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construction estimator


Source: Job Bank

Location

Brinston, ON
K0E1C0

Salary

$25.00 to $40.00 hourly (to be negotiated)

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

Tasks

  • Prepare estimates of labour and/or material costs
  • Operate CADD and other computer software systems
  • Prepare estimates for general expenses and overheads
  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
  • Estimate pre-contract costs
  • Advise on tendering procedures
  • Monitor and adjust contract expenditures
  • Liaise, consult and communicate with engineers, architects, owners, contractors and subcontractors on changes and adjustments to cost estimates

Computer and technology knowledge

  • AutoCAD
  • MS Excel
  • MS Word

Type of experience

  • Civil
  • Commercial and/or industrial construction
  • Industrial construction

Project size estimating experience

  • 0 - $100,000
  • $1,500,001 - $4,000,000
  • $100,001 - $500,000

Area of work experience

  • Purchasing, procurement and contracts

Security and safety

  • Driving record check (abstract)

Transportation/travel information

  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail

Personal suitability

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

Screening questions

  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • 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?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

Health benefits

  • Health care plan

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