank

Location

Burnaby, BC
V5J5A4

Salary

$39.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Education: College/CEGEP
  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years

Work setting

  • Estimating
  • Quantity surveying

Tasks

  • Prepare estimates of labour and/or material costs
  • Operate CADD and other computer software systems
  • Prepare estimates for general expenses and overheads
  • Provide economic feasibility studies and preliminary estimates for proposed projects
  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
  • Project cash flow and financing requirements
  • Estimate pre-contract costs
  • Utilize quantity take-off procedures
  • 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

Work conditions and physical capabilities

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

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Organized
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 hours per week

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